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The powerful story of Beautiful Joe

Beautiful Joe is a novel written by Margaret Saunders in 1893. But it’s inspired by the real life Joe, from the town of Meaford, Ontario. The novel ended up contributing to worldwide awareness of animal cruelty, which at the time wasn’t much thought of. Joe was cruelly abused by an owner who cut off his ears and tail. He was … Continue reading The powerful story of Beautiful Joe

Sep 10, 2015
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Fleas- and How to Beat Them (2)

Introducing the Season of Fleas: With Jennifer Toof Last week in the Pet Health Corner, Jennifer Toof, Manager of Programs and Education in the Shelter Health and Wellness Department of the Ontario SPCA started this discussion about fleas. Toof, who has previous experience in the veterinary field and disease and infection control, explained where your pets … Continue reading PET HEALTH CORNER: Fleas- and How to Beat Them (2)

Aug 28, 2015
by Emily Cook
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