March 28, 2018
Lost Cat Reunited with Relieved Owner Thanks to City of Guelph Initiative
On February 27th “Little Cat”, a licensed cat living in the City of Guelph, was reported lost by his owner Michelle on DocuPet’s Lost Pet System. The next day, news came through that Little Cat was found! While tired and hungry from his adventure, he was otherwise healthy and happy to be home.
March 20, 2018
An Open Letter to the Community of Guelph
Guelph, ON (March 20, 2018)- There’s been a lot of commentary about the new cat licensing bylaw that took effect on January 1, 2018. The views surrounding the need and motivation behind cat licensing are varied, and we wanted to provide another voice to this conversation.
March 16, 2018
Kitten season is coming… and we are getting ready for it!
With the warm weather coming, we are preparing for kitten season! It sounds like a magical time, but it can be overwhelming for shelters.
January 12, 2018
Wildlife rescue part of the job for Guelph Humane Society
Guelph Tribune (January 5th, 2018)
The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) was featured in an article from the Guelph Tribune, highlighting the work the GHS does for local wildlife. The beaver shown in this photo was found to be hypothermic and had injuries to his tail, likely from a coyote, when it was picked up by a GHS Animal Protection Officer. He was transferred to a local wildlife rehabilitation centre, but was later humanely euthanized.
Read the full article from the Guelph Tribune!
December 27, 2017
The Guelph Humane Society needs the community’s help to provide surgical care for dog rescued in Elora Gorge
GUELPH, ON (December 27, 2017) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is asking the community for donations to help cover the cost of veterinary care for a dog who fell almost 25 metres down into the Elora Gorge. ‘George’, as he has been named, was discovered by hikers late on Saturday afternoon after he fell down into Gorge and miraculously, survived.
December 12, 2017
Guelph Humane Society seeks information about two gerbils found thrown out in a dumpster
GUELPH, ON (December 6, 2017) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is seeking information from the public after two gerbils were discovered in a temporary dumpster at 186 Fife Road in Guelph on Monday, November 27th, and brought to the shelter on Friday, December 1st.
November 14, 2017
Guelph Humane Society seeks owner of three stray dogs found in deplorable condition in Wellington County
GUELPH, ON (November 14, 2017) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is seeking information from the public after three small poodle-mix dogs were found wandering near 7 Line and Side Rd. 25 in Centre Wellington, during the evening of Monday, November 6th. A GHS Animal Protection Officer discovered all three dogs were suffering from severely matted fur. The dogs were immediately transported to veterinary hospital for treatment. (more…)
October 31, 2017
The Guelph Humane Society needs the community’s help to provide life-saving care to an injured cat
GUELPH, ON (October 31, 2017) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is asking the community for donations to help cover the cost of veterinary care for a cat that was hit by a car on Sunday night. ‘Domino’, as he has been affectionately named by the staff at GHS, was rescued from College Ave. in Guelph by a compassionate pizza delivery driver, who immediately took him to a veterinary clinic for help. His quick thinking and fast response ensured that Domino, a beautiful orange tabby, had a fighting chance to receive the life-saving care that he desperately needs.
October 24, 2017
The Guelph Humane Society announces future location of new facility
GUELPH, ON (October 24, 2017) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is thrilled to announce it has secured a new location at 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd. in the Hanlon Creek Business Park, just west of the Hanlon Expressway near Laird Road.
October 4, 2017
Guelph Humane Society Getting Ready for A Busy 2018
October 4, 2017 | For Immediate Release With plans for a new building, dreams of expanded programing and a growing list of domestic and wild animals to serve, the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is getting ready for what promises to be a busy and exciting 2018.