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Fall 2019

Pumpkin flavoured everything is here! We are so proud to announce a $5 million gift from very special friends of GHS, Kim and Stu Lang. Read about how successful our wildlife program is and a story about a very special donor on why they give to GHS. Also our team has launched our first ever Wildl...

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Pumpkin flavoured everything is here! We are so proud to announce a $5 million gift from very special friends of GHS, Kim and Stu Lang. Read about how successful our wildlife program is and a story about a very special donor on why they give to GHS.

Also our team has launched our first ever Wildlife Photo Contest during the month of October AND we are hosting our second Microchip Clinic at Wayne Pitman Ford Lincoln on Saturday, October 19!

Click here to find out what is happening this fall at GHS!

 

Summer 2019

Summer has been sizzlin'! We are thrilled to share articles featuring 'Happy Tails' for farm animals adopted from GHS and for Duke's Fund recipient Oscar, a special feature about dedicated foster parent Marita Campbell, and more! Our events team has been hard at work planning our largest and most...

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Summer has been sizzlin'! We are thrilled to share articles featuring 'Happy Tails' for farm animals adopted from GHS and for Duke's Fund recipient Oscar, a special feature about dedicated foster parent Marita Campbell, and more!

Our events team has been hard at work planning our largest and most glamourous event of the year, the 2019 Happily Ever After Gala. Learn about this exciting event and mark your calendars for Saturday, November 9th, tickets go on sale Monday, August 19, 2019!

Click here to find out what's happening this summer!

Spring 2019

Welcome Spring! We are thrilled to share articles about our rabbit spay/neuter program, ways you can help wildlife this spring, and a special feature highlighting a gift from the Estate of Richard Goy. Richard was a dedicated supporter and loving pet parent. Exciting upcoming events are also incl...

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Welcome Spring! We are thrilled to share articles about our rabbit spay/neuter program, ways you can help wildlife this spring, and a special feature highlighting a gift from the Estate of Richard Goy. Richard was a dedicated supporter and loving pet parent.

Exciting upcoming events are also included. Our Events Team is preparing for our GHS Garage Sale on June 22 (details here), the Greenbriar Garden Party hosted by Patricia Ing, a collaboration with Royal City Brewing, and more!

Winter 2019

Did you know we adopt out birds? We have had several different species over the past year. Our wildlife committee is also wanting to educate you on bats and why they wake up from hibernation. Read about a special volunteer donor matched program that was hugely successful. Lastly upcoming event...

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Did you know we adopt out birds? We have had several different species over the past year.

Our wildlife committee is also wanting to educate you on bats and why they wake up from hibernation.

Read about a special volunteer donor matched program that was hugely successful. Lastly upcoming events you can take part in 2019!

Click here to find out what's happening in 2019!

Summer 2018

It’s been a hot summer! Cool down with the new and improved GHS newsletter - now called The Paw Press! We are excited to share stories of Bear, our big softy, new staff members, partners in our community and a special volunteer story as well. An exciting announcement is also inside! Our Even...

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It’s been a hot summer! Cool down with the new and improved GHS newsletter - now called The Paw Press!

We are excited to share stories of Bear, our big softy, new staff members, partners in our community and a special volunteer story as well.

An exciting announcement is also inside! Our Events team is preparing for our 125th celebration fundraising gala on Saturday, November 3, 2018! (Check out the Upcoming Events section!).

Click here to read The Paw Press Summer 2018 Edition!

Spring 2018

Wildlife Season is coming up! The Guelph Humane Society will be presenting at the Canadian Federation of HumaneSocieties (CFHS) National Animal Welfare Conference in April 2018! Read about their presentation and what you can do for your local wildlife. Do you know about cat licensing? Begin...

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Wildlife Season is coming up!

The Guelph Humane Society will be presenting at the Canadian Federation of HumaneSocieties (CFHS) National Animal Welfare Conference in April 2018! Read about their presentation and what you can do for your local wildlife.

Do you know about cat licensing?

Beginning in January, mandatory cat licencing took effect. Read about the benefits of licencing your cat today!

Were celebrating 125 years!

Join us in celebrating the Guelph Humane Societies 125th year in operation! See how we've changed over the years to better serve our ever growing community.

Winter 2017

Ducks, Horses & Lambs, oh my! This year the Guelph Humane Society helped many farm animals in need. Check out this newsletter to read about some of these happy tails we were able to provide to our farm animals! Pets as Gifts? Its the holiday dream! Learn how to give a pet as a gift, the...

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Ducks, Horses & Lambs, oh my!

This year the Guelph Humane Society helped many farm animals in need. Check out this newsletter to read about some of these happy tails we were able to provide to our farm animals!

Pets as Gifts?

Its the holiday dream! Learn how to give a pet as a gift, the right way!

Did you hear about our Microchip Clinic?

This fall, the Guelph Humane Society hosted its very first Microchip Clinic! Read more about it in this newsletter!

HELP US BUILD OUR NEW HOME!

We are moving, and will have a new location to call home! Learn more about this new opportunity the Guelph Humane Society has in this newsletter.

 

Summer 2017

5km Run has been added to our Wiggle Waggle Walk! The GHS is proudly presenting the 24th annual Wiggle Waggle Walk-a-thon. This year we are excited to add a 5km Fun Run or timed Run for those who are training! Read more about this event in our NEWSLETTER! Special Souls Adoption Program  Wh...

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5km Run has been added to our Wiggle Waggle Walk!

The GHS is proudly presenting the 24th annual Wiggle Waggle Walk-a-thon. This year we are excited to add a 5km Fun Run or timed Run for those who are training! Read more about this event in our NEWSLETTER!

Special Souls Adoption Program 

What is the Special Souls Adoption Program?! Get the full scoop in our NEWSLETTER!

GHS Expands to Fergus!

We are excited to announce that we have expanded our Satellite Adoptions Locations to Fergus! Read the full article in our NEWSLETTER!

No Hot Pets!

Every summer, too many pets are left in life-threatening situations inside hot vehicles. Learn more facts in our NEWSLETTER! AND TAKE THE PLEDGE HERE FOR NO HOT PETS!

Spring 2017

It's Kitten Season! What do you do when you find an orphaned kitten? How can you do to help GHS? Read the full article in our NEWSLETTER! The GHS has New Hours! As of April 1st, the GHS has new expanded hours! Full scoop in our NEWSLETTER! Do You Know Your Cat?! The GHS receives over 250 lo...

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It's Kitten Season!
What do you do when you find an orphaned kitten? How can you do to help GHS? Read the full article in our NEWSLETTER!

The GHS has New Hours!
As of April 1st, the GHS has new expanded hours! Full scoop in our NEWSLETTER!

Do You Know Your Cat?!
The GHS receives over 250 lost reports for cats alone. Cats comes in different colors and patterns. Do you know the technical term to describe your cats' appearance? Read the full article in our NEWSLETTER!

Did You Know That We Have A Wildlife Committee?!
Our Wildlife Committee is composed of staff members, who are dedicated to the care and protection of the wildlife in our community. Learn more in our NEWSLETTER!

GHS Garage Sale!
Mark your calendars - Saturday, June 17th for the GHS Annual Garage Sale! Find more details in our NEWSLETTER!

Winter 2016

Myth: Pets shouldn't be adopted out during the holidays, because they get returned. Recent studies shows that pets as gifts have a lower return rate! Read the full article in our NEWSLETTER! Did you know that the Guelph Humane Society has expanded their area of services? In July, the GHS starte...

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Myth: Pets shouldn't be adopted out during the holidays, because they get returned.
Recent studies shows that pets as gifts have a lower return rate! Read the full article in our NEWSLETTER!

Did you know that the Guelph Humane Society has expanded their area of services?
In July, the GHS started providing animal services in the Townships of Guelph-Eramosa (including Rockwood) and Centre Wellington (including Fergus and Elora). Read the full article in our NEWSLETTER!

Reunited after 4 years!
After four years, Josh and Carrots have been reunited! Thanks to Carrots’ microchip, our staff were able to contact Josh and let him know that Carrots had been found over 125 kilometers away! Carrots recognized Josh right away, and our staff were in tears seeing their heartfelt reunion. Carrots and Josh are on their way back to Niagara Falls…if only Carrots could tell us about his adventure that lead him to Guelph!  We are so lucky to get to witness a happy ending like this! Read more Happy Tails in our NEWSLETTER!