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…
June 3, 2020

AnimalSmart™ Character Development Series – Respect

In this lesson Emerson, spokes-kid for the Ontario SPCA AnimalSmart™ humane education program, talks about about respect for animals – both domesticated and wild…
May 22, 2020

Ways to support your local animal centre

During this challenging time, many people are asking how they can support their local animal centres. We’ve put together a list of a few ways…
May 20, 2020

Interview with our AnimalSmart™ Primary spokes-kid Emerson!

What is a circle of compassion? What does widening your circle of compassion mean? Join us in our latest AnimalSmart video, “Widening Our Circle…
May 19, 2020

Tick prevention

While we spend time outside with our pets wherever we can, it’s important to be aware of hidden dangers they may be facing. As the…
May 15, 2020

Leave a Legacy Month – Linda’s story

Linda’s love of animals began at a young age. Maybe the same is true for you. Linda’s family always had animals in the house. She…
May 6, 2020

AnimalSmart™ Primary: Be Prepared – Safety around Animals

How do we keep safety in mind when it comes to our animal friends? In this week’s lesson, we invite you to explore…
April 22, 2020

AnimalSmart™ Primary: What might happen if…. ?

What might happen if…. Someone in your family left the back door open while your bird, Elmo, was flying around inside the house?…
April 16, 2020

Spay/Neuter clients celebrate National High Five Day!

It’s National High Five Day, and though WE can’t give high fives right now, our pets can! So here are some sweet pictures from some…
April 8, 2020

AnimalSmart™ primary: If animals could talk, what would they say?

Have you ever been asked how you know what animals are feeling? This week, for our second AnimalSmart™ lesson, we invite you and your kids…