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How having pets can reduce risk of developing allergies

Many animals are surrendered into our Animal Centres because of owner’s allergies. But the Human-Animal Bond Initiative (HABRI) says in reality, research has shown that having pets around young children is beneficial to resisting allergies! Here is some information from HABRI’s website on Immunity. Having pets from a young age can: Prevent allergies later in life more »

Oct 20, 2016
by Emily Cook
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How to clicker train your cat

Ever wanted to learn more about how to clicker train your cat? Now’s your chance with this great information from our Fact Sheet Clicker Training Your Cat. Learn more in the great info and tips below from the fact sheet! What is clicker training? A clicker is a small plastic box with a flexible steel plate more »

Jun 09, 2016
by Emily Cook
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How to: Bringing a new kitty home

Kitty love Much like a family bringing home a newborn baby, it is important to prepare prior to taking a new kitty home. Future Pet Parent Guide has a great article on the necessary steps for bringing your new cat home. Check out some of those guidelines here! Preparing The House Before bringing your new more »

Feb 25, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Reunited: The story of the cat that came back

This incredible story of love, loss and tearful friends reunited will really tug at your heart-strings! St. Catharine’s resident Lesley Seaborne has been missing her cat Angel for 2.5 years. Her cat was adopted from the Lincoln County Humane Society in 2006 and was spayed and microchipped. Lesley kept Angel indoors to keep her safe. But the more »

Feb 01, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Senior Cats & Their Special Dietary Needs

If your cat is over 7 years old, they’ve reached their senior years in life! Just like kittens need special food, your senior cats have specific nutritional needs that will keep them happy and healthy for years to come. Royal Canin has specialized senior cats products that can help your senior cat navigate retirement. Aging more »

Jan 11, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Help Sky get back on her feet! – URGENT APPEAL

Sky needs your help TODAY! This 6 month old black male cat was recently surrendered to the Ontario SPCA Barrie Animal Centre after he fell off a 7th story balcony and his owner was no longer able to care for him. Since his accident, he has been unable to use his back end. Sky will be undergoing the surgery more »

Nov 12, 2015
by Emily Cook
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5 Ways to Keep Wildlife Safe

No matter where you live, you’re sharing your living space with local wildlife—from the smallest plant to the furry backyard visitor. While it’s inevitable that humans will have some impact on the habitat of surrounding wildlife, there are several things people can do to lessen our impact and give Mother Nature a hand. Here are more »

May 12, 2015
by Aubrie
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What to Consider Before Adopting a Cat

Thinking of welcoming a new furry feline into your home during our current “iAdopt for Love” adoption campaign? Before you bring your new best friend home, find out what you need to take into consideration first. For more pet adoption tips, click here.

Feb 11, 2015
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