Will you be ready for a power outage this winter?

With the power outages many people across Ontario have experienced this winter, it’s a good idea to be prepared for a winter emergency in case the weather turns. Going without electricity for a few hours is manageable but when that timeframe stretches into days or a week, even the most prepared family will experience hardships.…… Continue reading Will you be ready for a power outage this winter?

Cold weather safety for your pets

If it’s too cold for you to go outside, it’s too cold for your pet! Winter’s chill affects animals, just like it affects people. Every year, the Ontario SPCA investigates thousands of complaints about animals left unprotected from winter weather. Exposure to harsh conditions can cause serious illness or death to animals, particularly during periods…… Continue reading Cold weather safety for your pets

Emergency Car Kit

It’s a good idea to have an emergency car kit in your car, especially when travelling in the winter months. The basic emergency kit for cars should include the following items: Food That won’t spoil, such as energy bars Water In plastic bottles so they won’t break if frozen (change every six months) Blanket Extra…… Continue reading Emergency Car Kit