Tag Archives: Animals

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
by Emily Cook
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Featured Senior Pets of the Month

The Ontario SPCA regularly has animals for adoption who are more advanced in age. These pets have so much love left to give! So, to help promote them we’re profiling a few of them from across Ontario here. If you’re interested in adopting any of the animals listed below, contact the Animal Centre directly! 4 more »

Oct 13, 2016
by Emily Cook
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TIME “Animals & Your Health” – Book release

The editors of TIME released a new book at the end of April, 2016, “TIME Animals and Your Health: The Power of Pets to Heal our Pain, Help Us Cope, and Improve Our Well-Being.” Check out the synopsis of this new book that is hoping to help us understand on a deeper level why pets more »

May 18, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Help find this senior Husky a forever home!

“Wylie”, a senior Husky approximately 12 years old, has been waiting for his new forever home for quite some time and needs your help. Wylie came into the care of the North Bay & District Humane Society through an Ontario SPCA investigation. He was found tied up to a dog house, and nearly starved to more »

May 09, 2016
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Importance of having a vet

If you own a pet, getting a vet is something you’ve either thought about doing, or you’ve done ages ago. Dave Wilson, Director of Shelter Health and Wellness and retired vet, explains why having a veterinarian is not only a benefit for your pet, but also for you. Why should I have a vet? If you’re a pet more »

Mar 11, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Finding wild animals in trouble: What can you do?

Winter can be many things; beautiful, treacherous, fun. But unfortunately, winter can carry many perils for pets, and wild animals alike. This means more injured, sick, and orphaned animals roaming in Ontario, who you may come across! What should you do if you find sick, injured or orphaned wild animals? The Ministry of Natural Resources has a useful more »

Mar 09, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Pit bull transferred out of province finds home

The Ontario SPCA is excited to announce that lovely Kenna, the Pit bull, has found her forever home! Kenna, a Pit bull-type dog was dropped off at the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education and Animal Centre in December 2015. While working with the DOLA legislation, the Centre reached out to a reputable shelter outside the province of Ontario and more »

Feb 24, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Great animal movies for a cuddle-up kind of day

When the weather is cold, windy, and dreary, who doesn’t like cuddling up with a blanket, your favourite furry friend, and a few good animal movies! All the way back in 2010 we posted some classic animal movies for you to add to your “Must Watch” list. We’ll share those with you, and some newer more »

Jan 25, 2016
by Emily Cook
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HABRI: Putting research behind the Human-Animal bond

The Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation is a non-profit research and education organization that is gathering, funding and sharing the scientific research that demonstrates the positive health impacts of animals on people. We had the pleasure of speaking with HABRI’s Executive Director Steve Feldman in our latest Animals’ Voice Pawdcast. Listen in to learn more »

Jan 12, 2016
by Emily Cook
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