~ by Nomi Berger ~ A single bite from a single infected mosquito can cause an otherwise healthy dog to develop heartworm disease and potentially die. A heartworm is a parasitic worm (Dirofilaria immitis) that lives in the heart and pulmonary arteries of an affected dog. The worms travel through the bloodstream, damaging arteries and vital organs as they go, before arriving at the
Ccongratulations to everyone who found their forever home!
~ written and submitted by Brad Smith If you need emotional support and are considering getting a dog for it, you may be thinking about buying a dog from a breeder or pet store. However, before you do that, you should think about adopting an emotional support animal from the shelter. Although breeder or pet store canines may seem the more luxurious and advantageous
Congratulations to all our pets who were adopted in April, and their new “fur”-ever families!
~ by Nomi Berger The Ontario SPCA provides front line protection for animals across Ontario by responding to nearly 16,000 animal cruelty complaints each year as well as rescuing untold numbers of injured, abandoned and abused animals. And so, with their American counterpart, the ASCPA, they have designated April “Prevention of Cruelty to Animals” Month. A month during which everyone is encouraged to “Go
Congratulations to all those who found their perfect forever homes in March!
A belated congratulations to all of our furry friends who found their forever homes in January!
by Nomi Berger Are you for cats but your allergies are against them? Don’t despair. There ARE solutions. Although not purr-fect, they are certainly more paws-itive. But first: Allergies 101. What is the culprit behind your sneezing and itching, coughing or wheezing? The protein Fel D1 in cat saliva. When cats lick their coats, the allergen-laden saliva dries, becomes airborne, and like a warmth-seeking
Wow! 16 Adoptions in February! So happy to see these lovely pets find their ‘fur’-ever homes!
How wonderful to see some of our seniors adopted!! Congrats to all!