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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
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Abandoned kittens find hope coming in from the cold

Staff at the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre weren’t sure what they were going to find when they opened the cardboard box left on their doorstep one snowy morning. As they opened up the flaps they saw five, tiny, kittens. From a quick assessment, the staff could see the kittens were underweight, missing most more »

Dec 16, 2016
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Ontario SPCA wins award for environmental stewardship

Environmental stewardship award from Ontario Streams The Ontario SPCA is honoured to be the recipient of an environmental stewardship award from Ontario Streams for our continued support of their efforts to protect streams and reforestation. Ontario Streams is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the conservation and rehabilitation of streams and wetlands. Through our partnership, Ontario more »

Nov 28, 2016
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Two cats abandoned – Help us find the person responsible!

Were you in the area of Bond Lake in Richmond Hill on Tuesday, Nov. 8? We need your help finding the person responsible for abandoning two cats in a crate. Rescue & Recovery A couple out for a walk along a trail by Bond Lake found a beige carrier with two cats inside. They brought the cats more »

Nov 22, 2016
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Ottawa community comes together to support pet owner in need

When a young pet owner was having difficulty caring for his dog, the Ontario SPCA and community groups in Ottawa came together to help him care for his canine companion. An Ontario SPCA officer attended a home near Ottawa for at-risk youth. Once there, they discovered a senior Lab-cross dog with some health issues. The dog was more »

Nov 17, 2016
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Ontario SPCA Major Case Management Team receives prestigious Chief’s Commendation Award

The Ontario SPCA is honoured to have received a very prestigious award from the Chatham-Kent Police. Chief Gary Conn of the Chatham-Kent Police recognized the Ontario SPCA’s Major Case Management Team with a Chief’s Commendation Award for their assistance breaking a major dog fighting operation in Tilbury, Ont. As part of a Joint Forces Operation more »

Nov 16, 2016
by Emily Cook
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