August 19, 2019

Plastic bags are not pet toys

Plastic bags are still very much a reality in our daily lives, despite recent efforts to reduce the use of plastic shopping bags and…
August 5, 2019

Friendly reminder – Firework safety for pets

Can you believe it’s already August? Where has the time gone?? If you are planning on being around fireworks this weekend – or even if…
July 26, 2019

DIY projects with the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society!

In need of some fun DIY projects for your summer plans? Look no further! Check out the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society DIY playlist on…
July 19, 2019

How to de-skunk your dog

Finding out your dog has been sprayed by a skunk is no fun for either of you and often leads to hours of bathing and…
July 8, 2019

The power of enrichment: London’s Story

When I first started my co-op at the Markham Cat Adoption and Education Centre (CAEC), I was told there would be a strong emphasis…
July 1, 2019

Pet safety tips for Canada Day weekend

We want you to enjoy Canada Day festivities with your pet this year! Follow these simple pet safety tips to ensure everyone is having a…
June 17, 2019

After three years separated – a microchip brings Rocky home

We can not stress how important it is to microchip your pet! The Ontario SPCA Barrie Animal Centre recently had the privilege of…
June 13, 2019

Trouble sleeping? Tips to help your pet have a good night’s rest

Some of us love having our pets sleep in our room at night. But want if your pet isn’t sleeping well? This could keep you…
May 28, 2019

Buckle Up! Dangers of driving with pets loose in your vehicle

As the weather gets warmer, we may be bringing our pets with us to the cottage, beach, or ice cream shop – and it’s important…
May 21, 2019

How to trim your pet’s nails – Step-by-step video!

Ever wondered how to properly trim your pet’s nails? In this video, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society Registered Veterinary Technician, Darci, walks us through how…
May 2, 2019

Scratching Beneath the Surface of Allergic Skin Disease

Author: Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Spring is coming, and it’s bringing allergy season with it. While you may suffer from…
April 25, 2019

How to pet-proof your new home

Moving is one of life’s great stressors. First the packing, the chaos, the boxes, the logistics and then the unpacking, the renovating, the organizing, and the decorating! It overwhelms the best of us, but imagine how it makes our pets feel! Read on for tips from the ASPCA’s blog post: Moving Your Pet.