March 18, 2021
NEWS RELEASE: First stray farm animal arrives at Guelph Humane Society’s new home
GUELPH, ON (March 18, 2021) – After being in operation for only 10 days in their new home at 190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard, the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) has welcomed its first farm animal into the building. The 18,000 sq ft building has a dedicated farm animal room, and a chicken became its first occupant on Wednesday. The hen was wandering around off of Clairfields Drive W in Guelph, and was brought in as a stray by two GHS Animal Services officers.
March 15, 2021
NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society launches first-ever online 50/50 lottery in support of new building
GUELPH, ON (March 15, 2021) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is excited to announce the launch of its first-ever online 50/50 lottery. Today through April 15th, 50/50 tickets can be purchased at www.GHSLotto.ca for a chance at winning 50 percent of the jackpot – with a guaranteed minimum prize of $5,000.
March 5, 2021
NEWS RELEASE: Double your impact with the Guelph Humane Society’s On the Move MATCH
GUELPH, ON (March 5, 2021) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is moving to their new location at 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd. this weekend, and you can join this historic moment by helping to close the gap on the new building’s fundraising goal. While GHS is on the move, your donations to the building will have double the impact with the “On the Move” Match, sponsored by B.A.P. Heating and Cooling Services.
February 25, 2021
NEWS RELEASE – Guelph Humane Society set to move into new south end Guelph facility
GUELPH, ON (February 25, 2021) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is excited to announce a move-in date for their new facility at 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd. GHS will officially be moving into their new home on the weekend of March 5-7.
Construction is not entirely completed on the new building, as there are projects that are still in progress on the inside, as well as outdoor work, such as landscaping, that will have to wait until later in the spring. However the building is safe and ready to move into, and there are many benefits to moving in as soon as possible.
February 16, 2021
NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society closed until noon due to inclement weather
GUELPH, ON (February 16, 2021) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) will be closed until noon today, due to the snow fall and road conditions. Per the GHS Inclement Weather Policy, only those staff that are considered essential are expected to be in. This includes a minimum of two Animal Care Attendants, one Animal Protection Officer, and a second Animal Protection Officer on-call in the event that their assistance is needed.
January 31, 2021
NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society successfully rehomes more pets thanks to PetSmart grant
GUELPH, ON (January 31, 2021) – In late 2019, the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) received a $35,000 grant from PetSmart Charities Canada to support efforts to increase the adoptability of dogs. The grant, called Helping More Dogs Successfully Find Homes, provided the GHS Intake and Behaviour Coordinator the resources needed to develop a more thorough and comprehensive behaviour assessment for dogs coming into the shelter. This new assessment allows for more successful matching with adopters, and also helps to identify areas adopters could work on with their new family member to set them up for success.
January 22, 2021
NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society officer on scene to help during early morning fire
GUELPH, ON (January 22, 2021) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) was called to an apartment fire early Saturday morning, to offer assistance to the pets of residents in the building.
January 18, 2021
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.
January 14, 2021
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.
January 7, 2021
NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society’s low-cost spay/neuter program reaches 151 pets
GUELPH, ON (January 7, 2021) – The GUELPH HUMANE SOCIETY (GHS) is pleased to report that 151 pets in the City of Guelph, Guelph Eramosa, and Centre Wellington Township received a low-cost spay or neuter over the last year thanks to a grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada.