Ontario SPCA performs 100,000th spay/neuter procedure

The Ontario SPCA reached a major milestone, performing its 100,000th spay/neuter procedure since it began offering high volume spay/neuter services to the public in 2009. Based on the number of animals that we see come into our animal centres every year and in an effort to help reduce pet overpopulation, the Ontario SPCA operates two more »

Jun 14, 2017
by Emily Cook
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What to do when you see injured wildlife on a road

The weather is warming up, and wildlife is becoming more active. As this new season sets in, this means more and more wildlife are being found injured or killed on streets and highways. Here are some tips from our factsheet Wildlife Friendly Driving. Injured wildlife on the roadside Often, concerned motorists don’t know what to do when more »

Jun 12, 2017
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Do pets like massages?

Many people go for a massage to relax, unwind, or release painful tension in muscles. What about our pets? Can they also benefit from a massages? If you animal has stiff or painful muscles, it can sometimes show up in undesirable behaviour because they are in discomfort. Through the proper use of massage techniques, muscle tenderness more »

Jun 08, 2017
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Watch: Tragic consequences of leaving a pet in a hot car

Parked cars can quickly reach deadly temperatures. This is even on relatively mild days with the car parked in the shade and the windows slightly open. Ontario SPCA Inspector Scott Sylvia has responded to countless calls for animals left in cars, but this story stands out to him. Listen to him recount his experience with more »

Jun 07, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Tips for camping with your dog this summer

This year, Parks Canada has offered free day-use to Canada’s National Parks, which means more adventuring in national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites across the country! If you’re planning on bringing your dog with you on your next camping or hiking outing, here are some tips to help you be prepared. Camping more »

Jun 05, 2017
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