PET HEALTH CORNER: Fall shedding & how to cope

During the fall season, you may be seeing a lot more hair tumble weeds running around your house, and wonder what’s going on. Well, ’tis the season for fall shedding! Dave Wilson, director of Shelter Health and Wellness for the Ontario SPCA and retired vet tells us why this happens and how you can cope with it. Why more »

Sep 30, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Did you know? It’s World Rabies Day!

Today is the 10th Annual World Rabies Day, an annual event coordinated by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control to raise awareness about rabies around the world. It is also endorsed by both international medical and veterinary associations such as the World Veterinary Association. Check out this great information from our 2012 blog on rabies! What should I know more »

Sep 28, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Does your dog have their advent calendar yet?

They’re all patiently waiting ….. For their very own advent calendar! That’s right! This year you can buy your pet their own advent calendar  with yummy treats they’ll love! On top of that, with your purchase you will also be supporting life-saving care for animals in need. Order your own calendar today from our Paws & more »

Sep 27, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Saying Goodbye: A tribute to Crash

When Crash was 7 weeks old, he was thrown from a truck on Highway 400 in the Moon River area. This is how he entered the lives of countless staff at the Ontario SPCA. Crash was brought to the Ontario SPCA in 2005 after sustaining injuries from being thrown out of a truck. He had more »

Sep 26, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Partnering with the Wikwemikong Unceded Reserve to help animals

A mobile spay/neuter clinic is bringing needed services to the Wikwemikong Unceded Reserve The Welland & District SPCA and the Ontario SPCA have partnered with the Wikwemikong Unceded Reserve – the Wiky Rez – to provide mobile spay/neuter and animal wellness services! This week long event will be wrapping up over the next few days. 95 spay/neuter more »

Sep 23, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Enjoying the Fall: Safety tips!

A cooler breeze, and beautiful scenery can be a great time to get outside with your pets! The fall weather is ideal for playing with our pets outside – but there are also safety concerns you need to be aware of! Here are some tips! Fall Pet Safety During colder seasons, active pets need more food! more »

Sep 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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The Ontario SPCA has an app!

Ever wanted to keep tabs on certain breeds available for adoption? Or waited for a volunteer opportunity to open up at your local Ontario SPCA Animal Centre? Introducing the Ontario SPCA’s new FREE app! It’s fast, simple, and easy to use anytime, anywhere. Learn more below! So many great features on the app! This new app can help more »

Sep 19, 2016
by Emily Cook
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