Tag Archives: No Hot Pets

No Hot Pets Car Cookout: How hot will these cars get?

Our No Hot Pets campaign strives to educate owners about the dangers of leaving pets unattended in cars. Parked cars can quickly reach deadly temperatures, even on relatively mild days with the car parked in the shade and the windows slightly open. To help demonstrate this, we’ve done a car cookout with three separate vehicles. more »

Jul 18, 2017
by Emily Cook
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New partnership with Waze to give reminders to people travelling with pets

The Ontario SPCA is pleased to be partnering with Waze to bring helpful reminders to pet owners travelling with their four-legged friends. Waze, the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app, has introduced a new safety feature, Waze Child/Pet Reminder alerts. After navigating to any destination, this customizable, opt-in alert appears at the end of more »

Jul 06, 2017
by Emily Cook
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What can you do about a dog in a hot car?

The summer has really arrived, and with it, some hot weather! Pet owners are responsible for the safety of their animals at all times. This includes when at home and while travelling. In this video, Inspector Scott Sylvia shares what the dangers are of leaving pets in vehicles unattended. He also explains the consequences for more »

Jun 29, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Watch: Tragic consequences of leaving a pet in a hot car

Parked cars can quickly reach deadly temperatures. This is even on relatively mild days with the car parked in the shade and the windows slightly open. Ontario SPCA Inspector Scott Sylvia has responded to countless calls for animals left in cars, but this story stands out to him. Listen to him recount his experience with more »

Jun 07, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Pet-friendly businesses support No Hot Pets campaign

To help spread awareness about the dangers of leaving pets unattended in vehicles, and to assist pet owners, the Ontario SPCA is encouraging businesses across the province to take part in its annual No Hot Pets campaign. Businesses that pledge their support for the No Hot Pets campaign will receive a digital sign that they more »

May 31, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Enter the No Hot Pets Contest!

The No Hot Pets contest is back and bigger than ever! Spread the word about not leaving pets in vehicles, for a chance to win a variety of awesome prizes from the Ontario SPCA, Kurgo, PetSmart and more! Grand Prize Share the message on social media using #NoHotPets and then take the pledge at http://nohotpets.ca. Paste the link to where more »

May 25, 2017
by Emily Cook
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No Excuses. No Hot Pets.

“I wasn’t going to be gone long.” “I left the window down for him.” The Ontario SPCA has heard it all as people continue to put their pets at risk by leaving them in vehicles during the hot summer months. Parked cars can quickly reach deadly temperatures – even on relatively mild days with the more »

May 23, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Video: Dave Salmoni talks heat stroke & pet safety

During the hot summer we’ve been having, it’s important to know about heat stroke and how it affects pets! Check out this video starring Dave Salmoni, to learn the signs of heat stroke and what you can do to help your pet if they’re in distress. Watch now! For more information on heat stroke and more »

Aug 09, 2016
by Emily Cook
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10 pet-friendly activities for the long weekend

The dog days of summer are upon us. The long weekend is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your four-legged friends. Instead of parking yourself on the sofa, get out and enjoy the beautiful weather with your dog. The physical activity and fresh air is not only good for your health, it’s also more »

Jul 28, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Pledge & Post to WIN!

We want to help make your summer with your pet even more enjoyable and safe! All you have to do is pledge & post to win. We have an awesome prize pack up for grabs, which includes a brand-new dog lifejacket & so much more!! What you have to do:  Step 1: Take the #NoHotPets more »

Jul 12, 2016
by Emily Cook
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