The Guelph Humane Society responds to animal emergencies 24/7 for the City of Guelph, Township of Centre Wellington and Township of Guelph-Eramosa. An animal emergency refers to any animal that is in distress, that is sick, injured, or orphaned, that requires immediate care, that is a stray which has been contained, or that is posing a risk to public safety.
If you suspect that an animal needs emergency care, please contact the Guelph Humane Society at 519-824-3091.
If it is after hours, our voicemail will provide you with the number for our after-hours phone service.
What is considered an emergency?
- Injured or sick animal (cat, dog, wildlife, etc.)
- Animals believed to be orphaned
- Any animal in distress
- Any concerning situation where the welfare of the animal is jeopardized
- Any situation where an animal is posing a risk to public safety
What is not considered an emergency?
- Observing a stray animal that is not contained
- Deceased animals
- Wildlife sightings
- These can be addressed during our normal hours of operation