Tag Archives: Ontario SPCA

Feral cats in the winter: A caretaker’s story

The Ontario SPCA runs many programs to support feral cat caretakers across Ontario, but the real front-line workers are volunteers like Francesca. Read this blog Feral Cats: Caring for your colony in the winter, to learn more about Francesca and how she builds bonds with her colony in the winter. Story from a feral cat caretaker more »

Jan 16, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Pet need a diet? These healthy treats will help.

After the holidays, it might not just be pet parents who need to work off those extra cookies. If your pet needs some help slimming down, these healthy treats from the ASPCA will help! Healthy, Safe Snacks to Help Your Pet Slim Down One of the most common resolutions made every New Year is to more »

Jan 12, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Outstanding volunteer marks 15 years with Orillia Animal Centre

This year, Erin Price won one of two Ontario SPCA’s Outstanding Volunteer awards. She’s been volunteering at the Ontario SPCA Orillia Animal Centre for over 15 years. Every year at the Ontario SPCA’s Educational Conference, we honour two volunteers nominated by their centres for outstanding work. This year, Erin Price was one of the winners! more »

Jan 10, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Welcome the New Year with Nova – Our January star.

Nova came to the Ontario SPCA along with 75 other dogs transferred from Whitefish Bay First Nation in October 2015.  The vet looking after her diagnosed her with heart worm disease and she began the long process of recovery. Today, Nova has fully recovered and is loving her new life with her family. You can learn more »

Jan 03, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Pet-friendly waterless cleaning products for winter

Even in the winter, pets can get into some serious messes. If washing them outside isn’t an option – you need an alternative! With the weather changing, we have some great waterless bathing tips for your pets. Check out these tips from our blog; Waterless bathing for pets. Waterless bathing products Spray– Many companies sell waterless more »

Dec 29, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Last minute stocking stuffers for animal-loving friends!

Are you still looking for the perfect holiday present? It’s not too late to give an amazing gift you’ll feel proud to give. Find last minute stocking stuffers ideas here! When you give through Paws & Give™ you are helping the Ontario SPCA care for abandoned and abused animals who can’t speak for themselves. Online virtual catalog more »

Dec 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Abandoned kittens find hope coming in from the cold

Staff at the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre weren’t sure what they were going to find when they opened the cardboard box left on their doorstep one snowy morning. As they opened up the flaps they saw five, tiny, kittens. From a quick assessment, the staff could see the kittens were underweight, missing most more »

Dec 16, 2016
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Cold weather diet

Food consumption in colder weather During the cold weather months, your pet is using lots of energy, and a change of diet may be in order. Dave Wilson, director of Shelter Health & Wellness and retired vet, shares with us what factors you need to consider when making that change. Environment To start off, Wilson more »

Dec 02, 2016
by Emily Cook
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