Tag Archives: Pet Safety

Tips to keep your pets safe in the summer – Video

Summer is lots of fun, but can also carry a lot of dangers for our pets! Watch this video for tips to keep in mind for your pet’s safety. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE to our channel to see great new content, every other Tuesday! Like, comment and share! We’d love to hear from you. Summer more »

Jun 20, 2017
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What to do if your dog gets in a dog fight

Seeing your dog involved in a fight with another dog, can be scary, and might leave you feeling helpless. Here are some tips to help protect your dog, should it ever get in an altercation with another dog. Tips for keeping your dog safe It’s best practice to always have your dog on a leash, this more »

Jun 19, 2017
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PET HEALTH CORNER: ASPCA Top Ten Pet Toxins 2016

The ASPCA has released their list of the Top Ten Pet Toxins for 2016! Be prepared and make sure your pet avoids these toxins in 2017. The list comes from the ASPCA Poison Control Centre’s numbers of the ten toxins most commonly ingested by pets—and reported to the APCC—in 2016. Check out more information on the more »

Jun 16, 2017
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Watch: Tragic consequences of leaving a pet in a hot car

Parked cars can quickly reach deadly temperatures. This is even on relatively mild days with the car parked in the shade and the windows slightly open. Ontario SPCA Inspector Scott Sylvia has responded to countless calls for animals left in cars, but this story stands out to him. Listen to him recount his experience with more »

Jun 07, 2017
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Summertime pet dangers you need to be aware of!

With summer weather finally upon us, there are some summertime safety tips you need to know from our fact sheet Summer Time Dangers. Summertime pet dangers Heat stroke NEVER leave a pet alone in a vehicle, even in the shade. Pets left in cars, or other unventilated areas, or tied in the sun, are susceptible more »

May 31, 2017
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Firework Safety Tips: Happy Victoria Day!

Everybody loves a long weekend – including our pets! It means more quality time with the people they love. But there are also some safety concerns to keep in mind so your pet can be comfortable and safe. Here are some tips from our blog Victoria Day Fireworks: Keeping Your Pet Safe. Fireworks can be more »

May 22, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Emergency Preparedness Week: Be prepared with your pets!

This week is Emergency Preparedness Week! To help you prepare for an emergency with your pets, here are some helpful tips. Get your FREE emergency pet decal by emailing info@ospca.on.ca so you can make sure emergency responders know what pets need to be rescued in case of an emergency. Emergency Preparedness kit Help protect your family, more »

May 08, 2017
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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
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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
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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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