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NEWS BULLETIN – 97 Cats Surrendered to the Guelph Humane Society

GUELPH, ON (January 24, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society was notified of an owner surrendering 97 cats, all from one home this past week.

GHS stepped up and made the decision to help these cats by taking them into their care. GHS have assessed the cats’ basic medical needs. They have provided basic medical care of vaccines, microchipping and parasite control. They will have a better idea of the costs for additional and specialized care next week. Surprisingly, most of the cats appear to be in fair condition, considering the of number of cats that were living together. However, several cats have eye issues and others with additional medical conditions are being monitored closely by our team.


NEWS RELEASE – The Guelph Humane Society saves cat from 10-foot-deep window well during Saturday’s snowstorm

GUELPH, ON (January 21, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) rescued an 8-month old cat from a downtown Guelph apartment window well during Saturday’s snowfall. The cat appeared to have fallen or jumped into the window well before the heavy snowfall, as no footprints could be seen in area.


NEWS RELEASE – The Guelph Humane Society saves cat after it swam across the cold Speed River

GUELPH, ON (December 16, 2019) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) saved a cat’s life after it swam across the Speed River on Monday, December 9, 2019. It took three animal protection officers and the two finders of the cat an hour to secure this cold, wet, and scared cat.


NEWS RELEASE – This Giving Tuesday the Guelph Humane Society is pawsitively excited to get 7 puppies home for the holidays!

December 3, 2019 (Guelph, ON) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is celebrating this Giving Tuesday with a litter full of adorable newborn puppies with a heart-warming story to share. GHS has seven (7) adorable puppies in their care, along with the puppies’ mom, Cara and her sister, Reese.


Bark for joy! The Guelph Humane Society gives hope to animals this holiday season!

November 21, 2019 (GUELPH, ON) – 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.


Guelph Humane Society Happily Ever After Gala Raises $267,800

GUELPH, ON (November 12, 2019) – Guelph Humane Society (GHS) Happily Ever After Gala, presented by Dr. Barry White and Family, returned for a second year and raised a total of $267,800 on Saturday night at the Delta Guelph.


Guelph Humane Society hosts their second Microchip Clinic of the year on Oct 19, 2019!

Help lost pets return home quickly and safely.


GUELPH, ON (October 8, 2019) – Losing a pet can be a stressful situation and when pets don’t have any identification it can be even more worrisome.  The Guelph Humane Society is hosting their second Microchip Clinic of the year on Saturday, October 19th, 2019 from 9am to 3pm at Wayne Pitman Ford Lincoln Inc., located in the Guelph Auto Mall at 895 Woodlawn Road West, Guelph, ON.  Microchips provide a safe and effective way to help lost pets return home quickly and safely.


Guelph Humane Society is expanding its Pets in Transition Program thanks to a PetSmart Charities® of Canada Grant and Partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington

The expansion of this program has been made possible thanks to a $9,965 grant from PetSmart Charities® of Canada, and the collaboration of key community partners in social services and veterinary care.

GUELPH, ON (September 26, 2019) – The Guelph Humane Society has received a $9,965 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada, one of the nation’s leading funders of animal welfare and the human animal bond, to help expand its Pets In Transition program for individuals who are hospitalized for mental health.


Guelph Humane Society digs for new digs

 GUELPH, ON (September 17, 2019) – Staff, volunteers, donors, community members – and a couple of very good dogs – joined in the festivities today during the ceremonial groundbreaking event at the site of the Guelph Humane Society’s new home, 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd in Guelph. Construction for the new building is expected to be completed by Fall 2020.


Ready, set, dig! Guelph Humane Society contracts local company for new build

Guelph, ON (September 11, 2019) – When the Guelph Humane Society breaks ground on its new location next week, it will be with local builders Devlan Construction Ltd at the helm.

The company has been contracted to build the new 18,000 square foot community animal centre on 2.7 acres of land, after a Request for Proposals (RFP) process earlier this year. The new facility will be located at 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd., Guelph.