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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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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Edie’s Ontario SPCA – Pet of the Week
Nov19

Edie’s Ontario SPCA – Pet of the Week

 Gravy is 9 month old shepherd/Rottie x. Gravy is very active and playful. He still needs lots of training. Gravy has a small issue with guarding raw hide, so little kids are not recommended with him. Gravy will let you take raw hide from him if you trade him for a toy or treat. He was transferred to the Ontario SPCA from another shelter, where he was not getting adopted. Gravy’s a very sweet dog, he just needs someone to train...

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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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5000! Thank You!
Nov10

5000! Thank You!

It all started July 20, 2012 at 2:20pm My very first tweet!   Little did I know what a ride it would be over the next couple of years! I thought maybe I’ll meet a few other dog friends, we could woof with each other once in a while, share common interests; our love of food and toys, discuss how I spend the days with my humom and what it’s like living with 2 cats. In my wildest dreams I never thought I would be writing...

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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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Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – New Baby
Sep04

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – New Baby

It ‘s a happy time when you bring a new baby into the household, but it can be a stressful situation for the pets in the family.   If you are an animal lover and are expecting a baby – or will be one day – then this episode of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast is for you! Tips to Introducing Your Pet to Your New Baby Jennifer Toof, Manager of Programs & Education at the Ontario SPCA has some great tips to help you...

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Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast  – Part 3 of 3
Aug12

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – Part 3 of 3

The topics on my site are of a light hearted nature, posts that can be read and listened to by all ages, on occasion I share on behalf of the Ontario SPCA important topics that relate to pets and their welfare. After listening to these Pawdcasts I had to decide if it would be one I would want to share due to the topic and content within the Pawdcast, as the topic pertains to animal cruelty I have decided to share.   Ontario SPCA...

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Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast Part 2 of 3
Aug07

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast Part 2 of 3

The topics on my site are of a light hearted nature, posts that can be read and listened to by all ages, on occasion I share on behalf of the Ontario SPCA important topics that relate to pets and their welfare. After listening to this Pawdcast I had to decide if it would be one I would want to share due to the topic and contents within the Pawdcast. I have not had the opportunity to listen to all the Pawdcasts in this series, but I...

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Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast Part 1 of 3
Aug03

Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast Part 1 of 3

The topics on my site are of a light hearted nature, posts that can be read and listened to by all ages, on occasion I share on behalf of the Ontario SPCA important topics that relate to pets and their welfare. After listening to this Pawdcast I had to decide if it would be one I would want to share due to the topic and contents within the Pawdcast. Although I have not had the opportunity to listen to the following 2 Pawdcasts in this...

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Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – Operation V.A.L.U.E
Jul18

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast – Operation V.A.L.U.E

I have shared the importance of the Ontario SPCA #nohotpets campaign to help make aware the dangers of leaving pets unattended in cars during the warm weather. The Ontario SPCA now has a year round campaign called: V.A.L.U.E   Vulnerable Animals Left Unattended Everyday This campaign is a year long campaign, to assist and bring awareness to people about the importance of not leaving pets unattended in situations that could be harmful...

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Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast
Jul08

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

An easy phone number to remember but hopefully one you will never have to use:  310-SPCA Province-Wide Toll-Free 24-Hour Phone Number to Report Suspected Animal Cruelty There is no need for an area code, you can call 24 hours a day, 7 Days a week and speak to someone to report your concerns of suspected animal cruelty, and you can do it anonymously. In this episode of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, Chris Rodgers, Deputy Chief, Major...

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Edie’s Ontario SPCA – Pet of the Week
Jul04

Edie’s Ontario SPCA – Pet of the Week

Well this is a new addition to the usual dogs and cats BIRDS! Just don’t let the cats hear about it 😉 The Ontario SPCA have an unusual amount of birds right now They have Macaws Amazon Parrots Conures and Budgies All the birds (excepts the budgies) came to the Ontario SPCA through an investigation case The conditions they were being kept in were not healthy or acceptable and therefore the animals were removed from the home They...

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Ontario SPCA Friends for Life! Walk™
Jun16

Ontario SPCA Friends for Life! Walk™

 Ontario SPCA Friends for Life! Walk™ The Ontario SPCA Friends for Life! Walk™ presented by Nutrience has moved to a NEW DATE! You can help change animals lives in your community and across the province by joining the Ontario SPCA September 20th and 21st for the 2014  Friends for Life! Walk™ A weekend to save pets! Ontario SPCA Branches and Communities across Ontario are planning a weekend of events to get you and your family out with...

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Edie’s Ontario SPCA Pet of the Week
May29

Edie’s Ontario SPCA Pet of the Week

Edie’s Ontario SPCA Pet of the Week is Max  Max’s a black domestic short hair 10 months old He’s neutered, microchipped and vaccinated He arrived in March with a large wound on his back from an unknown source Max is  all better now and ready for adoption into his furever home He’s a cat who loves to play and rough house Max will need an experienced cat owner   He requires play time every day, if he doesn’t get his energy...

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Emergency Preparedness Month – Ontario SPCA
May06

Emergency Preparedness Month – Ontario SPCA

May is Emergency Preparedness Month! Is your family prepared for a major emergency, evacuation or natural disaster? How about your pets? Making arrangements before the chaos of an emergency can increase your pet’s chances of survival and greatly reduce the fear and anxiety your pet will experience. In Ontario, we are each responsible for our own safety and survival during the first 72 hours of an emergency. Responsibility for the...

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Ontario SPCA –  Animals’ Voice Pawdcast
May02

Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

All of us dogs have an important role in our lives. These roles vary from being a companion to our humans, sharing their lives, making them laugh with our antics, keeping them warm by sharing 😉 their beds. There are the strong, brave dogs that assist our police officers and military personal in the line of duty. The therapy dog that go to hospitals and senior homes to brighten someones day. Then we have the all important Dog Guides....

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Edie’s – Ontario SPCA’s Pet of the Week
Apr23

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

Edie’s Ontario SPCA Pet of The Week is Kendall Kendall is a 12 years old domestic short hair black cat and has been in the shelter since January Her owner could no longer care for her Kendall is very outgoing and friendly She seems to get along well with other cats Kendall is micro-chipped, vaccinated and spayed Her “Meet Your Match” personality is  “Green” Which is described as: “I’m a cat...

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Meet Your Match – Ontario SPCA
Apr12

Meet Your Match – Ontario SPCA

Did you know the Ontario SPCA has an adoption program called “Meet Your Match™” that pairs potential adopters with animals in their shelters based on different colour categories? It’s like eHarmony for pets! You could be gazing at the animal of your dreams, but you just can’t tell what they are thinking behind that furry face. What if you knew a little something about the pets personality and habits before you moved in together?...

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Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast
Apr03

Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

Until last year when I had the privilege of becoming the Ambassador for Kijiji at Toronto’s Woofstock, I was unaware of the relationship between Ontario SPCA and Kijiji.  I  believe that there are many “pet people” who are unaware of this as well. When you make a decision to adopt a pet, whether it’s from the Ontario SPCA, a rescue, Kijiji, or purchasing a pet from a breeder, there are always going to be the...

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Edie’s Ontario SPCA’s – Pet of the Week
Mar19

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

Edie’s Pet of the Week for the Ontario SPCA is Winter Winter is a 10 year old husky He has been at the shelter since January Winter came from a home where they did not have time for him and left him outside all the time He is friendly, but may need some work on his manners Winter needs an experienced owner He likes to play with stuffed animals and is looking for a loving home to retire in Winter does enjoy his time outside and...

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Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast
Mar18

Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

This week’s topic of the Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast is a little different from what we are used to. We usually hear Kevin MacKenzie, the “amazing interviewer”, even though he occasionally gets my name wrong 😉 , speaking with people and organizations that work directly with and for the animals, but this week, Kevin speaks with Jeremy MacBean from IT Weapons explaining how they are helping behind the...

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Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast
Feb27

Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast What to Do If  You Find a Lost Or Abandoned Pet It’s heartbreaking to see a lost or abandoned animal, but what should you do when this happens? What if your own pet gets away on you, maybe slips out an open gate, or bolts out your door after seeing something that catches their eye? What do you do?  Who can you call for help? In this episode of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, the Ontario SPCA...

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