July 23, 2024

40 years of working for the animals

Forty years after walking through the doors of the Ontario SPCA Orillia Animal Centre, Manager Carol Beard is moving to Nova Scotia to take…
July 22, 2024

Does music really have an effect on our furry friends?

Humans have playlists for just about everything these days. A playlist to workout, a playlist to clean, even a playlist to work. Scientific studies…
July 18, 2024

Understanding tapeworms: Prevention, symptoms, and treatment

Tapeworms are a common parasitic infection in animals, and while they are usually not life-threatening when treated, they can cause significant discomfort and health…
July 16, 2024

Tips for a paws-itive car travel experience with your furry friend

As a member of your family, your furry friends may often accompany you on your travels. While some animals may love car trips, it…
July 16, 2024

Sit, stay and learn canine first aid and CPR with the Humane Society of Durham Region

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Whitby, ON (July 16, 2024) – The Humane Society of Durham Region is hosting a canine first aid and CPR course to give…
July 15, 2024

Understanding canine body language

While some pets enjoy meeting new people and animals, others prefer their own space, and the company of those they are most familiar with.
July 11, 2024

How to engage your indoor cat

Indoor cats are beloved family pets. With a few adjustments to their environment, you can help eliminate boredom and help your cat stay happy…
July 9, 2024

3 rules for a great start with your puppy

You’ve recently welcomed a new puppy into your home – what an exciting time! This is the beginning of a long-term companionship. But with…
July 8, 2024

Good things come to those who wait: Athena finds her loving home

At the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, we encounter many incredible animals, each with their own unique story. This is the heartwarming journey of…
July 5, 2024

Meet Sherry Nelson, the new Provincial Operations Manager of Clinical Services at the Ontario SPCA

We are thrilled to welcome Sherry Nelson to the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society family! Sherry stepped into her role as the new Provincial…


For every animal you save

For every animal you save, every animal who feels loved in their last moments, and for everything else you do; thank you and God Bless.