Beautiful grade mare ‘Renegade’ needs home

Beautiful Renegade needs a new home! Renegade is an approximately 12 to 13-year-old grade mare looking for that special place to call home! She stands 15hh and is a solid bay. If you’re interested in adopting please contact Jane McCamus at 705-645-6225 or via email at jmccamus@ospca.ca Renegade has lovely ground manners and is very social with humans. more »

Jul 14, 2016
by Emily Cook
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55 Northern cats find homes thanks to transfer

55 Northern cats find forever homes, thanks to the Provincial Animal Transfer program partnership Forever homes have been found for 55 cats from Northern Ontario thanks to the collaborative efforts of Welland & District SPCA, Beat the Heat Kenora and the Ontario SPCA. A total of 65 cats were recently transferred from Northern Ontario and more »

Jul 13, 2016
by Emily Cook
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DIY: Treats for hamsters, bunnies & guinea pigs

During the summer, we see lots of posts for dog and cats treats (see our video DIY Pet Treats: Frozen PB & B) but what about small pets? When humans think of treats, they may think of sweets or junk food, but that’s not the case for small pets! Animals like rabbits, guinea pigs and more »

Jul 13, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Pledge & Post to WIN!

We want to help make your summer with your pet even more enjoyable and safe! All you have to do is pledge & post to win. We have an awesome prize pack up for grabs, which includes a brand-new dog lifejacket & so much more!! What you have to do:  Step 1: Take the #NoHotPets more »

Jul 12, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Update from Elijah: Full recovery!

Do you remember sweet Elijah? “Elijah”, was the sweet 2-year-old husky/shepherd mix who found himself at the Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre. He was one of 75 dogs transferred in November, 2015 from Whitefish Bay First Nation. Earlier this year we asked for your help because Elijah was battling an infection in his front paw. The incredible support more »

Jul 11, 2016
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Hospitalizing your pet

By: Guest blogger Dr. Ryan Llera I’ve recently been through an experience with a family member in a hospital.  As the family kept a bedside vigil aside from regular visiting, there were quite a few things I learned from the human medical community that I think we as veterinary teams should pay attention to.  Additionally, more »

Jul 08, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Pit bulls Eva & Ziva have gone home!

Just two weeks ago, pit bulls Eva, Gus and Ziva were transferred to the Nova Scotia SPCA with the help of Pilots & Paws Canada. Now we are so excited to hear Eva and Ziva have both found loving homes! Read the full amazing transfer story on our blog: Pit bulls one step closer to finding more »

Jul 07, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Autism Spectrum Disorder & how animals can help

All people can benefit from having animals in their lives – and some more than others. The Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) has found that the human-animal bond can be influential in improving the quality of life for children with autism spectrum disorders. Here’ some information from their post on Autism and the Human-Animal Bond: IMPROVED SOCIAL more »

Jul 06, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Know the signs: Heatstroke

Even the most responsible pet owner can find themselves in a situation where their pet has heatstroke! This is why it’s so important to know the signs and what you need to do if you suspect it. Signs of heatstroke include: • Increased heart rate • Excessive panting or drooling • Listlessness • Confusion or disorientation more »

Jul 04, 2016
by Emily Cook
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