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NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society Receives $10,000 Donation from DocuPet

GUELPH, ON (January 18, 2021) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is thrilled to receive a total donation amount of $10,000 from the City of Guelph’s official pet licensing partner, DocuPet. The full donation amount will be allocated to the construction of the new facility, located at 190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard. This gift was made possible by the designer licence tag purchases and direct donations made by residents from the City of Guelph, Guelph Eramosa Township, and the Township of Wellington North through the DocuPet pet licensing site.

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NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society weeks away from “unleashing hope” in new building

GUELPH, ON (January 14, 2021) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is only weeks away from moving into their new home at 190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard in the south end of Guelph, with plans to gain occupancy in early Spring 2021. But there is one catch: GHS has not yet reached their fundraising goals for the new building.

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NEWS RELEASE: Help the Guelph Humane Society get 40 animals home for the holidays

GUELPH, ON (December 15, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is hoping to get as many animals home for the holidays as possible. With as many as 40 animals either up for adoption, or soon to be up for adoption, there are cats, dogs, geckos and bunnies looking to spend their first happy holiday with their new family – with the hope of many more happy moments to come.

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NEWS RELEASE: You’re invited to the Guelph Humane Society’s VIRTUAL Holiday Open House

GUELPH, ON (December 8, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is inviting you to take a few minutes to virtually tour their shelter at their Holiday Open House on Thursday, December 10 at 7pm.

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NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society voted Diamond Winner in two Readers’ Choice 2020 categories

GUELPH, ON (November 19, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is the Diamond Winner in not one, but two categories in the Guelph Mercury Tribune’s Readers’ Choice awards for 2020. GHS was voted number one in both the Animal Rescue and Pet Adoption Services categories.

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NEWS RELEASE – Gifts to the Guelph Humane Society this holiday season will be matched by generous corporate sponsors.

GUELPH, ON (November 16, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is barking for joy as they kick-start their holiday giving campaign. During this festive and generous time of year, GHS asks you to open your heart and give hope to the most vulnerable animals in our community.

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NEWS RELEASE – The Guelph Humane Society has postponed their 2020 “There’s No Place Like Home” gala

GUELPH, ON (August 17, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) has made the difficult decision to postpone their 2020 annual gala, due to the unpredictability of COVID-19. Last year’s gala raised a record $265,000 and GHS looks forward to bringing back the highly successful event again next year on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

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NEWS RELEASE – The Guelph Humane Society asks the community to keep turtles safe this season!

Guelph, ON (June 4, 2019) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) would like to remind motorists to “give turtles a break” this time of year.  Turtles are at the beginning of their egg-laying season, which will continue until early July. Females often will lay their eggs in the sandy, gravel shoulders along our roads, then while crossing the roadways they are at significant risk of injuries or death due to collisions with vehicles.

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NEWS RELEASE – The Guelph Humane Society is preparing for a busy kitten season, despite COVID-19 closures

GUELPH, ON (April 30, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is preparing for another busy kitten this Spring, despite COVID-19 measures in our community. Every year, the humane society cares for approximately 400 kittens, many of whom are sick, injured, or orphaned.

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NEWS RELEASE – The Guelph Humane Society is opening virtual and contactless pet adoptions

GUELPH, ON (April 16, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is pleased to re-open its pet adoptions with an adapted program. The process will be completely contactless, keeping adopters and staff safe during the COVID-19 outbreak, while also giving pets the chance at a loving new home.

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