Bake Anna Olson’s Chocolate Peppermint Cupcake Recipe for National Cupcake Day™

Need some inspiration for delicious cupcakes to serve at your National Cupcake Day™ party in support of SPCA’s and Humane Societies across Canada? This easy to make and delicious cupcake recipe by Anna Olson is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Anna Olson is a National Cupcake Day™ supporter and host of the Food Network Canada‘s “Baking With more »

Jan 31, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Tips on caring for your pet rat

Whether you’ve had a pet rat before, or you’re a first-time owner – here are some tips you need to know. The ASPCA has a very helpful guide for tips on food, cage size, exercise and more here. Today, we’re going to share with you some of those tips! Pet rat care tips Food In every more »

Jan 30, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Join Cupcakeateer Anna Olson & Register for National Cupcake Day™

Anna Olson, National Cupcake Day™ supporter and host of the Food Network Canada‘s “Baking With Anna Olson,” “Fresh with Anna Olson”, and “Sugar,” is getting excited for National Cupcake Day™ for SPCA’s and Humane Societies and you should too! Register today to “BAKE” a difference for animals in need!: http://nationalcupcakeday.ca  National Cupcake Day is February 27th. You can more »

Jan 27, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Thera-PET-ic socks help animals post-surgery

When coming out of spay/neuter surgery, animals need something to slowly bring their body temperatures up. This is where Thera-PET-ic socks come in! These socks are filled with rice and heated in a microwave, and then laid beside the animal. With the socks help, animals have a smoother transition waking up from surgery. In this video, more »

Jan 26, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Service dog helps owner cope with PTSD

Bell Let’s Talk Day is a great opportunity to talk about mental illness and how it affects all of us. Medric “Cous” Cousineau deals with PTSD every day, and he handles it because of his service dog Thai. “She is like an emotional early warning symptom,” Cous says. In this video, Cousineau explains what exactly a more »

Jan 25, 2017
by Emily Cook
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When can the Ontario SPCA remove an animal?

Every day, Ontario SPCA agents and inspectors encounter situations  where animals are in distress or immediate distress. But when can the Ontario SPCA remove an animal? In today’s podcast, Inspector Scott Sylvia talks to us about the Ontario SPCA’s authority to remove animals. He discusses when a warrant is needed, in what situations an animal more »

Jan 24, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Double Apple Pupcake recipe – Yumm!

Anna Olson, National Cupcake Day™ supporter and host of the Food Network Canada‘s “Baking With Anna Olson,” “Fresh with Anna Olson”, and “Sugar,” wrote a guest blog for us in 2015 talking about why she chose the ingredients this Double Apple Pupcake recipe. Get ready for a yummy read! Click here to download the recipe card for Anna’s Double Apple Pupcakes. more »

Jan 19, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Make a new friend during the rat adopt-a-thon at PetSmart

Looking for a small, low-maintenance pet? A rat might be perfect for you! Visit a PetSmart near you between Jan. 21 and Feb. 12 to adopt a rat for $5 during a special rat adopt-a-thon. Ontario SPCA animal centres across the province recently welcomed a large number of these pocket-sized pets after close to 600 more »

Jan 18, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Easy dog treat recipes you can make at home!

Looking for some yummy dog treats that you can make from home? We’re here to help! This blog has a number of healthy and easy dog treat recipes your dog will love. DIY: Easy & Healthy Dog Treats Recipes Preparing cookies and treats for your dog on your own is a whole other experience and is filled more »

Jan 18, 2017
by Emily Cook
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