November 10, 2022

Planning for your pet in your Will

November is “Make a Will” month! Did you know that it is now common practice to include your furry companion in your will? After…
November 8, 2022

November 8, 2021 marks Indigenous Veterans Day

November 8 is Indigenous Veterans Day. It is a time to remember and honour the thousands of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis who served…
November 7, 2022

Dr. Dave Wilson Memorial Student Award

Our friend and colleague Dr. Dave Wilson, passed away unexpectedly in 2021. He was a true champion for animal well-being. In an effort to…
November 4, 2022

Healthy Habits: Healthy growth for puppies and kittens

Did you know that like human infants, our furry friends have growth curves, too? These charts help us to make sure our pets stay…
November 3, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions: Legacy Giving with the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society

November is “Make a Will” month and a time we often receive inquiries from kind-hearted animal lovers who want to know more about how…
November 1, 2022

Swiffer makes clean up a breeze for new pet parents as the Official Clean Up Crew of the Ontario SPCA

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Stouffville, ON (November 1, 2022) – As we usher in the seasons of mud, slush and snow, which can mean paw prints…
November 1, 2022

Preparing animals for their new homes – a behind-the-scenes look at the adoption process

Our goal at the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is to make matches that last a lifetime. In 2021, we found fur-ever homes for…
October 31, 2022

How to create a fear free, happy Halloween for your pets

Halloween night is filled with many unfamiliar sights and sounds, which can be quite scary for your pet! Luckily, some small changes can make…
October 28, 2022

4 ways to build your fearful dog’s confidence

Does your dog get scared of new people or environments? Today we’re sharing four helpful ways to build your fearful dog’s confidence. …
October 27, 2022

Can my dog be trained not to chase cats?

Dogs and cats can be known to be best of friends – or worst of foes! For dogs who have not been introduced to…
October 25, 2022

Tips for trimming your pet’s nails

Nail trimming can be seen as a source of stress for our animals and even for us as pet parents. It’s time to take…
October 24, 2022

The Dickin Medal: Brave Animals Who Have Served for Canada

The Dickin Medal  The PDSA Dickin Medal was created by Maria Dickin, a social reformer and animal welfare pioneer, to award animals…