Fur, fur and more fur

There are two things in my household that multiply so quick it almost defies science: laundry and pet hair. I am baffled on a daily basis how much of each can accumulate in places where neither man nor beast can go, such as my stepson’s little sock once found under the fridge, or small chunks more »

Mar 05, 2010
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Building a Friendship with your Finicky Feline

“Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you later.” -Mary Bly, Author There are so many endearing qualities our feline friends can have. Affectionate, intelligent, athletic, inquisitive… the list can go on and on. Just like people, cats have individual personalities that can shine through at the best of more »

Mar 02, 2010
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Poisoning Prevention for your Pet

There are some things that every pet owner must know; including what to do if their animal has ingested something poisonous, as well as what their pet looks like when healthy. (By knowing what your pet is like when they are healthy gives you a good benchmark for identifying when they are feeling lethargic, off more »

Feb 26, 2010
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Ontario SPCA on YouTube

Did you know the Ontario SPCA has its own channel on YouTube? What first began as a pilot project in 2009 will be further developed in 2010 to provide Ontario SPCA supporters as well as all friends of animals a handy online resource for educational videos as well as other media from the OSPCA. To more »

Feb 23, 2010
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How do I….de-skunk a pet?

Last summer, I had a first-hand experience of how to de-skunk your pet. We live near a moderately-wooded area, and while I had never seen a skunk around, there are ample opportunities for a cozy skunk abode (or two). We had let our dog Jersey out in the backyard for her morning pee as usual, more »

Feb 16, 2010
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Welcome!

The Ontario SPCA invites its supporters to the Ontario SPCA blog, a weekly journal of news, adoption stories, and more. The mission of this blog is to educate and inform its readers of valuable information pertaining to the organization and the communities in which we operate, as well as knowledge about the wildlife and pets more »

Feb 12, 2010
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