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…
March 4, 2022

Tips to deter your dog from scavenging during walks

Do you find your dog scavenges for items to eat on your walks? If daily walks are interrupted by your dog picking up st…
March 3, 2022

Poisoning prevention for your pet

Would you know what to do if your animal ingested something poisonous? Can you recognize when your furry friend is feel…
March 1, 2022

26 U.S. dogs arrive at Ontario SPCA animal centres in the first re-homing mission of 2022

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Stouffville, ON (March 1, 2022) – The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is giving 26 dogs from the…
March 1, 2022

Litterbox breakdown: troubleshooting litterbox issues

Guest blog by Dr. Juanita, Scientific Communications Veterinarian with Royal Canin Canada When I think about cat healt…
February 28, 2022

How to choose a pet sitter

We think a lot about who to hire as a sitter for our children – but what about for our furry friends? If you’re …
February 28, 2022

Eat a cupcake, donate and change the lives of animals in need on National Cupcake Day™

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Stouffville, ON (Feb. 28, 2022) – Today is National Cupcake Day™ and the Ontario SPCA and Huma…
February 25, 2022

Positive reinforcement training helps dogs be their best  

Are you trying to teach your dog something new, or decrease unwanted behaviours? Try positive reinforcement training! I…
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 …
February 22, 2022

What’s the big deal with spay/neuter?

Did you know the pet overpopulation issue is a direct result of animals left unaltered? Spaying and neutering is helpin…
February 21, 2022

Furry fun for Family Day!

Whatever your plans are this Family Day, your furry friend would probably love to be a part of it! To help you out, her…
February 18, 2022

How to build a feral cat shelter 101

The Ontario SPCA has a number of programs designed to assist community cats –more commonly referred to as feral cats …


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