New Year’s Eve countdown pet safety tips

The excitement of the New Year approaching may have us distracted from caring for our furry friends. As we get ready for the countdown New Year’s Eve, here are some pet safety tips to keep in mind from our blog, 4 ways to enjoy New Year’s Eve with your pet. How to enjoy New Year’s Eve more »

Dec 30, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Pet-friendly waterless cleaning products for winter

Even in the winter, pets can get into some serious messes. If washing them outside isn’t an option – you need an alternative! With the weather changing, we have some great waterless bathing tips for your pets. Check out these tips from our blog; Waterless bathing for pets. Waterless bathing products Spray– Many companies sell waterless more »

Dec 29, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Safe Holiday Snacking for your Pet

Material adapted from Pet Talk* Snacking: foods to avoid having around your pet Many people spread holiday cheer through tasty treats, warm beverages, and feasts, but this type of celebration may not be fit for Fido. In fact, many “people foods” can cause health problems in cats and dogs. Dr. Christine Rutter, clinical assistant professor more »

Dec 28, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Grieving the loss of a pet during the holidays

For many people, the holiday season is a time filled with family, friends, and good memories. For others, this time of year is difficult because they’re grieving the loss of a pet they loved. In this Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, we speak with Russell Friedman, executive director of the Grief Recovery Institute and co-author of the Grief Recovery more »

Dec 27, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Boxing day activities for you & your pets

Having a day off with your family can be a lot of fun! To help you involve your pets in the Boxing Day fun, we have some activity ideas for you. Fun Boxing Day things to do with your pets Go for a hike/walk with your dog: If it’s not too cold outside, going for more »

Dec 26, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Tips to make your Holidays pet-safe

The holidays are finally upon us! As you prepare for all the festivities, we want to make sure your pets are not forgotten. Here are some tips to make sure your pets are safe & happy! Food We know you’re proud of the holiday meal you created – but that doesn’t mean you should share more »

Dec 23, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Last minute stocking stuffers for animal-loving friends!

Are you still looking for the perfect holiday present? It’s not too late to give an amazing gift you’ll feel proud to give. Find last minute stocking stuffers ideas here! When you give through Paws & Give™ you are helping the Ontario SPCA care for abandoned and abused animals who can’t speak for themselves. Online virtual catalog more »

Dec 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Enjoying the holidays with your pet

There’s nothing better than putting your feet up with a warm drink after a long day of holiday shopping, parties and bustle; but while the holidays are chalked-full of activity, your pet can easily be caught up in the holiday shuffle. Here are some quick ways to enjoy the holidays with your pet! Make walking more »

Dec 21, 2016
by Aubrie
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Simu Liu’s iAdopt story: Two lives changed for the better

Simu Liu is a Canadian actor, director, stuntman, writer, and dog lover. Liu joined us to share his story of adopting Barkley and how it has changed his life! Learn more and see this adorable story here: Simu Liu’s iAdopt story iAdopt for the Holidays The holiday season is a great time to bring a new pet more »

Dec 20, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Help horses in need this winter

With the cold weather upon us, our horses and ponies available for adoption require a little extra care to stay warm and healthy. So we’re asking the public for donations of gently used blankets for our horse friends! What the horses need The Ontario SPCA is seeking all sizes of winter turnout blankets, blanket liners, more »

Dec 19, 2016
by Emily Cook
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