Category Archives: News

After 4 days, this 25-year-old Tortoise came back

This is a great story shared with us from our friends at the Lincoln County Humane Society! Having a pet go missing, can be extremely stressful on pet parents, and the animal! In this amazing story, Bob the Tortoise found his way back home after a four-day adventure outside his home. Bob the Tortoise found more »

Jul 21, 2016
by Emily Cook
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55 Northern cats find homes thanks to transfer

55 Northern cats find forever homes, thanks to the Provincial Animal Transfer program partnership Forever homes have been found for 55 cats from Northern Ontario thanks to the collaborative efforts of Welland & District SPCA, Beat the Heat Kenora and the Ontario SPCA. A total of 65 cats were recently transferred from Northern Ontario and more »

Jul 13, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Update from Elijah: Full recovery!

Do you remember sweet Elijah? “Elijah”, was the sweet 2-year-old husky/shepherd mix who found himself at the Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre. He was one of 75 dogs transferred in November, 2015 from Whitefish Bay First Nation. Earlier this year we asked for your help because Elijah was battling an infection in his front paw. The incredible support more »

Jul 11, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Celebrating Canada Day 2016!

O’ Canada, our home and native land! However you’re celebrating this Canada Day holiday, we want to make sure your pets also enjoy it. It’s going to be a hot weekend, so here are some tips for keeping your pet comfortable: All of the water! Bring fresh, portable water for your pets wherever you go more »

Jul 01, 2016
by Emily Cook
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New Shelter Health Pro website launched!

The Shelter Health and Wellness team at the Ontario SPCA have launched a new website for YOU. Get to know Shelter Health Pro! Shelter Health Pro is an online resource that presents information from researchers and shelter professionals in an accessible format. It equips animal shelter staff, volunteers and pet owners with resources to make animals more comfortable more »

Jun 30, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Thunder Bay resident wins 2016 Ontario SPCA Chair’s Award!

The Ontario SPCA is thrilled to announce the winner of the 2016 SPCA Chair’s Award: Judy Decicco from Thunder Bay! The Chair’s Award is presented annually to an individual who has gone above and beyond to make an outstanding contribution to Animal Welfare. Decicco has been volunteering for Animal Welfare her whole life. This includes more »

Jun 17, 2016
by Emily Cook
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TIME “Animals & Your Health” – Book release

The editors of TIME released a new book at the end of April, 2016, “TIME Animals and Your Health: The Power of Pets to Heal our Pain, Help Us Cope, and Improve Our Well-Being.” Check out the synopsis of this new book that is hoping to help us understand on a deeper level why pets more »

May 18, 2016
by Emily Cook
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