Save an animal’s life this summer: Take the No Hot Pets pledge

The Sfr-Contemporary and taking part SPCAs and humane societies throughout the province are asking you to assist maintain animals protected this summer season by getting concerned in our No Sizzling Pets marketing campaign. Hold studying to be taught extra! 

Take the pledge 

Go to and take the No Sizzling Pets pledge to by no means go away an animal unattended in a car. In the event you can’t take your animal with you, go away them at dwelling the place they’re protected.  

Share the message 

You possibly can assist save an animal’s life by spreading the No Sizzling Pets message on social media utilizing the hashtag #nohotpets. We even have pattern messages and downloadable social media graphics so that you can use. Click on right here to test them out. 

Tag the Ontario SPCA social accounts on Fb, Twitter, or Instagram @ontariospca for an opportunity to be reposted on our pages! 

Different methods to get entangled 

Do you personal or handle a enterprise? You possibly can request a free window poster to advertise your location as pet-friendly and remind individuals to not go away their pets of their automobile. Go to 

One other option to get entangled is to assist companies which are pet-friendly! You can too inform these companies about our marketing campaign to allow them to request a free window poster, too. 

Lastly, you possibly can ask your municipality to enact a bylaw to forestall animals from being left unattended in automobiles. Go to to entry a kind letter with a pattern bylaw. 

Frequent Q&As 
How lengthy is just too lengthy for an animal to be left in a automobile?  

Parked vehicles can rapidly attain lethal temperatures, even on comparatively gentle days with the automobile parked within the shade and the home windows open.  

Is it okay to depart my pet in a car if I’m solely working right into a retailer rapidly? 

It doesn’t take lengthy for parked vehicles to rapidly attain lethal temperatures. For the protection of your pet, go away them at dwelling the place they’re comfy and protected if you happen to’re unable to convey them with you. If one thing surprising had been to delay you from returning to your car, equivalent to an extended lineup or a medical emergency, it might price your furry buddy their life.  

What are the indicators of an animal affected by warmth stroke? 

Warmth stroke indicators can embrace extreme panting and drooling, listlessness or unconsciousness. If warmth stroke is suspected, immediate veterinary medical consideration is significant. Within the meantime, when you’ve got entry to the animal, moist the fur instantly with lukewarm to chill – not chilly – water. Convey the pet into the shade and supply ingesting water. Study extra in regards to the indicators of heatstroke right here. 

What ought to the general public do in the event that they see an animal in a automobile? 

To report an animal left unattended in a car, name Provincial Animal Welfare Companies at 1-833-9Animal, or your native police. In the event you see an animal in quick hazard, name 911. If you are ready for assist to reach, ask close by companies to place out a web page asking the individual to return to their car. Parked vehicles can rapidly attain lethal temperatures, even on comparatively gentle days with the automobile parked within the shade and the home windows open. 

Take the pledge immediately! 


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