October 1, 2021

Never give up hope – Ritchie and Scooter’s story

Ritchie had given up hope. Born with a deformity that left him unable to straighten his leg, he just wasn’t catching the eye of adopters.
September 28, 2021

8 tips for trimming your cat’s nails

Do you struggle with trimming your cat’s nails regularly? Do you worry about causing stress or fear in your cat during nail trims? Today we’re…
September 27, 2021

The Ontario SPCA reaches a milestone of 135 U.S. dogs transferred to Canada in 2021

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Working with overcrowded U.S. shelters, the Ontario SPCA is helping dogs find homes Stouffville, ON (Sept. 27, 2021) – The Ontario SPCA and…
September 27, 2021

Learning to trust again: Ham Ham’s rehabilitation story

When Ham Ham came into our care, his personality didn’t fit his cute name. The five-year old Cockapoo was scared, lunging at everyone who came…
September 24, 2021

Happy International Rabbit Day – Week!

This week, we’ve been all ears for rabbits! We have many rabbits in our care right now who are waiting patiently for a loving family to…
September 23, 2021

Five days in a van: Ontario SPCA team member refuses to leave lost dog behind

When a dog in your neighbourhood gets lost, neighbours pull together to help reunite them with their family. But what happens when a dog coming…
September 20, 2021

Looking for some bunny to love? The Ontario SPCA seeks homes for 50 rabbits

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Stouffville, ON (Sept. 20, 2021) – The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is hosting a Rabbit Adoption Week to celebrate these hoppy little…
September 20, 2021

Meet the CEO: Doug Brooks

This week, Doug Brooks started his role as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. Today, we’re sharing a video…
September 17, 2021

Shy kitten? Tips from a foster volunteer to help build trust

There is nothing so rewarding as watching a timid, shy cat flourish into an affectionate, loving companion animal. This journey takes time, patience…
September 16, 2021

Texas cats make 2,500-km journey to find forever homes

We’ve been sharing updates about dog re-homing initiatives that the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has been organizing with our partners in the United…
September 14, 2021

Life-changing impact: Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre

Bandit’s spirit was broken when he arrived at the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. He hid under his bed, shaking with fear when anyone approached. Dogs like …
September 13, 2021

Keeping veterinary visits Fear Free®!  

Many people report their animals appearing distressed or uncomfortable during visits to the veterinarian. The sights, smells, and sounds of a veterinary office can be unsettling to some animals. Being handled by…


As an animal lover all the work you do

As an animal lover all the work you do to help ensure that every dog and cat can find their forever home that is filled with love is greatly appreciated.