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News Release: Share Your Voice, Guelph Humane Society Launches Community Engagement Survey

Guelph, ON (January 24, 2023) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) invites the public to take part in its 2023 Community Engagement Survey. The survey is part of GHS’s Board of Directors’ commitment to engage with the community and gather insights on local perspectives and relationships with domestic, wild and farm animals.


Opal Crested Cream Legbar

News Release:  Learn to care for backyard chickens at Guelph Humane Society Event

GUELPH, ON (January 4, 2023) An evening focused on how to care for and manage small chicken flocks is set to take place at the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) on Wednesday, January 25. 


Puppy preparedness: Setting your pup up with the best start 

Introducing a new puppy to your home can be an exciting, but also overwhelming experience. If you are thinking about making a puppy a new addition to your home, GHS’s Behaviour Coordinator, Melissa Stolz, offers her advice on how to ensure a smooth transition for both you and your new furry friend.  


German Shepherd Dog

One ‘ASPEN’erational dog

Roger Matz has been a dog owner most of his adult life. It was an introduction to a purebred West Highland terrier more than 40 years ago that evolved into a passion to give back through adoption.



Sadie’s Story 

At three months old, Sadie was rushed to the veterinarian. As a young kitten, normally she had lots of energy and liked to jump, run and play, but her behaviour had dramatically changed that day. 


puppy under holiday tree

Six tips to manage your pets’ stress this holiday season

The holiday season is a time for celebration, but it can also be a stressful time for pets. With the influx of new people, decorations, and sounds, it’s important to take steps to keep your furry friends calm and happy. Here are some helpful tips from Melissa Stolz, Guelph Humane Society, Behaviour Coordinator on how to ensure your pet’s well-being during the holidays.


Guelph Humane Society Holiday Hours

Have a safe and happy holiday!
Guelph Humane Society 2022 Holiday Hours are below:


Tonka’s story

Meet Tonka, a five-year-old Mastiff/Shepherd Cross, who recently received life-saving care from the Guelph Humane Society (GHS). 


Dog in snowy field.

Extreme Cold Weather, Guelph Humane Society reminder to keep pets indoors

Winter can be a tough time for pets in Canada, with freezing temperatures and harsh weather conditions. It’s important to take extra care of your furry friends during the colder months to ensure their health and well-being. One simple way to do this is by keeping your pets indoors on cold winter days. 



Our offices are CLOSED to the public until further notice due to the storm and poor road conditions.