March 25, 2022

How to teach your cat how to sit

We’ve all seen dogs learn cues like how to sit, or give paw, but did you know cats can also be trained to learn…
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 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 24, 2022

How to brush your dog’s teeth

Brushing your teeth is a part of your everyday routine. But what about brushing your dog’s teeth?  If you’ve put this task…
February 14, 2022

Valentine’s Day gifts for animals in need

Another year, another Valentine’s Day. Do you find you’re on autopilot when searching for that special gift to give on February 14? Well, we’ve got…
February 10, 2022

Hop to it! How to teach agility jumping to rabbits

Did you know that rabbits can be trained to learn skills and cues, just like dogs and cats? Today we’d like to share with…
January 28, 2022

We’re raising the woof at the Ontario SPCA Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre

The Ontario SPCA Provincial Dog Rehabilitation Centre is getting closer to reaching the finish line. The roof is now closed in and walls are…
January 27, 2022

Make National Cupcake Day™ the sweetest day of the year with these drool-worthy pup-cakes

Making “pupcakes” is easy and fun for the whole family. Get your entire family involved in making a special treat for their furry friend in honour…
January 25, 2022

How being a pet parent benefits mental health

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, and in honour of that, we’re highlighting some ways being a pet parent benefits mental health. During a…
January 18, 2022

SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services Q&A

To help reduce pet overpopulation across the province, the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has rolled out a mobile spay/neuter unit, made possible thanks to…
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.

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I stand behind SPCA with my monthly gift

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