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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.


Guelph Humane Society announces transformational gift for its Capital Campaign

GUELPH, ON (September 4, 2019) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is thrilled to announce a $5 Million gift from Kim and Stu Lang in support of the GHS Capital Campaign – Unleashing Hope. Thanks to their gift, construction on the new facility will begin later this month and is expected to take approximately 1 year. The gift is the largest-ever received in the history of the Guelph Humane Society.


Guelph Humane Society shares that cat found in blue tote bin is now available for adoption

GUELPH, ON (July 29, 2019) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is pleased to announce that the cat found in a plastic blue tote bin is now ready to find her loving home. The black short hair cat, lovingly named Tina by GHS staff, was discovered abandoned at the intersection of Imperial and Westwood roads in Guelph by a passing driver in April of this year. The cat was found inside of the tote with the lid duct taped shut and the finder immediately brought the cat to GHS for care. An owner for the cat was sought after, but no one came forward to claim the female cat, estimated to be 8 years old.


The Guelph Humane Society continues their investigations until a new provincial system is developed

Guelph, ON [June 28, 2019] – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) will continue to protect animals at risk over the next six months while the Ontario Government develops a new animal protection act. GHS is proud to continue their vital provincial animal protection work within the Guelph and Wellington County area (now including the Town of Erin).


The Guelph Humane Society reminds you to leave pets in cool homes this summer!

Guelph, ON (June 25, 2019) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is once again reminding the community of the extreme danger of leaving a pet unattended in a vehicle this summer, and especially as we head into hotter weather this long weekend.  Cars and other vehicles can reach a VERY high temperature quickly, leaving your pet at severe risk and in some cases causing fatality.


The Guelph Humane Society educates community on how to help turtles this time of year

Guelph, ON (June 21, 2019) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) would like to remind motorists to “give turtles a break” this time of year.  Turtles are in the midst of their egg-laying season, which will continue until early July. Females often will lay their eggs in the sandy, gravel shoulders along our roads, and while crossing the roadways they are at significant risk of injuries or death due to collisions with vehicles.