February 25, 2019

It’s National Cupcake Day! Celebrate the sweetest day of the year and change an animal’s life.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Stouffville, ON (February 25, 2019) – Today is National Cupcake Day™, the most delicious day of the year, when participating animal welfare societies…
February 7, 2019

Ontario SPCA seeking information after dog found in rough shape in Newmarket

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Newmarket, ON (February 7, 2019) – The Ontario SPCA is seeking information from the public after a dog was found in very…
February 4, 2019

New Healthy Pets tool gives Ontario SPCA foster pet parents video access to veterinary care

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Stouffville, ON (Feb. 4, 2019) – Providing foster care to shelter animals can sometimes be stressful, which is why the Ontario SPCA and…
January 21, 2019

Convicted Petawawa woman sentenced to lifetime ban on owning animals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Petawawa, ON (Jan. 21, 2019) – A 39-year-old woman from Petawawa has been convicted of animal cruelty and sentenced to a lifetime…
January 18, 2019

Chapleau man banned from owning animals for 10 years

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Chapleau, ON (January 18, 2019) – A 36-year-old Chapleau man has been sentenced to a 10-year prohibition on owning or caring for…
January 4, 2019

Letter concerning the recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court in the case of Bogaerts v. The Attorney General of Ontario

Response from the general counsel to The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals relating to the decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice,…
January 4, 2019

The Ontario SPCA launches new SPCA & Humane Society Pet Insurance Offered by Petplan® to help protect animals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Stouffville, ON (January 14, 2019) – The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society believes animals deserve the best care possible, which is why we…
January 2, 2019

Bogaerts vs the Attorney General of Ontario: enforcement of provincial animal welfare legislation in Ontario

On January 2, 2019, a decision was made in Superior Court which will impact the enforcement of provincial animal welfare legislation in Ontario. In the…
December 19, 2018

Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre welcomes five Northern puppies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Orangeville, ON (December 19, 2018) –Chestnut, Twinkle, Jingle, Holly and Tinsel might be named after the holidays, but these adorable Northern puppies…
December 18, 2018

Colborne woman banned from owning dogs for life

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Colborne, ON (December 18, 2018) – A 58-year-old woman has pled guilty under provincial animal welfare legislation following an investigation relating to…
December 17, 2018

Ontario SPCA gets special holiday delivery from the North

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Stouffville, ON (December 17, 2018) – As good girls and boys eagerly await the arrival of Santa’s sleigh, the Ontario SPCA and…
December 14, 2018

Update on Norfolk horse investigation

The Ontario SPCA would like to provide an update to the case involving horses on a Norfolk County property. The Society, the owner and a…