Tag Archives: pets

Helpful tips: Camping and respecting wildlife

Camping with your pets can be a really fun experience! To help make your time more enjoyable, here are some tips to make sure both you, and the wildlife around you, are safe and comfortable. To help you out, here are some great tips from Ontario Parks; Wildlife and Your Campsite.  Wildlife and Your Campsite more »

Jul 17, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Hamilton program brings companion animals to hospital bedsides

Being in an unfamiliar environment and struggling with your health, a hospital is the place where we may need our pets the most. Unfortunately, due to health regulations, many hospitals don’t allow this. That’s where Zachary’s Paws for Healing comes in. This Hamilton program has started bringing companion animals to the bedsides of hospital patients. more »

Jun 27, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Keeping safe on the roads: Wildlife friendly driving

Warmer weather means wildlife are more active. It’s important to remember animals move closer to civilization each year as their habitat is destroyed. With a little understanding, we can all enjoy the wonderfully interesting wild animals who share our backyards and cities. Here are some tips from our fact sheet: Wildlife Friendly Driving. Wildlife friendly driving more »

Jun 26, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Adopt a Shelter Cat Month: Spotlight on senior cats

June is the ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Cat Month! Here at the Ontario SPCA, we have some amazing felines that come for brief, or more extended stays. But some of the most special kitties in our shelters are the seniors! We want you to share our love for senior cats so here are some reasons more »

Jun 22, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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
by Emily Cook
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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
by Emily Cook
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Benefits of music for our pets

Many of us humans like listening to music to wind down, work out, drive with, or any other number of reasons. What about pets? Musical sounds can also be a calming force for our pets. Check out this great information from our blog Music Appreciation for Furry Ears.  Music and your pets While music can more »

May 24, 2017
by Emily Cook
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No Excuses. No Hot Pets.

“I wasn’t going to be gone long.” “I left the window down for him.” The Ontario SPCA has heard it all as people continue to put their pets at risk by leaving them in vehicles during the hot summer months. Parked cars can quickly reach deadly temperatures – even on relatively mild days with the more »

May 23, 2017
by Emily Cook
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