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Dozer is a gentle giant with a love for life, and sadly a chronic elbow dislocation that required amputation. In the care of the Ontario SPCA York Region Animal Centre, the Great Pyrenees learned to embrace life on three legs, never missing a stride.  When he arrived in our care, 10-month-old Dozer had a joint
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Pet doors are a great way to give your furry friend the freedom to enter and exit the house without your assistance, provided they have access to appropriate confinement. Selecting the right pet door can be a difficult choice, with such a wide range of sizes, materials, and safety and security features to choose from.
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Known for their prickly exterior, porcupines are covered in a coat of quills they can erect when frightened. They also thrash their tails for protection. As nocturnal animals, porcupines are most active in the evening and night hours.  Porcupines are increasingly facing habitat hardships as forests filled with trees that they love to climb are
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Whether you’ve had a pet rat before, or you’re a first-time parent, here are some tips you need to know about food, enclosure size, exercise and more.   Food   In every pet supply store and feed store you should be able to find high-quality pelleted rat food. These are nutritionally balanced and should always be available
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Welcoming a dog into your home for the first time is a rewarding yet responsible decision. A new furry friend can bring joy, companionship, and unconditional love into an otherwise dull life. It can be your partner through thick and thin, a worthy companion for life. However, navigating through this journey entails more than just
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Haileybury, ON (May 16, 2024) – To help manage pet populations in the North and reach underserved communities, the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society was in Haileybury from May 15-16 for a mobile spay/neuter clinic. With assistance from staff and students from Northern College, the Ontario SPCA performed 50 spay/neuter procedures, preventing an estimated 3,000 potentially unplanned kittens
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New research has revealed the most pet friendly vacation locations around the world, perfect for your next adventure with your four legged friend.  The data, from Pet’s Delight, analyses accommodation data to discover how many hotels are pet-friendly in popular travel destinations around the world. As well as providing expert advice on travelling with your pets. Check
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Hi, I’m Christopher! Read my introduction to learn more about me and my silly Russian Blue cat, Olga. The African Wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica) is the ancestor of domestic cats. Although they aren’t endangered, they’ve suffered from interbreeding with housecats. They can catch the same diseases as pet felines, and the healthiest populations live in arid, mountainous
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