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January 10th 2024

Deconstructing myths about euthanasia

Myths die hard when it comes to shelter euthanasia. However, the field of animal welfare has greatly evolved in recent decades, enabling many shelters, including the SPCA de l'Outaouais, to greatly reduce their euthanasia rates - excellent news! If this medical procedure is still…

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October 27th 2023

Teaching children to interact well with animals

Whether it's the family's pets or those of other people, it's important for children to learn how to interact with furry friends! This not only helps to avoid incidents, but also to develop a good understanding of how to respect the limits of other…

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September 20th 2023

Why does the SPCA de l'Outaouais refuse animals from municipalities without a contract?

We are unfortunately unable to take in certain animals because they do not come from areas served by the SPCA de l'Outaouais. In such situations, the best course of action is to turn to the municipality where the animal was found to find…

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July 19th 2023

Volunteering with the SPCA de l'Outaouais

Many people write to us every week to offer their help as volunteers. We really appreciate this support, but unfortunately we can't accommodate every request, as our resources are limited! Here's a quick guide to the shelter's volunteer program. To apply, write to us…

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June 7th 2021

Help, I lost my cat!

Losing your cat is a very stressful and difficult situation. To maximize the chances of finding your pet, it is imperative to actively search for it. Here are a few effective tips to help you maximize your chances! If your cat has run away…

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June 15th 2023

How do you introduce a new pet to your home?

Already have a pet at home and want to adopt another? Great! To make sure the transition goes as smoothly as possible, it's important to follow certain introductory steps. 👇 A few general rules Always keep a close eye on your pets…