Category Archives: Ontario SPCA

October is RVT month – Let’s celebrate!

The Ontario SPCA has some wonderful Registered Veterinary Technicians (RVTs) employed within our organization. We’re excited to have a whole month to celebrate them! It’s no secret that a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)) is an integral part of any animal health care team, but they are particularly valuable in a shelter environment. These skilled, trained … Continue reading October is RVT month – Let’s celebrate!

Oct 04, 2017
by Emily Cook
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The powerful story of Beautiful Joe

Beautiful Joe is a novel written by Margaret Saunders in 1893. But it’s inspired by the real life Joe, from the town of Meaford, Ontario. The novel ended up contributing to worldwide awareness of animal cruelty, which at the time wasn’t much thought of. Joe was cruelly abused by an owner who cut off his ears and tail. He was … Continue reading The powerful story of Beautiful Joe

Sep 10, 2015
by Emily Cook
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