Category Archives: iAdopt

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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Simu Liu’s iAdopt story: Two lives changed for the better

Simu Liu is a Canadian actor, director, stuntman, writer, and dog lover. Liu joined us to share his story of adopting Barkley and how it has changed his life! Learn more and see this adorable story here: Simu Liu’s iAdopt story iAdopt for the Holidays The holiday season is a great time to bring a new pet more »

Dec 20, 2016
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Heartfelt gesture helps cats find forever homes

It may cold outside, but the generosity of our community has warmed our hearts! One act of kindness goes a long way for three cats Recently, a couple visited the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre and asked which animals had been at the centre the longest. Staff introduced them to three cats that more »

Dec 14, 2016
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Is it okay to give pets as gifts?

iAdopt for the Holidays is back, and with it come many questions about the rules of giving pets as gifts. If you’ve asked this question and want to learn more, keep reading from our blog: Gifted Pets – It’s not Taboo! Pets as Gifts . In 2013 the ASPCA surveyed people who received pets as gifts to more »

Dec 12, 2016
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Feline-ality 101: Get deep with your kitty!

Meet Your Match® Feline-ality ™ Meet Your Match® Feline-ality™, is an adoption program that will help you meet your perfect feline match! The ASPCA own Feline-ality™, created by Animal Behaviourist Dr. Emily Weiss, Ph.D. The program is like E-Harmony for pets! Imagine an adult cat going home with a family that perfectly matches her adventurous personality, more »

Nov 24, 2016
by Emily Cook
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November: A great time to adopt a senior pet!

Every month in the Animal Welfare world in exciting, but Adopt a Senior Pet Month is especially so! We want to help show you just how amazing a senior pet can be. Check out these points from our blog 5 reasons to adopt a senior pet! Reasons to adopt a senior pet They’re fully matured. Younger pets are still more »

Nov 14, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Sky’s adoption story: iAdopt for the Holidays

A year ago, a 6 month old black male cat was surrendered to the Ontario SPCA Barrie Animal Centre after he fell off a 7th story balcony. His owner was no longer able to care for him and he was unable to use his back end. His name is Sky. Today, Sky has fully recovered and is in more »

Nov 08, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Senior brothers Stitch & Francois find forever home

Remember Stitch & Francois? These two senior brothers from Ontario SPCA Provincial Education and Animal Centre, found their forever home this month and we couldn’t be more excited! Check out this update from the boys’ new owner, Rachel: Adoption Update: Stitch and Francois Stitch and Francois (now Calvin and Hobbes) are doing wonderfully, and I will more »

Nov 07, 2016
by Emily Cook
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