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PET HEALTH CORNER: Poisonous plants and your pet

This is an older blog, but a great one for this time of year! Learn all about protecting your pet from poisonous plants and be prepared for spring. Protecting your Pet from Poisonous Plants Many of us have plants in our homes, adding colour and life into otherwise stagnant environments. But some of these beautiful living more »

May 12, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Ideal Doghouse: Step-by-step, how-to video

In this video, we’re giving you a step-by-step guide on how to build an Ideal Doghouse. Some breeds of dogs can live outside during the winter, if they are provided with an insulated doghouse of the proper dimensions. The dimensions are directly related to the size of the dog. Dimensions are critically important if the more »

May 09, 2017
by Emily Cook
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The Pet Effect: Health benefits of owning a pet

The relationship between people and pets is special, and more and more research is showing just how special it is! The new website, thepeteffect.org is a compilation of scientists, researchers, veterinarians and pet people. They believe The Pet Effect is more than just an idea, it’s a scientific fact. The website is all about scientific discoveries that more »

Mar 30, 2017
by Emily Cook
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No horsing around with dental health

You’ve probably heard the expression, “Never look a gift horse in the mouth.” It’s an old proverb that relates to evaluating the age and health of a horse by looking at its teeth. At the Ontario SPCA, looking into the mouths of the horses that come into our care comes with the territory and is more »

Mar 23, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Holiday shopping that gives back! PawsandGive.ca

The holidays are fast approaching, and we want to help you check animal-lover gifts off your list! So here’s our list of gifts to consider so you can do holiday shopping that gives back. Check it out! Holiday cards featuring rescued animals Spread your love for animals and share warm wishes of the season with friends more »

Dec 01, 2016
by Emily Cook
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September Fundraising Contests! – Friends for Life! Walk™ 2016

The Friends for Life! Walk™ presented by Pedigree® is coming up so soon!  Register for a Walk in your community on the weekend of September 24th & 25th across Ontario and help us change animals’ lives, one step at a time! SEPTEMBER CONTESTS Dyson Contest – Register + raise $150 online before September 26th to win a Dyson Vacuum more »

Sep 01, 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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