Category Archives: Fix Your Pet

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Fix Your Pet: Myths & Facts revealed

Pet overpopulation is an issue in Ontario. This is why the Ontario SPCA promotes Fix Your Pet month! To encourage pet owners to spay/neuter their pet. But there are many myths that circulate about fixing your pet – and we want to set them straight! We answer the most common myths we hear about spay/neuter more »

Mar 14, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Enter the Cone of Fame Contest!

Let’s change the conversation, and encourage pet owners to be proud of their pets’ cones! Join the movement – enter the Cone of Fame contest today. How to enter the Cone of Fame contest Step 1 – Post a photo of your pet in a Cone of Fame on in our gallery at fixyourpet.ca, or more »

Mar 06, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Fix Your Pet Month: Pledge, education and more!

What is Fix Your Pet month? Fix Your Pet month is all about one thing – encouraging people to have their pets spayed and neutered! Pet overpopulation still exists in Ontario as a direct result of animals left unaltered. Each year, tens of thousands of dogs and cats end up on the streets where they more »

Mar 02, 2017
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: TNR & Feral cats

Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is an important part of controlling pet overpopulation in Ontario. Monica Seto, Manager of feral cat programs and Shelter Health and Wellness at the Ontario SPCA shares what TNR is and how you can get involved. Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Seto says Trap-Neuter-Return, or TNR, is the process of trapping feral cats and bringing them to more »

Mar 25, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Spay/Neuter Services: Changing the landscape

In case you didn’t know, the Ontario SPCA has three high-volume Spay/Neuter clinics. The clinics are located in Barrie, Newmarket and St. Catharine’s, and they have had an incredible impact on communities in Ontario since they were opened. As of December 2015, the clinics collectively performed their 80,000th surgery! Check out this podcast with Judith Aubin, more »

PET HEALTH CORNER: Importance of having a vet

If you own a pet, getting a vet is something you’ve either thought about doing, or you’ve done ages ago. Dave Wilson, Director of Shelter Health and Wellness and retired vet, explains why having a veterinarian is not only a benefit for your pet, but also for you. Why should I have a vet? If you’re a pet more »

Mar 11, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Bring out the Cone of Fame – CONTEST!

March is Fix Your Pet Month, and we’re encouraging everyone to spread the word about the importance of spaying/neutering your pet. That’s where the Cone of Fame comes in! Let’s change the conversation, and encourage pet owners to be proud of their pets’ cones! Enter the contest today to join the movement. How to Enter more »

Mar 03, 2016
by Emily Cook
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