April 21, 2022

Q&A: Get the inside scoop on the Ontario SPCA Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre 

Construction of the Ontario SPCA Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre is currently underway, with an anticipated opening of late 2022. We spoke to…
April 19, 2022

How to handle jumping

Jumping is a common training challenge and is usually attention-seeking behaviour. Unknowingly we might "teach" our dogs to jump up on us by rewarding them each time they do so.
April 12, 2022

After being chained for years, Duke has a new lease on life

Before his new life, Duke spent his days chained outside with his sister. The husky-mix had no chance to run, chase toys, play with…
April 7, 2022

What to do if you find a lost dog in Ontario

Have you ever seen a pooch wandering the streets alone and wondered, “What should I do?” These are our tips for what to do…
March 22, 2022

Learning to be a dog: Scout’s road to rehabilitation

Scout is on his way to becoming the best dog he can be – a remarkable journey given his rough beginning. The two-year-old…
March 4, 2022

Tips to deter your dog from scavenging during walks

Do you find your dog scavenges for items to eat on your walks? If daily walks are interrupted by your dog picking up sticks,…
February 25, 2022

Positive reinforcement training helps dogs be their best  

Are you trying to teach your dog something new, or decrease unwanted behaviours? Try positive reinforcement training! It’s an effective method to shape your…
February 24, 2022

How to brush your dog’s teeth

Brushing your teeth is a part of your everyday routine. But what about brushing your dog’s teeth?  If you’ve put this task…
January 28, 2022

We’re raising the woof at the Ontario SPCA Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre

The Ontario SPCA Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre is getting closer to reaching the finish line. The roof is now closed in and walls are…
January 24, 2022

Winter grooming tips for your dog

How does winter impact your dog’s grooming routine? In Canada’s harsh winters, exposure to cold air and snow can cause dry, itchy skin, cracked paws…