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Guelph Humane Society Launches New Apprenticeship Program for Youth interested in the animal welfare or veterinary fields

Guelph, ON – April 10, 2024 – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is excited to launch a new program that offers experiential learning opportunities for youth looking to gain experience with animals through its new Youth Apprenticeship Program (YAP).


You don’t want to miss this Jack-PAWt: Guelph Humane Society Launches Lucky Paws Lottery

Guelph, ON – April 3, 2024 – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) launched its newly rebranded Lucky Paws 50/50 Lottery (RAF1375301) on April 1st. This year GHS guarantees a minimum grand prize of $5,000 (and growing) to the lucky winner. It is also offering five $500 early bird draws, with a special bonus $200 prize pack from Dogtopia in week five.


Guelph Humane Society to host low-cost microchip clinic this weekend

GUELPH, ON (March 27, 2024) To help ensure pets can be reunited with their families as quickly as possible, the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is hosting a low-cost Microchip Clinic on Saturday, March 30th.


Guelph Humane Society Unveils “Charting our Future Direction” Strategic Plan for 2024-2027

Guelph, ON – March 22, 2024 – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is excited to introduce its new four-year strategic plan, “Charting our Future Direction,” outlining the organization’s roadmap for 2024-2027. With a focus on advancing animal welfare, driving organizational growth, and fostering community connections, the plan reflects GHS’s commitment to creating a more compassionate world for animals.


Guelph Humane Society Brings Adoptable Pets in Need of Loving Homes During PetSmart Charities of Canada National Adoption Week

To celebrate 25 years of adoptions, PetSmart Charities of Canada encourages pet lovers to make room in their hearts and homes and visit in-store events March 18 – 24.

GUELPH, ON (March 15, 2024) – In partnership with PetSmart Charities of Canada, the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) will bring adoptable pets to the Guelph PetSmart Silvercreek location in support of National Adoption Week, taking place March 18 – 24, 2024.


Guelph Humane Society Family Day Weekend Hours

Happy Holidays Guelph and Wellington County. GHS Holiday Hours will be as follows:

$40,000 PetSmart Charities of Canada grant ensures 598 felines find new forever homes through Guelph Humane Society adoption program

GUELPH, ON (February 16, 2024) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is pleased to announce that close to 600 cats and kittens were able to find their happy tails in 2023 thanks to a $40,000 PetSmart Charities of Canada grant.


February marks ‘Adopt a Rescued Rabbit’ month with Guelph Humane Society’s ‘Hoppy Tails’ rabbit adoption promotion 

Guelph, ON (February 16, 2024) February is Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month, and to encourage more rabbit adoptions, the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is launching a ‘Hoppy Tails’ Rabbit Adoption promotion. For the remainder of February, bunny adoption fees are reduced to just $75, from the regular adoption fee of $160.  All rabbits available are already spayed or neutered and come with up-to-date vaccines. 


Guelph Humane Society Launches Cupid Treats Campaign for Shelter Animals this Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is gearing up to spread love to the animals in their care through a special treat – Cupid’s Treats for Furry Feets. This initiative invites the community to support animals in need while receiving a heartwarming video on Valentine’s Day of an adorable furry friend enjoying their special treat.


Three baby chicks abandoned in dumpster in Guelph

Three baby domestic chickens were found abandoned in a garbage dumpster behind an apartment building on Speedvale Avenue West in Guelph at approximately 6:00 p.m. on January 25th.

An Animal Services Officer from the Guelph Humane Society responded to a call from the building manager who found them.