14
Nov

MEET MONET

Monet is truly a gem of a cat. Shy at first, she is a beautiful and inquisitive cat who enjoys the company of people as well as other friendly cats. After being returned to the adoption centre a second time, Monet was the first cat to be placed in the FSPCA’s new behaviour...
04
Oct

PREPARE BEFORE YOU ADOPT

It helps to know the characteristics and temperament of a dog breed which can also be associated with mixed breeds before you adopt.  Below are links that provide information to help you determine what you are looking for in a canine family member and that will offer advice on...
17
Feb

TINA ON PET DENTAL HEALTH MONTH

“Tina here, just wanted to give you all a little update!  I am doing very well – I am getting around a little easier these days and as every ounce comes off, the better it gets! I am so close to hitting the next kilogram milestone, so stay tuned for that! With each...
11
Feb

OUR NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2016

Check out the Fredericton SPCA JAN 2016 newsletter!
08
Jan

BUTTON THE CAT HELPED BY TINY’S MEDICAL FUND

Hi, my name is Button! Let me tell you how I got my name. I came into the FSPCA in November, and boy, was I in bad shape! I was lost, and I had been hit by a car, so I had lots of injuries to one side of my body. Luckily I found some nice kids who were out walking their dog, and...
22
Oct

SIGNIFICANT CASE OF PET OBESITY

DATE: October 21, 2015 SIGNIFICANT CASE OF PET OBESITY FREDERICTON (NB) – A severely obese cat was recently taken to the Fredericton SPCA by a local animal control officer. The female cat has an unknown history but it is suspected that she has been living under an enclosed...
08
Oct

THE SPAY/NEUTER CONUNDRUM

Written by Dr. Jim Berry, Douglas Animal Hospital The shelter movement in North America has actively educated and encouraged pet owners to spay and neuter their pets as a cornerstone of responsible pet ownership. Many SPCA’s perform early spay/neuter surgeries as early as 8 weeks...
17
Aug

BLUE GREEN ALGAE WARNING

Dr. Krista Foreman, SouthPaw Animal Hospital Blue green algae is a type of bacteria, called Cyanobacteria, which can be found in freshwater especially during hot weather when lakes, rivers and ponds have lower water levels. The algae tend to accumulate together into...
17
Aug

KEEPING A HOUSE WITH PETS CLEAN

By Barbara Seaman Pet owners are very forgiving when it comes to the extra work they face in keeping their house clean, but the amount of loose hair they have to deal with can be a source of frustration. It is not just the cleanliness aspect that you have to contend with, but...