PET HEALTH CORNER: What to expect post-vaccination

Spring is here and so is the season for pet vaccination! If you’re unsure which vaccines need updated for your pet, contact your veterinarian. In this blog we’ll go over what to expect post-vaccination and how to help your pet cope from our blog: PET HEALTH CORNER: Pets Post-Vaccination. Post-Vaccination with your pet Taking care more »

Apr 28, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Tick prevention tips from Teddy the ferret

Teddy’s tick story When “Teddy” the ferret came to the Ontario SPCA Orillia Animal Centre as a stray, he was covered in hundreds of ticks. A veterinary examination revealed Teddy was covered in ticks – nymphs – the size of a grain of pepper. Immediately, the veterinarian planned a tick treatment and had the ticks more »

Apr 26, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Changing lives for good: National Volunteer Week 2017

The Ontario SPCA depends on the warmth, generosity and skills of our volunteers. People like you provide comfort to the many animals in need. During National Volunteer Week this year, we want to celebrate the amazing contributions our volunteers make every day! In this video, we profile a few dedicated volunteers and hear their stories more »

Apr 25, 2017
by Emily Cook
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National Volunteer Week 2017 Contest

We look forward to hearing all of your volunteering stories! Make sure to share this contest with your friends and get them to spread the word. By celebrating volunteers, we can show these dedicated individuals just how important their work really is. Let’s celebrate volunteers for National Volunteer Week! National Volunteer Week – Volunteer with us! more »

Apr 24, 2017
by Emily Cook
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5 ways to celebrate Earth Day as a pet owner

Celebrate Earth Day this year, with these five ways get involved with your pet. Tell us what you think in the comments below! We always love to hear from you. Earth Day with your pets Go for a long walk. On Earth Day, spend time with your furry friend outdoors! Take a lesson from your dog and more »

Apr 22, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Ontario SPCA spring microchip clinics

Does your pet have a microchip? Each year shelters and humane societies across North America take in thousands of lost and abandoned animals. Some of these animals never make it home because they can’t be identified. Therefore, have your pet microchipped, and give yourself piece of mind. As a result, you as a pet owner, can more »

Apr 21, 2017
by Emily Cook
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9 things to know before adopting a cat

You’re thinking of adopting a cat. You’ve done the Meet Your Match® quiz at your local animal centre to find your perfect match and now you’ve got your eye on a special feline you’d like to adopt. Before you bring Fluffy home, make sure you’re ready! Cats can be mysterious, but knowing how to properly more »

Apr 20, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Chase the Miniature Pinscher needs your help!

This sweet Miniature Pinscher, “Chase,” needs your help to recover from a badly broken leg. Chase is four months old and was recently surrendered to the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre after suffering a badly broken leg. This poor little guy jumped down too many stairs, fracturing his fibula and tibia. Wrapped in a blanket, more »

Apr 19, 2017
by Emily Cook
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