December 6, 2019

How to make your own crochet catnip mouse!

What excites a kitty cat more than catnip?! Monthly donor Cindy Nicholls has been making and donating crochet catnip mice for the kitties at our…
November 29, 2019

Pet food pantries meeting crucial need in Eastern Ontario

For pet owners who are struggling to make ends meet, an extra bag of dog food or cat litter at the end of the…
November 11, 2019

Remembrance Day: Laying a wreath for Animals in War

As Canadians come together today to remember and honour those who have served their country, the war-time contributions of animals will also be recognized with…
November 8, 2019

Rehabilitated Sharp-Shinned Hawk released back into the wild

In early October in the town of Mono, a local storage company owner called the Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre for assistance when…
October 28, 2019

6 reasons to adopt a black cat

October 27th is National Black Cat Day! To celebrate, we’re sharing 6 reasons why you need a black cat in your life. Do you agree?…
October 18, 2019

DIY – Fall pumpkin pet treat

Nothing says Fall quite like pumpkin-flavoured goodies! While you’re enjoying your treat, why not have your pet join you? The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society…
October 10, 2019

Ontario Parks welcomes dogs to select cabins and yurts!

We came across some great information from Ontario Parks that you might find helpful and wanted to share! Starting in April 2020, across the Ontario…
October 4, 2019

How to make community cats better neighbours

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has an incredible network of community cat caretakers in the province. Helping these cats, and human neighbours, co-exist, is…
September 30, 2019

Pumpkin-flavoured goodies: Are they right for your pet?

The pumpkin-flavoured season is starting earlier every year! Are you and your pets ready? In this blog post, Dave Wilson, senior director of Shelter Health…
September 20, 2019

Just for fun: Dogs stealing pizza compilation

There seems to be a National day for everything these days – and pizza is no exception! Today is National Pizza Day, so to celebrate,…
September 12, 2019

Breaking down barriers to help struggling pet owners

If you’ve ever had to go without something you really needed because you couldn’t afford it or couldn’t get it, that’s the struggle many…
September 10, 2019

Police officer’s life changed forever by PTSD service dog Kal

Shawn Fougere, is a police officer living with PTSD. Shawn and Kal sat down with us to share more about the special bond they share. We were honoured to share this video during our time at the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics this past July. Each year thought leaders from around the globe and across disciplines come together in beautiful Oxford, England to discuss different elements of animal ethics. This year humane education was the theme. We were thrilled to share Shawn’s story as a shining example of the interconnectedness of the well-being between humans and animals. Watch this video to learn more about Shawn's story, PTSD, and how Kal changed his life forever. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel! https://youtu.be/AXztQlgUPf4

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I stand behind SPCA with my monthly gift. I am so happy there are folks like you to care for those who can’t help themselves.  My family and I have had animals all our lives and know what a comfort they are.  Thank you SPCA.

-Dorothy