October 23, 2020

Fear Free® nail trims from home

You have the “perfect” dog. He or she has learned basic commands. They walk gently beside you on a leash and they leave…
October 22, 2020

How has COVID-19 impacted SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services unit operations?

This year has looked very different for many of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s operations, and the SPCA Mobile Animal…
October 15, 2020

How to support community cats through the winter

When the temperature drops, you may wonder what happens to the community cats in your neighbourhood, which some people refer to as feral cats. While…
October 9, 2020

What is the ‘Fear Free®’ program all about?

Did you know the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society uses a special program called Fear Free® at its animal centres across the province?…
October 6, 2020

Building empathy through connection – for kids and adults!

With children and adults encouraged to practice social distancing, fostering meaningful connection through empathy is more important than ever. The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s…
October 2, 2020

Get to know Ontario SPCA and Humane Society RVTs this month!

October is Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Month! Throughout the month we are recognizing all the dedicated RVTs who work with our animal centres across the…
September 29, 2020

Teaching kids about empathy and animals

Welcome to the Ontario SPCA AnimalSmart™ Character Development series! In this video, Emerson, spokes-kid for the AnimalSmart™ humane education program, talks about Empathy.  …
September 10, 2020

Adoption tips: Dog-to-Dog Introductions

Planning to bring home a new dog? Here are some helpful adoption tips for dog-to-dog introductions. Introducing two unfamiliar dogs can be a stressful event…
August 27, 2020

Smart.Vet partnership Q&A: What’s this program all about?

What is telehealth veterinary care and how does it work? Since announcing our partnership with Smart.Vet, we’ve received that question from many curious pet…
August 21, 2020

Skunks – How to live in harmony

As their natural habitat is being destroyed, wildlife like skunks have been making their way into our backyards and neighbourhoods – and not all interactions…
August 13, 2020

Cannabis and pets: the risks of THC

It was a typical Wednesday at the Goldson residence. Lynda was outside cleaning up the yard, while her dogs, Bruce and Jasper, played nearby.
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…