March 18, 2021

Tips to take the stress out of moving day for your dog

If you’ve ever had to move to a new house, you know there is a lot to think about leading up to the big…
February 26, 2021

Heartworm in dogs – Signs, causes, what you need to know

Recently, we shared a story with our donors about a dog named Boxer who came into our care with heartworm, a serious health condition…
February 25, 2021

How do I get my dog to stop eating off the table?

When you are in the kitchen cooking or eating, you might find your dog reaching for your food. It may be due to boredom, curiosity…
February 16, 2021

Thinking outside the box – what to do if your cat is peeing in the house

Cats peeing where they shouldn’t can be a source of great frustration and anxiety for pet parents. Unfortunately, it is also a reason…
December 31, 2020

New Year’s Eve safety tips for your furry friend

We made it! 2021 is just around the corner, and though many celebrations may not be the same as last year, you can still celebrate…
December 15, 2020

Healthy habits, healthy cats: Introduction to puzzle feeders  

Sponsored by our friends at Royal Canin In the wild, cats use a great deal of physical and mental activity for locating,…
November 19, 2020

Feline good! Tips to introduce a cat to your home

Your sweet kitty cat is coming home! You and your family can’t wait for her to arrive and start playing with her new…
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?…
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.
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…
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…
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…