January 15, 2021

How do I stop my dogs from marking territory indoors?

One of the questions we receive at our animal centres is how to stop dogs from marking territory indoors. We have some simple tips you…
January 7, 2021

Puppy and Kitten Fragility

Puppies and kittens receive immune protection (maternally derived antibodies – MDAs) by drinking their mom’s first milk called colostrum. While human babies receive immune protection…
January 5, 2021

How to teach your dog “stay”

Teaching your dog to “stay” can be very useful. It can help keep your dog from begging at the table, greeting guests at the door…
December 8, 2020

Crate training your adopted dog

As people begin relocating back into their offices and back to work, it is important that you know your dog is comfortable and safe…
November 26, 2020

Tips to help your new dog or puppy adjust to their new home

You’ve just adopted a dog or puppy from your local Ontario SPCA animal centre, and now it’s time to bring them home…
November 10, 2020

How to teach your dog to sit

Today, we want to give you helpful tips for teaching your dog to sit! Watch our video for step by step instructions, to make…
October 29, 2020

Hiking with Fido

Many people have been enjoying the benefits of the great outdoors this fall, many with their animals too. Here are some tips for hiking with…
September 28, 2020

World Rabies Day 2020

World Rabies Day is September 28th, 2020 and the focus is on vaccination and collaboration. Rabies is a viral disease that causes swelling in…
September 18, 2020

Helpful hints for bringing your new dog home!

Bringing home a new puppy or dog is an exciting time for everyone! Whether you’ve had a dog before or are new to the…
August 28, 2020

A guide to camping with pets

Camping is a fun summer activity you can do with your furry friend. You’ll both enjoy the opportunity to explore the beautiful scenery in Ontario.
August 14, 2020

Loose leash walking: Making “walk time” enjoyable for both you and your dog

Teaching your dog to have healthy habits and good behaviour increases the human-animal bond and reduces the risk of any problems that may arise…
July 31, 2020

Pet-Friendly activities for the long weekend: COVID Edition

The long weekend is fast approaching and it is a perfect time to spend some quality time outside with your animal friends. Here are some…


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