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Welcome to the Oromocto and Area SPCA

The Oromocto and Area SPCA provides a temporary home for orphan animals while they wait for their "fur"ever family. Please read the OSPCA Mission Statement to learn more.

Christmas Party for the Animals

animal partyPlease join us this festive season for our annual "Christmas Party for the Animals." Drop by on Sunday December 13th from 1:00 - 3:00pm at 111 D'Amours Street and enjoy light snacks, tea, coffee and cold drinks while visiting all the critters in our care. Thank you for your support during the holidays and all year long!

Learn more at our Facebook Event page!

Read more: Christmas Party for the Animals

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

senior catThroughout the month of November, we encourage people to adopt a Senior Pet. At animal shelters and rescue groups across the nation, there are an abundance of healthy senior pets looking for a special home to cherish them for the rest of their lives. Although shaping the life a youngster sounds appealing, giving a second chance to an older companion can be equally rewarding.

Please come into the shelter to see who is available!

Some reasons why an older pet is AWESOME!:

  • At the time of adoption, you will know the size of the pet, what his personality is, and what level of care he will need. There will be no surprises down the road!
  • Older pets tend to be calmer than younger ones, and this often make them easier to train.
  • Grown pets do not require the constant attention and monitoring that a puppy or kitten does.
  • Older animals tend to have already learned how to get along with others and join the team, so they can bond with their new family quicker!
  • Because many older pets have been housetrained already, they are less rough on the floors, shoes, and furniture that younger animals might still enjoy chewing on from time to time!
  • Older pets have the physical and mental capability to pick up on household rules quickly, unlike cute little puppies.
  • Older dogs often have less energy than a younger dog, so they will not need to, or want to, run as far and as often as a younger puppy.
  • They are beautiful, adorable creatures!

Pet Photos at Oromocto PetValu

pet photosJoin us at the Oromocto PetValu on Thursday October 15th between 6:00pm and 8:00pm for PET PHOTOS!

Pet Photos are "by donation", with the proceeds going to benefit the Oromocto and Area SPCA.

See you (and your furry friend) then!

October is “Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month”

October is national “Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month” and in shelters all across North America, dogs and puppies are available for adoption.

adopt a shelter dog month

Stay tuned to our website and our Facebook page to see how the OSPCA will celebrate this Paws-atively Dawg-some event.

Celebrity Art Auction Starts on September 13th

celebrity art auction

We are very excited to be holding a "Celebrity Art Auction" starting on September 13th. Local celebrities and talented artists have come together to help the orphans who come to us needing medical care and a second chance. Be sure to visit our Facebook page on September 13th to view this special auction. Thanks in advance for your generosity in support of the Oromocto and Area S.P.C.A.

2nd Annual ‘Tats for Cats’ Fundraiser

post tats for cats 2015 sm3UPDATED: THANK YOU to Heather Langille and Capital City Auto Parts for this amazing donation to the Marked For Life Tattooz Tats for Cats Fundraiser!!! And to Isabelle and Torin-THANK YOU for donating $50 each from your personal savings. We love you! This brings the total raised to $4347.35!!!

UPDATED: Jason Mccaw, and his amazing team at Marked for Life Tattoos, raised $3264.35 at the 2nd Annual Tats for Cats (and dogs)!!!! THANK YOU to Jason, his team, the volunteers, the donors and everyone who came out to support us! Much love and appreciation!
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Mark your calendars! August 24th is the date for this year’s “Tats for Cats” fundraising event. Last year, Jason at Marked for Life Tattoos applied 17 tattoos in a regular business day.  This year, we’ll be offering some new designs to choose from (click the image at right to enlarge) but the price will stay the same - $80 per tattoo.  So, start saving your allowance, comb the spare change out of the couch crevices and volunteer to do the laundry so you can check pockets for forgotten bills. We want you to support some excellent ink for an excellent cause. 

Please call Jason at 471-0661 to book your "Tats for Cats" appointment - spaces are filling quickly!  There will also be a BBQ and a silent auction!

Annual Yard Sale and BBQ

yard sale

The Oromocto and Area SPCA would like to thank everyone who came out on Saturday July 11th to make our Annual Yard Sale and BBQ a tremendous success!

Hope to see you here at the shelter next year!

Summer 2015 Newsletter - Vol. 7 Issue 1

newsletter vol7 issue1 24Oromocto and Area SPCA
“Rescued is my favorite breed.” ~unknown

Topics and articles include:

  • Celebrating 40 Years!
  • Upcoming Events
  • Dog Training 101 - The Importance of a Good Recall
  • Important Notice for Dog Owners: Rabies in New Brunswick
  • Oh Rats!
  • Fostering
  • First Annual Zombie Walk
  • Donation Form

pdfSummer 2015 Newsletter (PDF – 1338 KB)

Summer Student Animal Attendant

apply now 200We are currently taking applications for our summer student Animal Attendant position. This position is full time for 8 weeks, starting on June 28th. Salary is minimum wage. Weekend work is required. To be eligible, students must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Successful candidate will be responsible for, and is not limited to, the daily cleaning and care of the animals and shelter, customer service, paperwork/computer work, medical care including administering medications, assisting with fundraisers and adoption promotions.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Resumes can be dropped off at the Oromocto and Area SPCA until June 12th, 2015.

Zombie Walk

Zombie WalkMay 9th dawned bright and sunny but nothing dampened the spirits of the un-dead participants for the first annual Zombie Walk.   Many thanks to the Oromocto Galleria for organizing this event and to everyone who donated prizes, performed registration and took pictures.   This event raised approximately $600 and that will be shared between the OSPCA and the Oromocto Food Bank. 

Click the “Read more” link below to check out the photo album for this event.

Read more: Zombie Walk

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