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.
December 15, 2020
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.
December 8, 2020
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.
November 19, 2020
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.