Working with Northern partners to change the lives of animals

The Sfr-Contemporary is honoured to work carefully with communities and accomplice organizations within the North to assist animals discover houses. This 12 months we’ve already helped near 100 Northern animals discover houses to name their very own by way of these re-homing partnerships.  

An absence of entry to primary animal wellness companies, equivalent to veterinarians and spay/neuter companies, has contributed to a rise in animal populations throughout Northern Canada. Many Northern communities have extra adoptable animals than households who may give them houses.   

The Ontario SPCA has 13 animal centres throughout the province and a profitable adoption program that sees 1000’s of animals discover houses every year. By working along with communities and partnering organizations within the North, we’re in a position to convey animals in want of houses to areas of the province the place there are households ready to undertake.  

This 12 months, we now have carried out 4 animal transfers from Northern companions  

In our first Northern animal switch of the 12 months, the Ontario SPCA transported 32 cats from Second Probability Pet Community in Dryden, positioned roughly 1,300 kilometres north of Sudbury, to our animal centres in Sudbury, Muskoka, Midland, Barrie, Orillia, and Orangeville. There, they discovered loving houses by way of our adoption packages.  

We have been proud to as soon as once more work collaboratively with the Second Probability Pet Community on June 6, transporting 21 cats to Toronto Cat Rescue, considered one of our companions, for adoption.   

Re-homing missions embrace cats and canine 

On June 20, we introduced 9 stunning canine down from Thunder Bay who wanted loving houses. They are going to now have the chance they deserve: to be adopted into loving houses. These loveable canine rapidly gained over hearts once we shared their story on social media.   

The fourth and most up-to-date Northern re-homing mission passed off on June 28. We labored with Second Probability Pet Community to convey 32 extra cats and kittens to Ontario SPCA Animal Centres for adoption. By working collectively, we have been in a position to assist Second Probability Pet Community make area of their shelter to assist extra Northern animals in want of assist. 

Our switch program saves lives by relocating Northern animals to areas the place adoptable animals are in excessive demand,says Arista Wogenstahl, Regional Supervisor, Northern Outreach Providers, Ontario SPCA. “Additionally they assist make room for different animals in Northern communities that want care and shelter.  

Northern assist goes past re-homing missions 

Along with animal transfers, the Ontario SPCA and its companions additionally work alongside Northern communities to ship much-needed assets. These assets can embrace meals and cellular wellness companies, in addition to spay/neuter initiatives to handle animal populations. 

Be taught extra a couple of current Northern Ontario spay/neuter clinic held for underserved animals by the Ontario SPCA Veterinary Outreach Service, in partnership with Northern Faculty and partnering rescue teams.   

Serious about adopting? Go to the Ontario SPCA’s adoption web page at to satisfy animals out there for adoption. 

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