September 15, 2023

What are the Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare?

For the past 150 years, the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has provided care, comfort, and compassion to animals in need in communities across…
May 8, 2023

Fear Free® nail trims from home

You have the “perfect” dog. He or she has learned basic cues, walks gently beside you on a leash, and they leave your slippers…
February 23, 2023

How can I tell if my animal’s incision is healing properly?

February is Spay/ Neuter Awareness Month! After your best furry friend has had a spay or neuter surgery, you may be wondering what the…
September 27, 2022

5 fall pet hazards you wouldn’t expect

As we step further into fall, with the crunch of leaves beneath our feet and our paws, it is important to be aware of…
July 7, 2022

Find out if your furry friend has fleas in 2 easy steps!

Fleas are common among our furry friends, especially the animals who play outside. Periodically checking your furry friends for fleas is important for good…
May 12, 2022

Another step forward – Stronger laws will help protect dogs kept outdoors   

Advocating on behalf of animals who can’t speak for themselves has been at the heart of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s mission since…
November 18, 2021

The best kind of cuddles are with an adopted animal

Hearing adoption stories always warms our hearts but seeing the pictures to prove it makes them even more special. To think that little…
July 30, 2021

Cuteness overload: Animals and their best friends

Everyone needs a best friend! Especially in these hard times. Even our companion animals are seeking a furry bestie to hang out with. …
June 10, 2021

Is overstimulation causing your cat to act out?  

There you are, enjoying a moment, absentmindedly patting the kitty on your lap, when suddenly she takes a swipe at you! What was…
June 4, 2021

What’s your cat’s personality?

Guest post by: Royal Canin Every cat is an individual, with unique personality traits and habits. So it’s important to remember that what is…
May 21, 2021

Our first dog transport of the year was a success!

We are very excited to share with everyone that our first transport of the spring 2021 season was a success! This week, the Ontario SPCA…
May 21, 2021

COVID-19 litter can pose a dangerous threat to animal safety   

Face masks, gloves and cleaning wipes have become a part of our routines, but they shouldn’t be a part of the routine for wildlife…