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iAdopt for the Holidays is here again!

The Ontario SPCA and participating societies across Canada invite you to take part in the national pet adoption drive, “iAdopt for the Holidays,” supported by Royal Canin. The campaign runs November 1st to December 31st with the goal of finding loving forever homes for as many animals as possible during the holiday season. During the campaign, more »

Nov 01, 2016
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iAdopt for the Holidays is BACK!

The Ontario SPCA invites you to drop in and take part in the national pet adoption drive, “iAdopt for the Holidays”, supported by Royal Canin. iAdopt for the Holidays! iAdopt for the Holidays runs from November 1st to December 31st at Ontario SPCA Animal Centres across the province with the goal of getting as many animals more »

Nov 06, 2015
by Emily Cook
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Senior Cats – Why You Should Adopt One

In shelters, it’s usually the kittens who get adopted first. It can be very hard to resist that adorable mewing, how tiny they are, and how much their eyes stare at you with at “How can you NOT take me home?” kind of glaze. But what about the older cats? Don’t they deserve a home? more »

Sep 30, 2015
by Emily Cook
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How to: Horse Ownership

Cats, dogs, reptiles, birds and horses, oh my! This summer Peewee the Thoroughbred got a lot of attention as a horse that had been with us for over 2 years. Thankfully, she was adopted into a forever loving home! We thought you might like to know what actually goes into caring for a horse, so more »

Aug 31, 2015
by Aubrie
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What to Know Before Adopting a Hedgehog

Hedgehogs are quiet, gentle animals that, despite their growing popularity, are still considered unconventional, exotic pets. It’s hard to resist the cuteness of a hedgehog, but like any pet, hedgehogs are not for everyone. Before you consider adding a pet hedgehog to your family, it’s important to know whether you’ll be able to meet all more »

Apr 29, 2015
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Have a Listen to the Meet Your Match® Episode of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

Have you heard our Meet Your Match® podcast? Back in season one of the Animals’ Voice Pawcast, Dave Wilson, Director of Shelter Health and Wellness, explained how the Meet Your Match® Adoption Program works, why it’s so successful and how the public and other shelters can get involved. Tune in to the second portion of this podcast now to learn more! To find your more »

Apr 21, 2015
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Check out Jade & Missy’s New Digs

Jade and Missy the mice were recently adopted from the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Branch. Check out what their excited new owners created for them! Talk about cool new digs! Looking to adopt your own small animal friend? Visit your local Ontario SPCA Community to meet your match!

Apr 16, 2015
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What Is Feline-ality™?

Have we gone nuts? Nope, we’re just getting super-scientific, thanks to the Meet Your Match Feline-ality™ Adoption Program, a research-based assessment of a cat’s behavior and interests that matches adopter preferences with an animal’s behavior. How Does Feline-ality work? Let’s say you are looking to find the cat of your dreams. When you go to more »

Apr 15, 2015
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What is Canine-ality™?

Knowing a bit about a dog before bringing him home can really help the romance last. How do we know this? The Meet Your Match (MYM) Canine-ality Adoption Program,  our color coding method for matching shelter dogs with adopters, is making it possible for you to know a little about a dog’s behavior before bringing him more »

Apr 10, 2015
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