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How to Help

Currently, we are unable to accept physical donation drop-offs at
500 Wellington St. W. Please use the following online options if you
wish to give a gift.

We thank you in advance for your generosity and consideration of our animals’ needs! Our animals need your help more than ever during this challenging time. Each year the Guelph Humane Society serves over 3,000 vulnerable animals in the Guelph and surrounding areas. We do not receive government funding, we exist solely thanks to your generosity!

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Cash donations are our number one need in order to continue the high level of care every animal that comes into our shelter receives.  For donations over $20 you will receive a donation receipt.

In-Kind donations, through our online options listed below, are also a generous way to give back. If you wish to receive a charitable tax receipt for your new, unopened items, please be sure to bring a purchase receipt with you when you donate your items, so the true value is known for CRA.



Allow us to address our urgent needs right away. We always need gift cards, new or partially used:



Currently, we can only accept physical donations shipped through our AMAZON WISHLIST.  See a variety of most needed items for GHS by clicking the button below:

View Our Amazon Wishlist 



Food orders can also be placed online directly with the supplier or through your local pet store:

Royal Canin food for kittens, adult and senior cats – wet and dry

Royal Canin food for puppies, adults, and seniors for small and large dogs – wet and dry



Learn how you can fundraise for our animals HERE.

You can give through your Will or by giving Securities HERE.

Donate your car HERE.

Sign-up for our Newsletter and email communication HERE.


If you have questions about the above items feel to call us at 519-824-3091. Cash donations of any value assist us to purchase the most needed items fastest and help animals in our care immediately. Don’t forget if you purchase a wish list item (or multiple items) with a total that is over $20 (before taxes and shipping)- you’re eligible for an in-kind tax receipt, issued upon request!

Our Address to mail donations:

Guelph Humane Society
500 Wellington St. W.
Guelph, ON  N1H 6L3


The animals thank you in advance for your generosity!


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Shredded Paper and Large Newspaper

We are unable to accept donations of newspaper and shredded paper at this time.

We no longer accept small newspapers (ie: Guelph Mercury Tribune, Snapd, The Sun, etc), magazines, flyers, phonebooks, or recyclable papers for donation. If you have large newspapers, such as The Globe and Mail, The Wellington Advertiser, and The Star, or shredded paper, feel free to drop them off at the 500 Wellington St. W.!