PET HEALTH CORNER: Cottage Safety

Heading up to the cottage for a weekend away with your pet can be lots of fun! But there are some things you need to keep in mind to make sure your pet is comfortable and safe from our fact sheet: Cottage Safety for your pet. Making the drive up Keep the car at a more »

Jul 29, 2016
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10 pet-friendly activities for the long weekend

The dog days of summer are upon us. The long weekend is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your four-legged friends. Instead of parking yourself on the sofa, get out and enjoy the beautiful weather with your dog. The physical activity and fresh air is not only good for your health, it’s also more »

Jul 28, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Kitty gossip: How to socialize your kitten

Cats are known for being aloof animals and being able to do their “own thing” – so is socializing really important? B 4 U Get a Pet says it is! This is especially true with adopted animals. Check out this great information on socializing kittens from their website! What is socializing? B 4 U Get more »

Jul 27, 2016
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Tanya Kim walks to save animals’ lives

Tanya Kim, from Entertainment City and Breakfast Television Toronto, has always been an Animal Welfare advocate. Now this year she’s choosing to walk to save animals! Tanya Kim is the Official Ambassador for the Ontario SPCA Friends for Life! Walk™ presented by Pedigree. Check out this video to see what she has to say about the great more »

Jul 26, 2016
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Water safety tips

With the heat wave that’s been upon us this week – many of us may be heading out to the beach, cottage, or pool to cool down! Before you do that though, here are some important tips you need to know about spending time with your pets near water. Check out this information from our more »

Jul 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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After 4 days, this 25-year-old Tortoise came back

This is a great story shared with us from our friends at the Lincoln County Humane Society! Having a pet go missing, can be extremely stressful on pet parents, and the animal! In this amazing story, Bob the Tortoise found his way back home after a four-day adventure outside his home. Bob the Tortoise found more »

Jul 21, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Heat safety: Walking your dog

When it’s really hot out, you need to be careful where you walk your dog, when you walk and for how long. Check out this blog on heat safety and protecting your pets. Protecting pads while walking your dog Imagine you’re walking on the pavement with bare feet – is it too hot for you? It’s more »

Jul 20, 2016
by Emily Cook
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DIY Dog Toys – Step by Step Video

During the summer months, you may be looking for some fun activities to do, especially with kids home! Here are some great DIY Dog Toys ideas to keep them, and you, occupied and having fun. DIY Dog Toys Braided Rope Toy Take an old T-shirt, or a few, and cut your fabric into 3 long more »

Jul 19, 2016
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Special cat seeking special home

The Ontario SPCA Huron County Animal Centre has a special cat named Borden in their care. He needs YOUR help to find a forever home! Borden is estimated to be 3 years old, and originally came into the Animal Centre as a stray. He quickly worked his way into the staff’s hearts with his vocal more »

Jul 18, 2016
by Emily Cook
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