Q&A with Tanya Firmage about new Dog Rehabilitation Centre

Tanya Firmage is the Chief of Humane Programs and Community Outreach for the Ontario SPCA. Today we hear from her about the new Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre. Check it out! 1.  How will building the Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre help dogs in need? Dogs deserve more than we can currently provide at our animal centres. By building Canada’s first more »

Nov 30, 2016
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Ontario SPCA wins award for environmental stewardship

Environmental stewardship award from Ontario Streams The Ontario SPCA is honoured to be the recipient of an environmental stewardship award from Ontario Streams for our continued support of their efforts to protect streams and reforestation. Ontario Streams is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the conservation and rehabilitation of streams and wetlands. Through our partnership, Ontario more »

Nov 28, 2016
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Tips for Veterinary Clinic Visit

By guest blogger: Dr. Ryan Llera How many of us like waiting around in our doctor’s office?  Not many of us I can imagine …  Now what about the length of time you spend in the veterinary clinic?  Honestly, I have always found veterinary clinics to be more personable than most human doctor offices or more »

Nov 25, 2016
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Feline-ality 101: Get deep with your kitty!

Meet Your Match® Feline-ality ™ Meet Your Match® Feline-ality™, is an adoption program that will help you meet your perfect feline match! The ASPCA own Feline-ality™, created by Animal Behaviourist Dr. Emily Weiss, Ph.D. The program is like E-Harmony for pets! Imagine an adult cat going home with a family that perfectly matches her adventurous personality, more »

Nov 24, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Two cats abandoned – Help us find the person responsible!

Were you in the area of Bond Lake in Richmond Hill on Tuesday, Nov. 8? We need your help finding the person responsible for abandoning two cats in a crate. Rescue & Recovery A couple out for a walk along a trail by Bond Lake found a beige carrier with two cats inside. They brought the cats more »

Nov 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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A Day in the Life of Rocky & Friends™ plush

In this adorable video, watch Rocky & Friends™ plush move through a day with their best friends. So cute! Rocky & Friends™ are inspired by real animals who found forever homes through the Ontario SPCA. Watch this cute video now! Rocky & Friends Plush Looking for something warm to cuddle over the holidays? How about a Rocky more »

Nov 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Skunk Spotting: How to be prepared

As the cold weather settles in, you may think you’re in the clear for seeing skunks. Not so! Skunks do not hibernate and therefore can be very active in the winter at almost any time of day. A skunk life in winter Though skunks don’t hibernate, they can burrow in their dens during especially cold more »

Nov 18, 2016
by Emily Cook
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