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Ontario SPCA spring microchip clinics

Does your pet have a microchip? Each year shelters and humane societies across North America take in thousands of lost and abandoned animals. Some of these animals never make it home because they can’t be identified. Therefore, have your pet microchipped, and give yourself piece of mind. As a result, you as a pet owner, can more »

Apr 21, 2017
by Emily Cook
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RCMP Musical Ride donates blankets to horses in need

When there’s a horse that needs a helping hand, the equestrian community always seems to pull together. Over the past several months, horse lovers have generously donated blankets, equipment and gift cards to assist the horses in our care. Among them, the RCMP Musical Ride! They heard about our appeal for blankets and reached out more »

Feb 16, 2017
by Emily Cook
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March Break camps with animals? Yes, please!

If you’re starting to think about March Break and which kids camp you want to send your child to, consider the Ontario SPCA’s ‘Unleashed’ camps! The Ontario SPCA offers kids summer camps and March Break camps at a few of our animal centre locations. These camps are a great opportunity to have your child learn about Animal more »

Feb 01, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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
by Emily Cook
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Ontario SPCA wins award for environmental stewardship

Environmental stewardship award from Ontario Streams The Ontario SPCA is honoured to be the recipient of an environmental stewardship award from Ontario Streams for our continued support of their efforts to protect streams and reforestation. Ontario Streams is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the conservation and rehabilitation of streams and wetlands. Through our partnership, Ontario more »

Nov 28, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Two cats abandoned – Help us find the person responsible!

Were you in the area of Bond Lake in Richmond Hill on Tuesday, Nov. 8? We need your help finding the person responsible for abandoning two cats in a crate. Rescue & Recovery A couple out for a walk along a trail by Bond Lake found a beige carrier with two cats inside. They brought the cats more »

Nov 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Ottawa community comes together to support pet owner in need

When a young pet owner was having difficulty caring for his dog, the Ontario SPCA and community groups in Ottawa came together to help him care for his canine companion. An Ontario SPCA officer attended a home near Ottawa for at-risk youth. Once there, they discovered a senior Lab-cross dog with some health issues. The dog was more »

Nov 17, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Ontario SPCA Major Case Management Team receives prestigious Chief’s Commendation Award

The Ontario SPCA is honoured to have received a very prestigious award from the Chatham-Kent Police. Chief Gary Conn of the Chatham-Kent Police recognized the Ontario SPCA’s Major Case Management Team with a Chief’s Commendation Award for their assistance breaking a major dog fighting operation in Tilbury, Ont. As part of a Joint Forces Operation more »

Nov 16, 2016
by Emily Cook
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57 dogs are on their way to their forever homes

We are very pleased to share that 57 dogs are on their way to to finding their forever homes. Following the Animal Care Review Board Decision of March 2016, which upheld the Ontario SPCA’s actions of removing 71 dogs from the care of Rebecca and Randal Ashworth of North Bay, Ontario on Tuesday, June 28, more »

Oct 06, 2016
by Aubrie
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Partnering with the Wikwemikong Unceded Reserve to help animals

A mobile spay/neuter clinic is bringing needed services to the Wikwemikong Unceded Reserve The Welland & District SPCA and the Ontario SPCA have partnered with the Wikwemikong Unceded Reserve – the Wiky Rez – to provide mobile spay/neuter and animal wellness services! This week long event will be wrapping up over the next few days. 95 spay/neuter more »

Sep 23, 2016
by Emily Cook
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