November 4, 2021
There’s No Place Like Home – GHS VARIETY SHOW
“There’s No Place Like Home” Variety Show is the first television event of its kind! It will air on Rogers tv in Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, Brantford and Stratford on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 7pm-9pm. It will also be available to stream live on the Rogers tv website.
Hosted by The Weather Network’s Kim MacDonald, a long-time national television host and animal lover, “There’s No Place Like Home” will feature local musical and dance acts, educational animal segments, and holiday-inspired special moments, all from inside our brand new home at 190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard. And to end the show, we will be pulling the winning ticket LIVE on the air for what we hope will be our BIGGEST 50/50 lottery jackpot yet!
We will be selling 50/50 tickets leading up to the show, plus running an online auction. All money raised goes towards the vulnerable animals in our care as they wait for their Happy Tails. Because the animals all know that there’s no place like home.
Learn more at guelphhumane.ca/tv!
October 1, 2021
NEWS RELEASE: “There’s No Place Like Home” for the Guelph Humane Society
GUELPH, ON (October 1, 2021) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) has launched its third 50/50 lottery today, and it’s expected to be their biggest yet. Compared to the spring and summer GHS lotteries, the “There’s No Place Like Home” 50/50 Lottery is different in two ways: (more…)
August 4, 2021
Get your very own (Bad) Pet Portraits!
(Bad) Pet Portraits is a brand new GHS fundraising event! Between August 4th and August 27th you can have your pet drawn by a member of our Board of Directors. Are they professional artists? Nope. But that’s what makes it so fun! Submit a photo of your pet online, and get a digital copy of a hand-drawn portrait emailed back to you – so you can share the unique piece of art with family and friends online! Plus…100% of the proceeds go directly towards the animals in our care.
May 31, 2021
LAST DAY – 2022 GHS Calendar Contest
THE FINAL DAY FOR THE CALENDAR CONTEST IS HERE!
Contest closes tonight at 8pm!
Share with friends and family through your social media! 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
The Top 12 pets with the highest votes ($1=1 vote) will win a spot in our 2022 calendar. The pet with the most votes will also get the front cover image of the calendar!
The 12 winners with the highest number of votes will be asked to bring their pet to the Guelph Humane Society, 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd., Guelph, ON, in order to have their pictures taken on 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 this date prior to entering, or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have concerns.
*WE WILL BE UPDATING AS PER COVID-19 UPDATES.
May 1, 2021
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 email@example.com if you have concerns.
November 16, 2020
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.
August 17, 2020
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.