July 30, 2020

Close to 200,000 lbs of pet food helps keep animals with their families 

The pandemic has been a time of uncertainty that has left some families worried about how they will continue to care for their…
July 21, 2020

Dog Enrichment: DIY Cereal box kibble dispenser

Empty cereal boxes can act as great dog enrichment tools when turned into kibble-dispensing devices. They can also provide the ripping and tearing that some…
July 16, 2020

A Legacy of Care, Compassion and a Love of Cats

An early start with animals The remarkable story of Nancy Hull’s lifelong involvement with the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, her fabulous fostering, and commitment…
July 13, 2020

Giant Kidney Worms: What you need to know

Giant kidney worms? Yes, that’s right. In today’s video we talk to Dr. Magdalena Smrdelj, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society,…
July 10, 2020

What happens to “unadoptable” kitties?

Scott learned about our working cat program when one of his two barn cats passed away. He knew he’d have to find a new…
July 9, 2020

Introducing Limited Contact Adoptions: FAQs

After careful consideration and research to determine the safest way to resume adoptions during COVID-19, the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is introducing limited contact…
July 7, 2020

DIY cat food puzzles

While we’re all spending more time with our pets, why not create some DIY enrichment toys for you pets? (especially with extra TP around!). There…
June 30, 2020

How to keep your small animals mentally stimulated

Mental stimulation is important for the behavioural enrichment of small animals. With some small positive changes to their normal routine, you can have a…
June 26, 2020

Take your dog to work day – Quarantine edition

These days, taking your dog to work may look a lot more like staying home! We hope you enjoy this look at some of our…
June 12, 2020

What’s in a name? Defining SPCA’s, humane societies and rescues

What’s the difference between SPCA’s, humane societies and rescue organizations? It’s a common question that often causes considerable confusion. While they all help animals,…
June 9, 2020

World Pet Memorial Day: Resources to help the grieving process

Some say if the kindest souls were rewarded with the longest lives, that our pets would outlive us all. But usually that’s not the…
June 5, 2020

Nicole Wilks and the Animal Food Bank are bringing pet food to animals who need it most

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society launched the Urgent Animal Care Fund to help support vulnerable animals and ensure pets in…