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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.

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!
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

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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

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“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

June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

It’s spring! And that means “Kitten Season” is once again upon us.  JUNE is national “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month” and in shelters all across North America, cats and kittens are available for adoption .  What’s so special about “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month”?  Well, it’s a purrfect time to celebrate all things ‘cat’ and what’s not to love about that?

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

Microchip Clinic

Due to popular demand, the OSPCA will be hosting a Microchip Clinic on Saturday, June 6th at the Oromocto Pet Valu store.  The clinic will be run from 1pm – 3 pm.  There will be a vet onsite to insert the microchips and the cost per microchip is $35.00.

Microchip Clinic

Why Microchip your cat/dog?  The main reason is so that should your beloved family member become lost, a microchip helps get them back home again.  Moving? Keep your address information up to date with a quick phone call.   We’ll give you copies of the Microchip number and the contact information for the microchip company for your records.  Keeping this information with your pet’s health record is a good way to keep this info at your fingertips.

Easter Bunny Adoption Bonanza

easter bunny smOur Easter Bunny Adoption Bonanza was a great success, once again this year. What better way to welcome spring than adopting a one of a kind, hand made bunny AND help support orphan animals in our community.

A HUGE Thank you to all of our amazing crocheters and knitters who spent countless hours creating beautiful bunnies to be adopted. We are confident that our bounty of bunnies are in wonderful homes!

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