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How to keep small animals cool in the summer

…ice or alcohol on the animal as this can make heat stroke worse Contact your veterinarian An episode of heat stroke can predispose animals to future problems with heat stress….

Keep pets cool in the summer heat

…when it’s cooler, reducing the chances of your pet getting heatstroke. Be prepared: When hiking, camping or going to the beach, make sure you bring along a water bowl and…

Pet care and behaviour help topics

…will be decreased. Male dogs can smell a female in heat up to a kilometre away. Once neutered, your pet will be less frustrated and may become a calmer companion….

​How will spaying or neutering help my pet?

…Spaying ends the heat cycle in females Heat cycles are usually twice a year for dogs, and result in many unwanted behavioural changes including possible aggression. Cats generally go in…

Easy ways to keep your pet cool at home

…and loved ones, especially during extreme heat events. Certain people, including seniors, have less ability to regulate their body temperature and are therefore more at risk of heat-related illness. More…

Tips to help wildlife in hot weather

…find shelter so they can get out of the scorching sun and avoid heat stress. You can help, starting in your own backyard. Use a bird bath Extreme heat can…

Animal protection help topics

…Kept in conditions that are unsanitary, (a.2) Not protected from excessive heat or cold, (b) Injured, sick, in pain or suffering, or (c) Abused or neglected. Get more information on…

How do I report animal cruelty?

…food, water, shelter, ventilation, light, space, exercise, care or veterinary treatment, (a.1) Kept in conditions that are unsanitary, (a.2) Not protected from excessive heat or cold, (b) Injured, sick, in…