Tag Archives: Ontario SPCA

Changing lives for good: National Volunteer Week 2017

The Ontario SPCA depends on the warmth, generosity and skills of our volunteers. People like you provide comfort to the many animals in need. During National Volunteer Week this year, we want to celebrate the amazing contributions our volunteers make every day! In this video, we profile a few dedicated volunteers and hear their stories more »

Apr 25, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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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9 things to know before adopting a cat

You’re thinking of adopting a cat. You’ve done the Meet Your Match® quiz at your local animal centre to find your perfect match and now you’ve got your eye on a special feline you’d like to adopt. Before you bring Fluffy home, make sure you’re ready! Cats can be mysterious, but knowing how to properly more »

Apr 20, 2017
by Emily Cook
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4 pet hazards to steer clear of this Easter holiday

When you’re excited about a holiday like Easter, it can be easy to overlook potential dangers for our pets. This is why the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Centre (APCC) put together this list of potential hazards so you can be prepared! Top Four Easter Hazards for Pets Chocolate. According to the APCC, most exposures to chocolate they more »

Apr 14, 2017
by Emily Cook
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3 ways the Ontario SPCA is helping feral cats

As a direct result of animals left unaltered, pet overpopulation is an issue across Ontario. This issue has resulted in staggering amounts of feral cats. In the Greater Toronto Area alone, there are more than 100,000 homeless cats and kittens living on the streets. The Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) approach has been shown to be the more »

Apr 12, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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
by Emily Cook
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Say hello to Micah, our April calendar star!

Micah is one cute mascot for April! He’s got a lot of energy and a lot of love. Check out his adorable video & give it a LIKE! This sweet-natured little French Bulldog was rescued from abuse and neglect at the hands of an irresponsible breeder thanks to wonderful supporters like you! Prior to his rescue more »

Apr 05, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Spring Daylight Saving Time: As told by dogs

Waking up an hour earlier than normal can be hard on all of us – including our pets! Checkout this adorable video showing how we all feel about Daylight Saving Time, as told by dogs. How we all feel about Daylight Saving time: As told by dogs If your pet’s not adjusting well to the time more »

Mar 12, 2017
by Emily Cook
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It’s not too late! Register for National Cupcake Day™ today.

National Cupcake Day™ for SPCA’s and Humane Societies is Feb. 27 2017. If you haven’t registered yet, don’t worry! There’s still time to get involved and ‘bake’ a difference for animals in need. Last-minute ways to support National Cupcake Day: Find a cupcake party in your area: If you don’t have time to host your own more »

Feb 20, 2017
by Emily Cook
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