Tag Archives: Pet Safety

Tips for a safe drive with your pet over March Break

March Break is a great time to be with your family and enjoy all your free time! If you’re planning on taking your pet with you on any drives during March Break, these tips will keep everyone comfortable. Driving with your pet over March Break Keep the car at a comfortable temperature using air conditioning more »

Mar 08, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Requirements for an Ideal Doghouse

If your dog spends a lot of time outside, they require a suitable and appropriate shelter – an Ideal Doghouse! In this blog we’ll give you some pointers from our Ideal Doghouse brochure to help you out. Things to consider before housing your dog outdoors: Dogs should be acclimatized to outdoor living when they are young more »

Mar 03, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Tips for a safe dog walk during spring thaw

Though it may not seem like it yet, spring is on its way! As the weather begins to warm up, there are some dangers to look out for when walking your pet. In this video we tell you all you need to know about walks during spring thaw! Watch now, LIKE and SUBSCRIBE to our channel more »

Feb 28, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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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New Year’s Eve countdown pet safety tips

The excitement of the New Year approaching may have us distracted from caring for our furry friends. As we get ready for the countdown New Year’s Eve, here are some pet safety tips to keep in mind from our blog, 4 ways to enjoy New Year’s Eve with your pet. How to enjoy New Year’s Eve more »

Dec 30, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Tips to make your Holidays pet-safe

The holidays are finally upon us! As you prepare for all the festivities, we want to make sure your pets are not forgotten. Here are some tips to make sure your pets are safe & happy! Food We know you’re proud of the holiday meal you created – but that doesn’t mean you should share more »

Dec 23, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Happy Howl-oween to all!

Halloween is here again!! So from all of us at the Ontario SPCA, we want to wish you a Happy Howl-oween. To help keep you and your pets happy and safe this Halloween, we have some safety tips to share with you. Have a listen to our podcast! Kevin MacKenzie sat down with Agent Brad Dewar, more »

Oct 31, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Enjoying the Fall: Safety tips!

A cooler breeze, and beautiful scenery can be a great time to get outside with your pets! The fall weather is ideal for playing with our pets outside – but there are also safety concerns you need to be aware of! Here are some tips! Fall Pet Safety During colder seasons, active pets need more food! more »

Sep 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Is your dog ready for the hiking trail?

Hiking can be a very fun summer activity, and great exercise for both you, and your pet! But there are some things to consider before you hit the trail, to make sure your pup is ready. As you’re getting in shape hiking with your dog, why not register for the Ontario SPCA’s annual Friends For Life! more »

Sep 14, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Keeping pets safe on Labour Day: 10 Tips

The last long weekend of the summer – how exciting! To help make sure your pets also enjoy the Labour Day weekend, here are 6 safety tips! Labour Day Safety Tips Are you too hot? Your pet is too: Even with company around, make sure you’re aware of your pets comfort level with the heat. Have water more »

Sep 02, 2016
by Emily Cook
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