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Guelph Humane Society’s Spring Paw Press is hot of the press and ready to read and share

The latest edition of The Paw Press, GHS’s newsletter is now online, articles include stories of our shared success this winter to help vulnerable animal in our community. 

Guelph Humane Society’s Happy Trails Walk-a-thon raises more than $68,000 to support vulnerable animals in the community

Guelph, ON – June 6, 2023 – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is delighted to announce the success of their June 4th Happy Trails Walk-a-thon, proudly presented by Wellington Laboratories Inc. and supported with media sponsorship from Magic 106.1 and Guelph Today. This large community event was the first of its kind held at GHS’s new location at 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd. in Guelph. (more…)

Kitten Against the Odds: Juniper had a 10% chance of survival without intervention

Juniper, a tiny kitten in dire need, found hope at the Guelph Humane Society (GHS). Her journey, and fight for survival from Feline Panleukopenia, highlights the urgent need for awareness and support in caring for vulnerable felines. 

With a mortality rate as high as 90%, the danger Feline Panleukopenia poses to kittens and other cats cannot be underestimated. 


News Release: Chipping Away at Lost Pets: Guelph Humane Society’s Spring Microchip Clinic Aims to keep pets purffectly protected 

GUELPH, ON (April 26, 2023) One of the best methods to reunite a missing pet with its family is with an up-to-date microchip. 

This is why the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is hosting a Microchip Clinic on Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd. in Guelph — to help ensure lost pets are returned home as quickly as possible.  

“When a pet goes missing it can be an extremely stressful experience — if the pet does not have any form of identification, it can be even more traumatic.” says Lisa Veit, GHS’s executive director. 


News Release: Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant Enables Guelph Humane Society to Help More Vulnerable Pets, and People in Guelph/Wellington County

Guelph, ON (April 21, 2023) – On Thursday, the Guelph Humane Society was pleased to recognize a $29,300 Resilient Communities Fund grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), which has supported the organization be better positioned to help local vulnerable pet owners and their animals.

“As the MPP for Guelph I would like to extend a sincere congratulations to the Guelph Humane Society for receiving the Resilient Communities Fund Grant. The Guelph Humane Society provides invaluable resources to our community and does vital work with their animal rehabilitation services,” said MPP Mike Schreiner. “Their strong educational programs have impacted the lives of thousands of children and youth, further promoting humane practices within the community. The Resilient Communities Fund grant is sure to help these services continue within Guelph and will support the Humane Society’s future endeavors in helping local animals and individuals living in our community. Thank you to the Guelph Humane Society for their continued commitment to promoting the importance of humane animal care within the City of Guelph.”


Get ready to put your best paw forward: Guelph Humane Society’s Walk-a-thon wags its way back after long hiatus

GUELPH, ON (April 12, 2023) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is pleased to announce the launch of the Happy Trails Walk-a-thon, taking place on Sunday, June 4, 2023. This event is the first walk-a-thon held by GHS in many years, and the first of its kind at its new facility at 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd. in Guelph.

The Happy Trails Walk-a-thon aims to raise $25,000 to support vulnerable animals in Guelph and Wellington County. Registration is open online, and participants are encouraged to sign up as individuals or teams. This is a peer-to-peer fundraising event, which means participants are encouraged to raise funds through their personal networks to support the cause.


Bullmastiff, in snow

Guelph Humane Society to host March microchip clinic

GUELPH, ON (February 28, 2023) It is easy for a pet to go missing; backyard gates that blow open can lead to a quick escape for dogs, and front doors left ajar are all too alluring for curious cats.

This is why Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is hosting a Microchip Clinic this Saturday, March 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at its new location at 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd. — to help ensure lost Guelph and Wellington County pets are returned home as quickly as possible.   


GHS closed until noon due to inclement weather

The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) will be CLOSED to the public until noon today due to poor weather conditions, we will be continuing to monitor through out the day. 


News Release: Meet your match at the Guelph Humane Society’s Love is in the Air Adoption Event

Guelph, ON (February 7, 2023) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is excited to announce its upcoming “Love is in the Air” adoption event, taking place on February 10th and 11th.


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.