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DIY Cool Treats your pet will love this summer

Our pets can have lots of fun running around in the summer, but as their owners, we need to make sure we keep them cool as well! That’s why we’re sharing our DIY recipes for cool treats your pet with love this summer. DIY cool treats recipes Frozen Peanut Butter and Banana treat Frozen Apple more »

Jul 24, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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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PET HEALTH CORNER: Dangers of stagnant water

During the warm weather, us pet owners love getting outside with our pets! But with the beautiful temperature comes some dangers. Stagnant water, is one of them! Blue-green algae, specifically, can endanger the life of your pet. This algae forms on or near bodies of water during warm weather months. It can be found in more »

Jul 07, 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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Poisonous warm weather hazards

Many seemingly harmless items can be poisonous to your pet. Check out this list of poisonous warm weather hazards from our fact sheet about summertime safety. Make sure you know your veterinarian’s procedures for emergency situations, especially ones that occur after business hours, and keep phone numbers for your veterinarian, and a local emergency veterinary more »

Jun 21, 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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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
by Emily Cook
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Tips for camping with your dog this summer

This year, Parks Canada has offered free day-use to Canada’s National Parks, which means more adventuring in national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites across the country! If you’re planning on bringing your dog with you on your next camping or hiking outing, here are some tips to help you be prepared. Camping more »

Jun 05, 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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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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