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Over 40 animals find new homes during two northern transfers

It’s been a busy summer for the Ontario SPCA Provincial Animal Transfer Team and for the Ontario SPCA Indigenous Programs following two recent dog transfers and a spay/neuter clinic in northern communities. The Ontario SPCA once again partnered with Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (Big Trout Lake First Nation), located about 500 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, to deliver more »

Jul 13, 2017
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New partnership with Waze to give reminders to people travelling with pets

The Ontario SPCA is pleased to be partnering with Waze to bring helpful reminders to pet owners travelling with their four-legged friends. Waze, the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app, has introduced a new safety feature, Waze Child/Pet Reminder alerts. After navigating to any destination, this customizable, opt-in alert appears at the end of more »

Jul 06, 2017
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Ontario SPCA performs 100,000th spay/neuter procedure

The Ontario SPCA reached a major milestone, performing its 100,000th spay/neuter procedure since it began offering high volume spay/neuter services to the public in 2009. Based on the number of animals that we see come into our animal centres every year and in an effort to help reduce pet overpopulation, the Ontario SPCA operates two more »

Jun 14, 2017
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Pet-friendly businesses support No Hot Pets campaign

To help spread awareness about the dangers of leaving pets unattended in vehicles, and to assist pet owners, the Ontario SPCA is encouraging businesses across the province to take part in its annual No Hot Pets campaign. Businesses that pledge their support for the No Hot Pets campaign will receive a digital sign that they more »

May 31, 2017
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Thank you to First Nations Communities caring for community dogs

The Ontario SPCA is so thankful for the public’s continued support of our Provincial Animal Transfer Program! This work would not be possible without your support and without the commitment to Animal Welfare shown by Indigenous Communities as they care for community dogs. Helping community dogs in need of homes The love these communities have more »

May 31, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Registration for 2017 Friends for Life! Walk™ now open!

Registration for the Friends for Life! Walk™ presented by Pedigree® is now open!  Register early and take advantage of our discounted pricing and early bird contests. Find a Friends for Life! Walk™ near you! Join us for a walk over the weekend of Saturday September 23 and Sunday September 24, 2017! Whether you bring your furry more »

May 29, 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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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
by Emily Cook
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