May 17, 2022

Changing Nikita’s life began with building trust

When Nikita came into the care of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, she was anxious and fearful of people and new environments. She…
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…
March 29, 2022

OVC provides unexpected life-saving surgery

Ophelia’s story is one of resilience, teamwork and generosity that have come together to change a life! Ophelia is approximately three years old…
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 18, 2022

A 7-year-old’s love for his adopted cat is the feel-good story you need today

When a special animal comes into our care, we do everything we can to find them the purr-fect home. Teddy found himself at the…
March 11, 2022

Working cat keeps mice at bay at brewery

If you ever stop by Muddy York Brewing Co. in Toronto for a pint, keep your eyes open for “the mouse bouncer,” their four-legged…
March 7, 2022

Abandoned puppies get their second chance

Perhaps it was fate that called Shawna back to the Ontario SPCA Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic in Barrie when the spay/neuter services were closed…
February 15, 2022

Brawlin finds his purrfect match

Do you remember Brawlin? This senior gentleman with special needs was in the care of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society for awhile, waiting…
January 14, 2022

Working together to reduce animal overpopulation in Curve Lake First Nation

When Melinda Taylor’s grandfather passed away, she knew she had big shoes to fill to continue his legacy of helping animals in the community.
January 10, 2022

Feline fostering: 100 lives changed and counting

When Linda Morgan fostered her first cat, she never imagined that over the next four years, 100 cats and kittens would come into her…
December 30, 2021

You don’t give up on family: Zoot’s story

Guest post by Heather Jobe, Community Development Coordinator, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. I meet hundreds of animals a month, and to me – to the whole team at our animal centre – all the creatures…
December 27, 2021

A new beginning for three dogs living on the streets

For dogs Ryan, Regina and Rory, the idea of a cozy home to call their own was a far-off dream. Scrounging for food and waiting…