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You could meet your perfect match this April!

During April it’s the time to Meet Your Match ®! You could be gazing at the animal of your dreams, but you just can’t tell what she’s thinking behind that furry face. What if you knew a little something about her personality and habits before you moved in together? The Ontario SPCA’s Meet Your Match more »

Apr 07, 2017
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Have allergies? No problem! Pets for allergy sufferers

If you have a love for animals, but also have allergies – this blog is for you! While there are no completely hypoallergenic pets (except fish), certain breeds of dogs or cats are considered hypoallergenic because they produce less allergens than other breeds. Check out these suggestions from our blog Pets for Allergy Sufferers: Dogs If more »

Feb 27, 2017
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Hundreds of rats find homes at PetSmart adopt-a-thon

Remember the large number of rats we took into our care in late December when nearly 600 were removed from an apartment in North Bay and transferred to Ontario SPCA animal centres and humane societies across the province? To help us find loving homes for our little friends, PetSmart hosted a rat adopt-a-thon, sponsored by more »

Feb 13, 2017
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Make a new friend during the rat adopt-a-thon at PetSmart

Looking for a small, low-maintenance pet? A rat might be perfect for you! Visit a PetSmart near you between Jan. 21 and Feb. 12 to adopt a rat for $5 during a special rat adopt-a-thon. Ontario SPCA animal centres across the province recently welcomed a large number of these pocket-sized pets after close to 600 more »

Jan 18, 2017
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6 tips to know before adopting a hedgehog

Adopting a hedgehog has become more commonplace, but they are still considered unconventional, exotic pets. Before you consider introducing this type of animal into your home, here are a few things to consider from our blog: What to know before adopting a hedgehog. Hedgehogs can be difficult to handle Handling a nervous hedgehog can be very more »

Jan 11, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Simu Liu’s iAdopt story: Two lives changed for the better

Simu Liu is a Canadian actor, director, stuntman, writer, and dog lover. Liu joined us to share his story of adopting Barkley and how it has changed his life! Learn more and see this adorable story here: Simu Liu’s iAdopt story iAdopt for the Holidays The holiday season is a great time to bring a new pet more »

Dec 20, 2016
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Meet Picasso! Our December Calendar Star.

Picasso’s owner left him in the Ontario SPCA Provincial Office because he no longer wanted to care for him. After some TLC at the Provincial Education and Animal Centre, he was ready for his forever home! He now has a loving family who are spoiling him rotten, and he’s also the star of our December 2016 Calendar! Watch more »

Dec 06, 2016
by Emily Cook
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November: A great time to adopt a senior pet!

Every month in the Animal Welfare world in exciting, but Adopt a Senior Pet Month is especially so! We want to help show you just how amazing a senior pet can be. Check out these points from our blog 5 reasons to adopt a senior pet! Reasons to adopt a senior pet They’re fully matured. Younger pets are still more »

Nov 14, 2016
by Emily Cook
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iAdopt for the Holidays is here again!

The Ontario SPCA and participating societies across Canada invite you to take part in the national pet adoption drive, “iAdopt for the Holidays,” supported by Royal Canin. The campaign runs November 1st to December 31st with the goal of finding loving forever homes for as many animals as possible during the holiday season. During the campaign, more »

Nov 01, 2016
by Emily Cook
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