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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
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Low Cost Rabies & Microchip Clinics in Ontario – 2017

Having your pet vaccinated for rabies, and getting a microchip, are both important part of pet ownership! To encourage owners to get this done, Pet Valu and PetSmart stores are hosting low cost rabies and microchip clinics this year. Things to know about the rabies and microchip clinics Rabies Vaccinations and/or Microchips are $25 EACH per more »

Apr 06, 2017
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RCMP Musical Ride donates blankets to horses in need

When there’s a horse that needs a helping hand, the equestrian community always seems to pull together. Over the past several months, horse lovers have generously donated blankets, equipment and gift cards to assist the horses in our care. Among them, the RCMP Musical Ride! They heard about our appeal for blankets and reached out more »

Feb 16, 2017
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Hundreds of rats find homes at PetSmart adopt-a-thon

Remember the large number of rats we took into our care in late December when nearly 600 were removed from an apartment in North Bay and transferred to Ontario SPCA animal centres and humane societies across the province? To help us find loving homes for our little friends, PetSmart hosted a rat adopt-a-thon, sponsored by more »

Feb 13, 2017
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Got Snow? Contest winner announced!!

We had some AMAZING wintery entries in our contest over the last few weeks! Now it’s time to announce the contest winner. Drumroll please! Our randomly selected contest winner is … Twitter user Shelleyfisk1025!!! Congratulations!! Because we had so many amazing entries, we wanted to post a few “honourable mentions” for you to enjoy. Here more »

Feb 03, 2017
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March Break camps with animals? Yes, please!

If you’re starting to think about March Break and which kids camp you want to send your child to, consider the Ontario SPCA’s ‘Unleashed’ camps! The Ontario SPCA offers kids summer camps and March Break camps at a few of our animal centre locations. These camps are a great opportunity to have your child learn about Animal more »

Feb 01, 2017
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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
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Thank you for making iAdopt for the Holidays a success!

This year’s iAdopt for the Holidays campaign was a huge success, with over 5,300 animals finding forever homes through participating societies. From November 1 – December 31, Ontario SPCA Animal Centres in partnership with 50 other participating SPCAs and Humane Societies across Canada, ran the iAdopt for the Holidays adoption campaign. The goal  was to get as more »

Jan 06, 2017
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Help horses in need this winter

With the cold weather upon us, our horses and ponies available for adoption require a little extra care to stay warm and healthy. So we’re asking the public for donations of gently used blankets for our horse friends! What the horses need The Ontario SPCA is seeking all sizes of winter turnout blankets, blanket liners, more »

Dec 19, 2016
by Emily Cook
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