June 11, 2019

Pet Memorial Day: A tribute to Sofie

Guest blog by Kevin MacKenzie, Senior Manager, Leadership Giving, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. “Some labs live to 15 or 16.”   That was the…
June 11, 2019

Myth busting the grieving process

Our relationships with pets are unique — a heart-warming devotion that goes both ways, between pet and human. This absolute and unconditional love, flowing…
May 16, 2019

Good news story: Muskrat rescue

We love hearing good news stories from our communities! Normally we share success stories about our pets, but this wildlife story was just too…
April 23, 2019

What’s this Working Cats program all about?

One of the goals of the Ontario SPCA when rehoming animals is to find the right home for each animal in its care. Community cats, which some people refer to as feral cats, require alternative homes due to their lack of socialization. The Ontario SPCA is giving these cats “jobs” as working cats.
March 12, 2019

Celebrating 10 years of spay/neuter services

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital in Stouffville, just outside Newmarket and the Ontario SPCA Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic in Barrie. To date, over 45,219 dogs and 72,418 cats have been spayed/neutered between the two locations.
January 3, 2019

Cold Weather Safety

If it’s too cold for you to go outside, it’s too cold for your pet! Winter’s chill affects animals, just like it affects people.


For every animal you save

For every animal you save, every animal who feels loved in their last moments, and for everything else you do; thank you and God Bless.