Jump to Content

Events

2022 GHS Calendar Contest OPEN NOW!

THE 2022 GHS CALENDAR  CONTEST IS NOW OPEN!

The calendar contest is an exciting way to celebrate your amazing pet while fundraising for the most vulnerable animals in our community.

Here’s how to get started:

1) Take a clear photo of your pet. Check out our photo taking tips HERE.

2) Write a fun, short bio sharing what your pet means to you and your family.

3) Go to 2022 GHS Calendar Contest website and register your pet. There is a $20 registration fee, which will kick-start your voting with 20 votes ($1 = 1 vote). All funds raised in the calendar contest will go towards the highest priority needs at GHS. Before entering you pet make sure you read the contest rules HERE.

4) Share your contest page with friends and family through your social media channels! Donations made in support of an animal are valued at one vote for every $1.00 donated. Those who donate $20.00 or more will receive a tax-receipt.

5) The Top 12 pets with the highest number of votes will win a spot in our 2022 calendar. The pet with the most votes will win the front cover image of the calendar & a GHS prize pack!

6) The contest runs all of May!

Contest Opens: Sat. May 1, 9am. Register online.
Contest Closes: Mon. May 31, 8pm

Winning photos will be taken Saturday, June 12th by Laura Wombwell Photography. A backup date for the photoshoot will be Saturday July 10. (due to COVID-19, this date may be subject to change).

Please ensure you are available for these dates prior to entering, or email events@guelphhumane.ca if you have concerns.

Register online

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.

(more…)

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.

(more…)

NEWS RELEASE – Gifts to the Guelph Humane Society this holiday season will be matched by generous corporate sponsors.

GUELPH, ON (November 16, 2020) – 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.

(more…)

CANCELLED – Adoption Event – PetSmart BIG National Adoption Weekend

Join the Guelph Humane Society at PetSmart for an Adoption Event! Our Adoption Coordinator will be on-site today 11am – 3pm. 

Swing on by PetSmart, located at 183 Silvercreek Pkwy N. Your new best friend could be waiting for you!

CANCELLED – Adoption Event – PetSmart BIG National Adoption Weekend

Join the Guelph Humane Society at PetSmart for an Adoption Event! Our Adoption Coordinator will be on-site today 11am – 4pm. 

Swing on by PetSmart, located at 183 Silvercreek Pkwy N. Your new best friend could be waiting for you!

NEWS RELEASE – The Guelph Humane Society has postponed their 2020 “There’s No Place Like Home” gala

GUELPH, ON (August 17, 2020) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) has made the difficult decision to postpone their 2020 annual gala, due to the unpredictability of COVID-19. Last year’s gala raised a record $265,000 and GHS looks forward to bringing back the highly successful event again next year on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

(more…)

Take A Paws: Painting Fundraiser – SOLD OUT

Calling all animal lovers!!

You’re sure to enjoy your night out as you are instructed through a 16”x20” painting of Take A Paws. We will provide stencils for various dog breeds as well as cats so you can personalize your painting! Whether you come alone, with friends, for your first date or 50th, you can bet you’ll leave with a masterpiece! The event begins at 2:00 and lasts about two hours. Make sure you come a few minutes early to settle in!

We are teaming up with the Guelph Humane Society to raise money for the animals. $20 from every ticket is donated to the shelter.

BOOK NOW! 

You can also check out the Facebook event page for more details!

Contact: lisa@socialart.ca

*This is a rescheduled date from Sat. Apr. 4

[CANCELLED] Adoption Event – PetSmart National Adoption Weekend

Join the Guelph Humane Society at PetSmart for an Adoption Event! Our Adoption Coordinator will be on-site today 11am – 3pm. 

Swing on by PetSmart, located at 183 Silvercreek Pkwy N. Your new best friend could be waiting for you!

[CANCELLED] Adoption Event – PetSmart National Adoption Weekend

Join the Guelph Humane Society at PetSmart for an Adoption Event! Our Adoption Coordinator will be on-site today 11am – 4pm. 

Swing on by PetSmart, located at 183 Silvercreek Pkwy N. Your new best friend could be waiting for you!