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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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 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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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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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 – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast
Jun12

Ontario SPCA – Animals’ Voice Pawdcast

It’s about the cats on this episode of the Ontario SPCA Animals’ Voice Pawdcast. Not just any cats, but feral cats, and the feral cat trap-neuter-return project or TNR. Many of you know I share my home with 2 cats, Lily and Lloyd, both of them were rescued through animal services.  Lloyd we were told was the “product” of a feral cat so this episode is extra special to me.  I hope you will take a few minutes out...

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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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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
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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Ontario SPCA – The SPCA Officer
Oct09

Ontario SPCA – The SPCA Officer

Role of The Ontario SPCA Officer The  job of an Ontario SPCA Investigations Officer is one I personally wish didn’t need to exist. In a perfect world their job wouldn’t be needed, unfortunately this is not the case. In this weeks episode of the Animals’ Voice Pawdcast, the Ontario SPCA speaks with Brad Dewar, Investigations & Communications Officer at the Ontario SPCA and Rebecca Tanti, Regional Inspector at the...

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