PET HEALTH CORNER: Senior Pet Nutrition

Nutrition is very important for all the animals in our lives – but especially senior pets. Just like kittens and puppies have special food, senior pets have specific nutritional needs. Check out theses tips on caring for those needs from our blog; Nutritional Needs of Older Pets. Nutrition for senior dogs Senior dogs should be more »

Sep 16, 2016
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How to find a good dog walker

Your dog is part of your family, so finding a good dog walker is so important. You need to find someone you can trust with your pet, who you know will take good care of them! To help you out, we have some tips for you on finding a good dog walker. 6 tips for more »

Sep 15, 2016
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Is your dog ready for the hiking trail?

Hiking can be a very fun summer activity, and great exercise for both you, and your pet! But there are some things to consider before you hit the trail, to make sure your pup is ready. As you’re getting in shape hiking with your dog, why not register for the Ontario SPCA’s annual Friends For Life! more »

Sep 14, 2016
by Emily Cook
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DIY Pet Treats: Apple Peanut Butter Balls

Our latest DIY pet treats recipe is going to get your dog very excited! In a few simple steps, you’ll have a tasty apple and peanut butter treat, and they will love it. Check out our video for the 3 simple steps and start making your delicious, home-made treat! Let us know what you think in more »

Sep 13, 2016
by Emily Cook
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4 tips to teach your dog to stop jumping

Dogs jumping on you can be a way of showing affection, excitement, or just trying to get your attention. Training your dog to stop this behaviour can be tricky! Here are some tips from our blog; How to stop your dog from jumping. Training your dog to stop jumping The trickiest part about discouraging dogs more »

Sep 12, 2016
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Mushroom safety tips for pets

Though mushrooms tend to be an issue more in the springtime; wet autumn seasons can bring a lot of them out as well. That’s why we’re sharing this useful guide to mushrooms from the ASPCA! There are four different types of toxic mushrooms as listed by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Centre. They are as follows: more »

Sep 09, 2016
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Featured Senior Cats of the Month

Senior cats make great, loving and loyal companions. But sadly, they can have a hard time being adopted because of their age. There are many elder cats looking for forever homes at our Animal Centres right now. Here are some of their stories! Help them get adopted by sharing this post and spreading the word. more »

Sep 08, 2016
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Back to school = Time for a new pet?

As the summer comes to a close and school starts up, it may be time to think about adopting a new pet! A regular routine is great for helping a new pet adjust to their new home. It can help you adjust too! Choosing to adopt a rescued pet from an Animal Centre has many benefits. Benefits of more »

Sep 07, 2016
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