Protecting animals since 1873, the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ("Ontario SPCA") is a registered charity comprised of more than 50 Community SPCAs and Humane Societies.
Please read this Disclaimer carefully before using this website (www.ontariospca.ca) or any Ontario SPCA related website. By using these websites, you agree to be bound by this Disclaimer. The information and services available on this website are provided by the Ontario SPCA.
Use of Information and Services
The information and services on this site are provided for informational and educational purposes only. The information on this website is offered as suggestions and the suggestions are not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own veterinarian, dog trainer, animal behaviourist, lawyer, financial advisor or other qualified professional. Always consult your own veterinarian, dog trainer, animal behaviourist, lawyer, financial advisor or other qualified professional for specific advice. Always consult your own lawyer for specific advice concerning the applicable laws in your jurisdiction, and how they pertain to your conduct and that of your pet(s) or animal(s).
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL THE ONTARIO SPCA BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE PROVISION OF THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE, EVEN IF THE ONTARIO SPCA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE ONTARIO SPCA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEBSITE IS CURRENT, COMPLETE, OR ERROR-FREE.
The Ontario SPCA makes available this website and the information and services contained herein in furtherance of Ontario SPCA's not-for-profit mission. While the Ontario SPCA makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this website, the Ontario SPCA does not endorse, approve, or certify such information nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of such information. Use of such information is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review by qualified experts. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the Ontario SPCA. The Ontario SPCA assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of information herein, or in any respect for the content of such information. The Ontario SPCA is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information.
Reproduction of Content
The content of this website may be reproduced by individuals or educational institutions for non-commercial educational or personal purposes only, for use consistent with the mission and purpose of the Ontario SPCA only, and in accordance with "fair-use" principles under Canadian copyright law. Copies of any portion of the content of this website must include a notice that such content is "© Ontario SPCA, 2006." Except as expressly set forth in this notice, the content of this website may not be republished, reproduced, transmitted, or distributed, whether mechanically, electronically or in any other medium, without prior written approval from the Ontario SPCA. Commercial reproduction and multiple distribution or publication, in any form or medium, is expressly prohibited.
Logos & Markings
The Ontario SPCA logo, as well as other Ontario SPCA marks appearing on this website, are service marks of the Ontario SPCA and may not be used without written authorization from the Ontario SPCA and shall bear the appropriate copyright, trademark and/or service mark legends. All other trademarks and service marks appearing on this website are the property of their respective owners.
Included in this website are live links to other website addresses. Such external website addresses contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of the Ontario SPCA. The Ontario SPCA does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external websites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information located at such websites. Use of any information contained at such websites is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be made after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by the Ontario SPCA.
Tax Receipting Policy
A tax receipt will be issued for gifts $10 and over. The receipt will be issued in the name of the donor (as such information is provided by the donor). It is the donor’s responsibility to contact OSPCA and update any original information provided.