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The Ontario SPCA Animals' Voice Pawdcast features the latest hot topics in the Animal Welfare industry from a variety of knowledgeable and friendly guests. Some past guests include Dave Salmoni from Animal Planet, Tanya Kim, John Douglas - Former FBI Profiler, and Mieshelle Nagelschneider - The Cat Whisperer. About the Ontario SPCA: Through its province-wide network of 50 plus Communities, the Ontario SPCA is one of the largest, most responsive animal welfare organizations in the country, providing care and shelter for tens of thousands of animals every year.

The Ontario SPCA Animals' Voice Pawdcast features the latest hot topics in the Animal Welfare industry from a variety of knowledgeable and friendly guests. Some past guests include Dave Salmoni from Animal Planet, Tanya Kim, John Douglas - Former FBI Profiler, and Mieshelle Nagelschneider - The Cat Whisperer. About the Ontario SPCA: Through its province-wide network of 50 plus Communities, the Ontario SPCA is one of the largest, most responsive animal welfare organizations in the country, providing care and shelter for tens of thousands of animals every year.
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The Ontario SPCA Animals' Voice Pawdcast features the latest hot topics in the Animal Welfare industry from a variety of knowledgeable and friendly guests. Some past guests include Dave Salmoni from Animal Planet, Tanya Kim, John Douglas - Former FBI Profiler, and Mieshelle Nagelschneider - The Cat Whisperer. About the Ontario SPCA: Through its province-wide network of 50 plus Communities, the Ontario SPCA is one of the largest, most responsive animal welfare organizations in the country, providing care and shelter for tens of thousands of animals every year.

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@OntarioSPCA

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English

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905-898-7122


Episodes

Emerging Spring: Pet Safety Tips you need to know - Animals Voice Pawdcast - Season 8, Episode 4

3/19/2019
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Spring is right around the corner, and we want to help you and your pets be prepared! On this week’s episode of Animals’ Voice Pawdcast we speak with Dave Wilson, Senior Director of Shelter Health and Wellness at the Ontario SPCA. He shares helpful tips with us on spring thaw, wildlife, poisonous flowers, and all things flea, tick and heart worm. You definitely won’t want to miss out on this great content! Listen at the links below, and make sure to SUBSCRIBE to either iTunes, SoundCloud, or...

Duration:00:13:16

Spay/neuter curbs overpopulation by an est 5.3 million pets-Animals Voice Pawdcast-Season 8,Episode3

3/5/2019
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This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital in Stouffville, just outside Newmarket and the Ontario SPCA Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic in Barrie. To celebrate all of the accomplishments of these services, we have Judith Aubin, Senior Manager of Spay/Neuter Services on our podcast. Learn more about Fix Your Pet month and why spaying/neutering pets is so important!

Duration:00:09:37

Veterinary Dentistry - What will your pet experience? - Animals Voice Pawdcast - Season 8, Episode 2

2/19/2019
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February is Dental Health Month, and it has us thinking about how to better care for our pet's teeth! In this podcast, we interview RVT Laurie Williams, CE and One Health Manager at the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians. She shares what you can expect to happen during a veterinary dentistry visit, and how to make sure your pet's teeth stay healthy all year long. Listen now and share with your friends! Make sure to subscribe so you can be the first to hear new content from us,...

Duration:00:14:12

Why do you need pet insurance? All the info you need - Animals Voice Pawdcast - Season 8, Episode 1

1/22/2019
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Whether it's a routine checkup or something more serious, pet insurance gives owners the peace of mind to know they will be able to provide for their pet when it counts the most. On this week's Animals' Voice Pawdcast we speak to Dr. Magdalena Smrdelj, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ontario SPCA. She answers important questions like; how often does a pet have to visit the vet in their lifetime? In what instances could pet insurance assist a pet owner? Why should pet owners consider getting...

Duration:00:08:39

What to do if you find injured wildlife in the winter - Animals Voice Pawdcast - Season 7,Episode 14

12/11/2018
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On this week's podcast we interview Cathy Stockman from Shades of Hope Wildlife Refuge in Georgina, Ontario. With winter just about in full swing, we wanted to share tips with you on what to do if you find injured wildlife. Tune in for tips and helpful information so you're prepared for anything! Keep up with the Ontario SPCA podcast! Subscribe, and send your story ideas to @OntarioSPCA on Twitter or Instagram.

Duration:00:08:23

Senior cats for seniors - Changing lives through adoption-Animals Voice Pawdcast-Season 7,Episode 14

11/27/2018
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In the summer of 2018 Heather adopted Rosie from the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education and Animal Centre. Rosie, a senior cat, fit in perfectly at Heather's retirement home and travels everywhere with her in her very own stroller! Watch her video to hear the full story! Tell us what you think! Twitter: @OntarioSPCA Instagram: @ontariospca Facebook: The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society

Duration:00:07:34

Adoption tips for the holiday season - Animals Voice Pawdcast - Season 7, Episode 13

11/14/2018
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With the holidays just around the corner, we wanted to share some adoption tips for all those hoping to adopt a pet over the next few months. Dave Wilson, Director of Shelter Health and Wellness, joins us today to talk about this topic and share best practices for helping your pet adjust to their new environment when they move home with you! Tune in for tips on helping your pet get comfortable in their new home! Visit http://iAdopt.ca/ to take part in the iAdopt for the Holidays campaign,...

Duration:00:06:54

The working cats pilot program is already helping cats- Animals Voice Pawdcast - Season 7,Episode 12

10/30/2018
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One of the goals of the Ontario SPCA when rehoming animals is to find the right home for each animal in its care. Community cats, which some people refer to as feral cats, require alternative homes due to their lack of socialization. The Ontario SPCA is giving these cats “jobs” as working cats. As a pilot project, it is still in its beginning stages; however, we're bringing you on the inside to see this program in action! Cassandra is an employee of the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education and...

Duration:00:07:47

Helping people experiencing homelessness & their pets - Animals Voice Pawdcast - Season 7,Episode 11

9/4/2018
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For the most part, homeless pet owners provide the animals they care for with love and companionship, but they often lack the financial ability to spay or neuter, provide vaccinations, and basic animal care supplies that we often take for granted. Todd Stosuy is a Field Services Manager with the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter. He works with homeless in the community to help them care for their pets. Find out how he does it, and how this can apply to your context, by listening today!

Duration:00:19:38

The Brant County SPCA introduces "Pets for Life" - Animals' Voice Pawdcast - Season 7, Episode 10

6/26/2018
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The Brant County SPCA is moving towards a new model in their community, and it's focused on keeping pets with the owners who already love them - Pets for Life. "I want to build bridges, and I want to help better the lives of the animals and the people in my community," says Robin Kuchma, Executive Director of the Brant County SPCA. The Pets for Life program is a community outreach initiative designed to extend animal welfare resources and information to pet owners who have never received...

Duration:00:14:03

Police officer's powerful story of PTSD &service dog Kal -Animals' Voice Pawdcast-Season 7,Episode 9

6/8/2018
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Shawn Fougere, is a police officer living with PTSD. In early June, he spoke at the Ontario SPCA’s 2018 Educational Conference about how his service dog, Kal, has changed his life. In this podcast, hear his emotional story of pain, recovery, and choosing to speak out. Follow him on Facebook: https://facebook.com/strengthnotshamepage/ Keep up with the Ontario SPCA podcast! Subscribe, and send your story ideas to @OntarioSPCA on Twitter or Instagram.

Duration:00:22:29

Parrot care tips with exciting guest - Parrot Benji! - Animals' Voice Pawdcast- Season 7,Episode 8

5/15/2018
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On this week's podcast, we learn all about parrots - how to care for them, and just how exciting they are! Get to know Cam Lund, from the Ontario SPCA and his parrot, Benji. Share your thoughts with us & make sure to SUBSCRIBE on iTunes or Soundcloud! @OntarioSPCA kmilleman@ospca.on.ca

Duration:00:02:58

Volunteers across the province: Behind the scenes look - Animals' Voice Pawdcast- Season 7,Episode 7

4/17/2018
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Help us celebrate National Volunteer Week! Follow the story of three incredible volunteers - what they do, and why they do it! On this week's podcast we're so excited to take you into a few different animal centres to highlight the amazing volunteer work going on. Listen or watch to hear from Debbie Sutherland, volunteer at Markham Cat Adoption & Education Centre; Flo McLellan, Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre; and Fran Ferguson, Ontario SPCA Barrie Animal Centre. Subscribe...

Duration:00:08:52

Supporting the North: Year of the Northern Dog program - Animals' Voice Pawdcast- Season 7,Episode 6

4/3/2018
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The Year of the Northern Dog is a program aimed at bringing awareness, attention and action to the escalating animal welfare issue in Canada – Northern dog overpopulation. In this podcast we speak to Daryl Vaillancourt, Senior Director of Humane Programs and Community Outreach at the Ontario SPCA. He sheds light on the purpose of the program, our amazing partners, and how we're hoping to help northern communities with their dog overpopulation. Subscribe to our channel and subscribe to our...

Duration:00:19:19

Finding & caring for a feral cat colony in Newmarket - Animals' Voice Pawdcast-Season7, Episode5

3/20/2018
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This week on Animals' Voice Pawdcast we're on the site of a feral cat colony, interviewing caregiver Leianne McCallum. Listen to learn all about caring for a colony, and challenges that come in the winter months. Watch this podcast on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAcVlIk82ok Share your thoughts with us & make sure to SUBSCRIBE on iTunes or Soundcloud! @OntarioSPCA kmilleman@ospca.on.ca

Duration:00:14:05

After 1 year apart, microchip reunites cat with owner - Animals' Voice Pawdcast - Season7, Episode4

3/6/2018
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Lily never lost hope that her cat, Bot, would find his way home again. Now, after 1 year apart, Lily and Bot have been reunited, all thanks to a microchip. Watch our podcast to learn the whole story and to hear why microchips save lives! Subscribe to our channel and subscribe to our podcast FREE on iTunes. Share your thoughts with us & make sure to SUBSCRIBE on iTunes or Soundcloud! @OntarioSPCA kmilleman@ospca.on.ca

Duration:00:10:58

Everything you need to know about Canine Flu in Ontario - Animals' Voice Pawdcast - Season7,Episode3

2/6/2018
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Canine influenza has been catching headlines lately in Ontario and we want to make sure you know all the facts as a pet owner. In this podcast we have two guests. First we speak to Dr. Scott Weese, University of Guelph and expert assisting the investigation and response to the H3N2 canine influenza recently identified in Essex County, Ont, about what pet owners need to be aware of. In the second half of this podcast we hear from Dave Wilson, Director of Shelter Health and Wellness at the...

Duration:00:22:15

Brockville bar raises $8K for Cupcake Day: How they did it - Animals'VoicePawdcast-Season7,Episode2

1/23/2018
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Jessica Burton has been supporting National Cupcake Day™ for SPCAs and Humane Societies since the event began in 2012. In five years, she's managed to raise over $8,000 for animals in need. On this week's podcast we talk with her about how she's done it! Share your thoughts with us & make sure to SUBSCRIBE on iTunes or Soundcloud! @OntarioSPCA kmilleman@ospca.on.ca

Duration:00:10:22

Cold weather pet tips and dogs living outside - Animals' Voice Pawdcast - Season 7, Episode 1

1/9/2018
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With the cold weather we've been having, we wanted to share a refresher on some cold weather safety tips - including dogs outside. This week our guest is Ontario SPCA Inspector Alison Green. Listen in and share this important information with your friends and family! Share your thoughts with us & make sure to SUBSCRIBE on iTunes or Soundcloud! @OntarioSPCA kmilleman@ospca.on.ca

Duration:00:05:49

After 4 years as host, Kevin MacKenzie says goodbye - Animals' Voice Pawdcast-Season 6, Episode 25

12/27/2017
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Over 4 years ago Kevin MacKenzie began hosting our Animals' Voice Pawdcast. Since then, he's interviewed countless amazing people and taught us a lot about Animal Welfare and the animal world. Today, we say goodbye, and hear about his experience on the show. We’d love to hear from you! Share the love with Kevin and let him know what you loved most about him being our host! @ospcaKevin (Twitter) kmackenzie@ospca.on.ca Share your thoughts with us & make sure to SUBSCRIBE on iTunes or...

Duration:00:20:40