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Is your dog extra sensitive to hot weather?


…coats A dog’s coat captures air and acts as an insulator trapping heat in the winter and deflecting heat in the summer. Dog breeds such as Labradors, huskies, shepherds and…

Hot Paws in the City

…on a warm day. Cats and dogs have sensitive paw pads that become vulnerable in the heat. Surfaces such as pavement, asphalt and artificial grass can become searingly hot causing…

Easy ways to keep your pet cool at home

…never knowingly put them in danger, but pets can quickly suffer when left in a vehicle in warm weather, putting them at risk for heatstroke and even death. The good…

Helping your pets in an air quality advisory

…summer heat. When air quality advisories are issued, many of the same warnings for humans tend to apply for cats, dogs and other animals. This would include avoiding any vigorous…

What is kitten season?


Kitten season is the time of year when the most kittens come into SPCA care. Female cats go into heat when the days get longer and can have multiple litters…