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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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Pet Tick Tracker – Be informed!

With some ticks in Ontario carrying Lyme disease, pet owners need to be vigilant and take precautions to protect their pets. To give you a helping hand, the University of Guelph has released a new “Pet Tick Tracker.” Tracking for the safety of pets The Pet Tick Tracker is an online tool that allows owners more »

May 19, 2017
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: What to expect post-vaccination

Spring is here and so is the season for pet vaccination! If you’re unsure which vaccines need updated for your pet, contact your veterinarian. In this blog we’ll go over what to expect post-vaccination and how to help your pet cope from our blog: PET HEALTH CORNER: Pets Post-Vaccination. Post-Vaccination with your pet Taking care more »

Apr 28, 2017
by Emily Cook
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5 ways to celebrate Earth Day as a pet owner

Celebrate Earth Day this year, with these five ways get involved with your pet. Tell us what you think in the comments below! We always love to hear from you. Earth Day with your pets Go for a long walk. On Earth Day, spend time with your furry friend outdoors! Take a lesson from your dog and more »

Apr 22, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Fun Easter activities for you and your pets

Easter is a great time to be with your family, and your pets! Here are some ideas of different activities you could do with your furry family. Easter activities for pets Treat scavenger hunt. Your dog or cat will love this one! Choose a selected room in your house, or a few rooms, where you’re more »

Apr 17, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Animal-grams: Support animals in need & tell someone you care!

This Easter, spread the love by sending someone you care about one of these adorable animal-grams! Personalize your very own bunny, kitten or puppy-gram e-card to send to family and friends. By making your donation, you’re giving an animal in need a second chance at a happy life! Animal-grams for all the pet lovers in more »

Apr 13, 2017
by Emily Cook
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You could meet your perfect match this April!

During April it’s the time to Meet Your Match ®! You could be gazing at the animal of your dreams, but you just can’t tell what she’s thinking behind that furry face. What if you knew a little something about her personality and habits before you moved in together? The Ontario SPCA’s Meet Your Match more »

Apr 07, 2017
by Emily Cook
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The Pet Effect: Health benefits of owning a pet

The relationship between people and pets is special, and more and more research is showing just how special it is! The new website, thepeteffect.org is a compilation of scientists, researchers, veterinarians and pet people. They believe The Pet Effect is more than just an idea, it’s a scientific fact. The website is all about scientific discoveries that more »

Mar 30, 2017
by Emily Cook
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