March 23, 2021

How to stay productive while working with a dog at home

Try these tips if you’ve run out of ideas to keep your dog busy while you work from home!  Sharing your workspace…
March 18, 2021

Tips to take the stress out of moving day for your dog

If you’ve ever had to move to a new house, you know there is a lot to think about leading up to the big…
March 8, 2021

Healthy habits, healthy teeth: Keeping your pet’s mouth healthy

Sponsored by Royal Canin Your pet’s oral health really matters! But why do pets get dental problems? Let’s get to the root…
February 25, 2021

How do I get my dog to stop eating off the table?

When you are in the kitchen cooking or eating, you might find your dog reaching for your food. It may be due to boredom, curiosity…
February 15, 2021

Quarantine activities to do with your furry friend

Due to the recent stay-at-home order announced in Ontario, pet parents may be looking for some fun activities to keep everyone at home busy on…
February 2, 2021

Why does my dog scoot on the carpet?

Did you know, dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds can have issues with their anal glands? In this second installment of our Ask…
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…