June 8, 2021

AnimalSmart™Character Development Series – Honesty and Integrity

We are excited to share our newest AnimalSmart™ webisode with all of you animal enthusiasts! Let’s take some time to explore Honesty and Integrity as…
April 27, 2021

Tips to get your dog’s attention through the “watch me” technique

Teaching your dog what “watch me” means is a great way to get their attention. This trick is helpful when you want your dog…
April 9, 2021

Finding Forever Homes – Over 130 Cats Supported in Rehoming Project

Cheddar was a very nervous cat when he arrived at the Ontario SPCA Sudbury & District Animal Centre. But today, he’s an absolute…
November 17, 2020

What is humane education, and why should we care? 

Simply put, humane education focuses on nurturing compassion and respect for animals and all living things, including the Earth. It helps one understand…
November 10, 2020

How to teach your dog to sit

Today, we want to give you helpful tips for teaching your dog to sit! Watch our video for step by step instructions, to make…
November 5, 2020

Meet the Animal Care Team at the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society

Our animal care team across the province works hard every day to ensure the animals in our care get the love and attention…
July 21, 2020

Dog Enrichment: DIY Cereal box kibble dispenser

Empty cereal boxes can act as great dog enrichment tools when turned into kibble-dispensing devices. They can also provide the ripping and tearing that some…
June 3, 2020

AnimalSmart™ Character Development Series – Respect

In this lesson Emerson, spokes-kid for the Ontario SPCA AnimalSmart™ humane education program, talks about about respect for animals – both domesticated and wild…
May 6, 2020

AnimalSmart™ Primary: Be Prepared – Safety around Animals

How do we keep safety in mind when it comes to our animal friends? In this week’s lesson, we invite you to explore…
January 7, 2020

Now serving…. National Cupcake Day™ 2020

National Cupcake Day™ is the most delicious way to show your support for animals in need! We’ve put together a fun video to help inspire…
July 26, 2019

DIY projects with the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society!

In need of some fun DIY projects for your summer plans? Look no further! Check out the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society DIY playlist on…
March 12, 2019

Celebrating 10 years of spay/neuter services

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital in Stouffville, just outside Newmarket and the Ontario SPCA Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic in Barrie. To date, over 45,219 dogs and 72,418 cats have been spayed/neutered between the two locations.