iAdopt for the Holidays – Ontario SPCA
Nov06

iAdopt for the Holidays – Ontario SPCA

As a supporter of the Ontario SPCA and Ambassador to Royal Canin Canada, I’m pleased to promote this years iAdopt for the Holidays The goal is to place as many animals as possible into loving forever homes during the holiday season. If you’re looking to adopt a pet, you can visit your local shelter to see what animals are available for adoption, take the Meet Your Match survey or find adoptable animals at iAdopt.ca Do you...

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Edie’s Adoptable Pet of the Week for Ontario SPCA
Oct06

Edie’s Adoptable Pet of the Week for Ontario SPCA

Introducing Patty Patty is a 7 year old Chocolate Lab who came to the Ontario SPCA through an investigation in July 2014. Unfortunately for Patty, she has not always looked like she does in this picture above. Patty was found to be emaciated to the point of muscle wasting and breakdown. Her skin infection left her with little to no hair on her body and her various allergies made her extremely itchy, exasperating her treatment and...

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Edie’s Adoptable Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA
Sep18

Edie’s Adoptable Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA

Introducing Edie’s Adoptable Pet of the Week for the Ontario SPCA Barrone! Barrone is a 4 year old Cane Corso Mix with lots of energy! Barrone was surrendered to the SPCA because his owner was moving Barrone is looking for an experienced owner who is willing to do some training regarding leash pulling and jumping up to greet people Due to Barrone’s size and energy level, he will require a home with no small children For...

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Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA
Aug05

Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA

Introducing Winne and Vester Winnie is 3 years old and spayed and Vester is 2 years old and spayed Winnie and Vester are a “bonded pair” and would do well adopted together   Both are very sweet, but shy, and need a quieter home with someone who has the patience to bring them out of their shell. Winnie and Vester are “Purple Private Investigators” in the Meet Your Match program. They were both surrenders and have been...

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Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA
Jul28

Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA

Introducing Bailey Bailey  is 5 years old and neutered His Meet Your Match® colour is “Purple Private Investigator” Bailey is also known by staff as Houdini He’s given the staff at the OSPCA Provincial Education and Animal Centre a fright more than once because this clever guy can open doors and drawers! Very talented indeed 🙂 Bailey has been at OSPCA PEAC since April, and really needs and deserves a home! Bailey...

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Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA
Jul10

Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA

Who can resist a kitty so sweet Introducing Krispy Kreme Edie’s Pet of the Week for Ontario SPCA   Krispy Kreme was in a foster home with one of PEAC’s workers and that really brought her out of her shell. Krispy has a lot of energy and loves to be given attention, although she’s not much of a cuddler. Don’t be concerned about her “cone of shame”, Krispy is just getting over having a patch of hair shaved....

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Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA
Jul06

Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA

Introducing Lady Edie’s Pet of the Week for Ontario SPCA Lady is a spayed, 7 year old Border Collie/Beagle Mix Her Meet Your Match is “Orange Goofball” “I’m a fun-loving, happy-all-the-time, glass-is-half-full kind of dog looking for someone who loves to laugh and play around. Must have a great sense of humor and some time to spend with me. I’m a dog on a mission to please you. (Socially motivated)” For...

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Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA
Jun24

Edie’s Pet of the Week – Ontario SPCA

Edie’s Pet of the Week for Ontario SPCA Cruise is a neutered male 1 year old hound mix that has been looking for the right person to bring him home. He has already been to 2 shelters in his short life. His “Meet Your Match” colour is Green Go Getter Want to get more exercise? Action is my middle name! My “LET’S GO!” lifestyle will keep you motivated to get outside and move. I’ve got tons of...

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No Excuses – No Hot Pets
May23

No Excuses – No Hot Pets

There’s nothing I like better than going for a car ride with my humans, the adventure, the anticipation of where we will end up, maybe a park, possibly the pet store for a new toy. A car ride with your dog can be great fun, as long as you’re in the car together. Why together? Well, what fun is it for a dog to go for a car ride and sit alone while your humans run into a store, or stop in to see someone, even if it is...

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Full “Animal” House
Apr29

Full “Animal” House

We hear it often when we see a posting for a pet that is looking for it’s forever home “oh I wish I could take that pet home”, “if I only lived closer”. I believe the majority of pet lovers, me included, if had the chance, the time, the room, would welcome pets in need a home. Well I have found one person that does offer pets of various breeds, sizes, and backgrounds such a place. I first became aware of...

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Edie’s Ontario SPCA Pet of the Week
Apr06

Edie’s Ontario SPCA Pet of the Week

During my recent visit to the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre in Newmarket, I had the opportunity to meet some pets there who were preparing to become available for adoption. One dog that is all ready to go to her forever home is Marley! Marley is a 7 month old Lab/Husky mix who came into the care of the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre in February of 2015 Marley was surrendered due to health...

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Touring the Ontario SPCA
Mar30

Touring the Ontario SPCA

I had a wonderful time this past week visiting my friends at the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre in Newmarket. I visited with Macy, Jet and Abby and caught up on all the latest office gossip I checked out the Meet Your Match computers in the lobby Pretended to go for a walk with the Meet Your Match dog 😉 Went outside to meet some of the dogs that are getting ready to become available for adoption When no one was...

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Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – Pet Nutrition FAQ’s
Mar17

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – Pet Nutrition FAQ’s

Great topic on this episode of Animals’ Voice Pawdcast Pet Nutrition FAQs This week on Animals’ Voice Pawdast, the Ontario SPCA is joined by Dr. Pelletier, DVM, and Dr. Ritzie, DVM, from Royal Canin Canada, as they discuss pet nutrition topics such as: why senior pets require a different diet, how to deal with picky eaters, understanding the food we are purchasing, making sure that food is safe for our pets, and questions...

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Ontario SPCA Pawdcast – Partnership with Royal Canin Canada
Feb19

Ontario SPCA Pawdcast – Partnership with Royal Canin Canada

What a partnership indeed! I’m always happy to share for my friends at the Ontario SPCA, and as Ambassador to Royal Canin Canada, I was proud to see the two of them in this new and exciting partnership, and ecstatic to learn Royal Canin Canada’s, minimum committed donation to the Ontario SPCA for 2015, is 85,000 lbs of dog and cat food! In this episode of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, the Ontario SPCA speaks with: Sabine...

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National Cupcake Day 2015
Jan21

National Cupcake Day 2015

 A Sweet Cause for Friends with Paws! 3rd Annual National Cupcake Day™ February 23rd Benefiting SPCAs and Humane Societies across Canada Animal lovers across Canada are invited to have their cupcakes and eat them too! Celebrate the third annual National Cupcake Day™, taking place Monday, February 23rd, to benefit Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCAs) and Humane Societies across Canada. Originally launched by the...

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Edie’s – Ontario SPCA Pet of the Week
Jan12

Edie’s – Ontario SPCA Pet of the Week

 Catty is this weeks “Pet of the Week”   Catty is a 9 years old female She is a domestic medium hair, has been spayed, microchipped and vaccinated. Catty prefers to be the only cat in the house. Catty’s owner moved away to college and could not bring her. Catty is very affectionate and loves to play. Sometimes Catty plays a little rough, and therefore may not do well with young children. She has been looking for a...

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Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – Operation Behaviour
Jan08

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – Operation Behaviour

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast Operation Behaviour In this episode of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, the Ontario SPCA interviews Barbara Walmer, Department Head of Behaviour at the Calgary Humane Society. Barbara chats about the various behaviour programs at the Calgary Humane Society. She also explains why dog training is so important and gives some useful tips! If you’re trying to train your dog, or looking for a professional...

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Pet Rescue Stories – After They Go Home – Lacey’s Story
Dec15

Pet Rescue Stories – After They Go Home – Lacey’s Story

I have done several posts, sent numerous tweets and posted many pictures on my Facebook page of pets looking for their forever homes. Some of those pets have been lucky enough to have found that someone special to take them in and care for them. However, I don’t hear about their lives afterwards. I wonder about them; are they happy, have they settled in alright, do they now have other furfriends to play with? So I decided to...

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After They Go Home – Jimbo’s Story
Dec08

After They Go Home – Jimbo’s Story

I have done several posts, sent numerous tweets and posted many pictures on my Facebook page of pets looking for their furever homes. Some of those pets have been lucky enough to have found that someone special to take them in and care for them. However, I don’t hear about their lives afterwards. I wonder about them; are they happy, have they settled in alright, do they now have other furfriends to play with? So I decided to...

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Pet Adoptions & the Holidays – with Dr. R. Llera
Dec02

Pet Adoptions & the Holidays – with Dr. R. Llera

Dr. R. Llera discusses pet adoption and the holidays.  As much as we both like to see pets find their forever homes at any time of year, there is much to be considered and discussed before making this very important decision.  A decision that effects not only the pet owner, but the pet involved. Pet Adoptions & the Holidays The holidays are just around the corner and you know what that means…time with your family, holiday...

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Edie’s Ontario SPCA – Pet of the Week
Nov25

Edie’s Ontario SPCA – Pet of the Week

Lucky’s a 5 year old declawed DMH and has been waiting to find her forever family since August! Lucky is spayed, microchipped and vaccinated – she’s all ready to go! She’s very sweet, friendly and mellow and seems to get along okay with most cats Lucky’s previous owners were moving and could not take her with them. Her meet your match personality is described as: “When it comes to relationships, I’m very...

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Show Us Your Paws
Nov20

Show Us Your Paws

 I’m helping out my friends at the Ontario SPCA with their campaign: #showusyourpaws This season, make a furry friend’s holiday with the Ontario SPCA’s one-of-a-kind gifts that give back in purrs and tail wags. The Ontario SPCA’s Paws & Give™ 2014 Holiday Symbolic Giving Catalogue is filled with gifts to help change the lives of animals in need. Whether you’re shopping for the animal lover in your life, Grandparents,...

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Ontario SPCA Pawdcast – Pet Owner Rewards Card Program
Nov16

Ontario SPCA Pawdcast – Pet Owner Rewards Card Program

License your pet and both you and your pet will reap the rewards! City of Markham’s Pet Owner Rewards Card Program This week on the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, the Ontario SPCA welcomes back Chris Alexander, Supervisor of Licensing & Standards at the City of Markham. Chris chats about the City’s new Pet Owner Rewards Card Program. This newly implemented program rewards responsible pet ownership and encourages pet owners to have their...

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Ontario SPCA’s –  iAdopt For The Holidays
Nov01

Ontario SPCA’s – iAdopt For The Holidays

Be a part of a Canadian program that drives pet adoption during the upcoming holiday season! The Ontario SPCA invites the public to drop in to a Participating Society to take part in the “iAdopt For the Holidays” National Adoption Campaign this holiday season. iAdopt For the Holidays is a two-month adoption drive that aims to change the lives of orphaned pets and raise awareness about the importance of pet adoption during the holiday...

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Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast
Sep18

Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

Puppies and kittens are great! The’re cute! They like chewing on shoes and climbing up your curtains 😉 You know who else is cute? Senior pets like Callum! See the Benefits of Owning a Senior Pet & Questions to Ask When Adopting In this episode of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, the Ontario SPCA speaks with Emily Jordan, Adoptions Coordinator at the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre. Emily brought someone...

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