Tag Archives: Winter

Spring has arrived! Safety tips

Despite the cold, wintery weather Ontario’s been having – it’s officially spring! We want you to fully enjoy the new season with your pets, so here are some safety tips to keep in mind. Spring safety tips Here are some safety highlights from our blog Spring dangers for pets: Fluctuating temperatures: The shifting temperatures may have more »

Mar 20, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Got Snow? Contest winner announced!!

We had some AMAZING wintery entries in our contest over the last few weeks! Now it’s time to announce the contest winner. Drumroll please! Our randomly selected contest winner is … Twitter user Shelleyfisk1025!!! Congratulations!! Because we had so many amazing entries, we wanted to post a few “honourable mentions” for you to enjoy. Here more »

Feb 03, 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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Boxing day activities for you & your pets

Having a day off with your family can be a lot of fun! To help you involve your pets in the Boxing Day fun, we have some activity ideas for you. Fun Boxing Day things to do with your pets Go for a hike/walk with your dog: If it’s not too cold outside, going for more »

Dec 26, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Skunk Spotting: How to be prepared

As the cold weather settles in, you may think you’re in the clear for seeing skunks. Not so! Skunks do not hibernate and therefore can be very active in the winter at almost any time of day. A skunk life in winter Though skunks don’t hibernate, they can burrow in their dens during especially cold more »

Nov 18, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Winter storms – Prepare for the emergency

We’ve already had a few crazy winter storms and it feels like the season has just begun! It’s important that when the blizzard hits, you are prepared and know what your pet needs to be safe and healthy. Here are some great tips from our blog Are you prepared for the next winter storm? Keep an more »

Feb 22, 2016
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Dogs Dressed Up for Winter

Next Top Model – Should dogs wear clothes in the winter? Whether your dog is small, or big, regularly inside, or out, there are certain things they may need to keep them comfortable during the winter months. There’s plenty of debate as to if dogs should be wearing boots or coats during the winter, and more »

Feb 05, 2016
by Emily Cook
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