October 26, 2020

Socializing Small Animals

Small animals such as rabbits, hamsters, gerbils, and mice make wonderful furry friends. Since they are so small you might assume that it is okay… Read more »
October 16, 2020

Make visits to the veterinarian Fear Free

Visits to a veterinary facility can cause fear, stress, anxiety and frustration for your pet, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Fear Free® techniques and strategies can help… Read more »
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?… Read more »
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. Read more »
April 13, 2020

Pet Care Isolation Check List

Guest post by Jennifer Toof, Manager, Programs and Education, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society  As much as staying home during COVID-19 can… Read more »
April 3, 2020

Helping your pet adjust to a new routine

During this challenging time, many of us who are able, are physically distancing by staying home. This means more time with pets and a pretty… Read more »
March 6, 2020

Daylight Savings and your pet’s feeding schedule

Many of us struggle with the Daylight Savings adjustment, our pets included! If your pet has a strict and reliable feeding schedule,  moving their meal… Read more »
March 2, 2020

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society launches new and exciting online tool

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society launches new and exciting online tool Shelter Health Pro website offers professional tips and… Read more »
September 30, 2019

Pumpkin-flavoured goodies: Are they right for your pet?

The pumpkin-flavoured season is starting earlier every year! Are you and your pets ready? In this blog post, Dave Wilson, senior director of Shelter Health… Read more »
August 20, 2019

What do you know about ticks in Ontario?

Summer is a great time to enjoy the great outdoors with your pet – but with ticks and Lyme disease spreading in Ontario, how can… Read more »
July 19, 2019

How to de-skunk your dog

Finding out your dog has been sprayed by a skunk is no fun for either of you and often leads to hours of bathing and… Read more »
July 1, 2019

Pet safety tips for Canada Day weekend

We want you to enjoy Canada Day festivities with your pet this year! Follow these simple pet safety tips to ensure everyone is having a… Read more »