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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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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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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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  – 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 – 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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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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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 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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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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After They Go Home – Vinnie’s Story
Apr21

After They Go Home – Vinnie’s Story

I have done several posts, sent many tweets and posted lots of 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 find...

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After They Go Home – Raullie’s Story
Apr14

After They Go Home – Raullie’s Story

I have done several posts, sent many tweets and posted lots of 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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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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