October 13, 2020

Animals in War: Unlikely war heroes took to the skies

Did you know pigeons were among the animal heroes in both world wars?  Carrier pigeons were used to carry messages…
October 12, 2020

Thanksgiving pet safety tips 

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and if you’re planning a fall feast, remember to take precautions to keep your furry friends safe. Here are…
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?…
September 24, 2020

Sweat for Pets was a huge success – Thanks to you!

Our Sweat for Pets campaign was a huge success this year – thanks to you! We’re putting down the weights and dabbing the…
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…
July 20, 2020

Sweat for Pets Week Five Challenge: It’s guinea be a good week!

We have made it to the halfway mark and it’s time to celebrate this big accomplishment with the small animals. This week we are sweating…
July 6, 2020

Sweat for Pets: Week Three Challenge

The birds are chirping, and it’s time to stretch your wings! Are you ready for your Sweat for Pets Week Three challenge? This…
June 18, 2020

AnimalSmart™Character Development Series – Responsibility

In this week’s lesson, the second lesson in the Character Development series in the AnimalSmart™ Primary Series, Emerson, spokes-kid for the AnimalSmart™ humane…
June 11, 2020

We’ve got you covered for Father’s Day!

Having a hard time trying to find a Father’s Day gift for Dad this year? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered.
June 2, 2020

Bonded cats Dragon and Moira find a new Dad and new life

Andrew has a real heart for rescuing animals. After his beloved cat passed away, his friend who volunteers at the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society…
March 13, 2020

Organizations unite for animal well-being and the prevention of cruelty to animals

MEDIA RELEASE   Organizations unite for animal well-being and the prevention of cruelty to animals  Newmarket, ON (March 13, 2020) –…