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GHS Microchip Clinic

Join us on Saturday, June 4th, 2022 for another GHS Microchip Clinic. It will be the second clinic at our new facility (190 Hanlon Creek Blvd, Guelph).

Our goal is to get 120 animals microchipped! Cats or dogs are welcome.

You MUST register ahead of time. Register at www.guelphhumane.ca/micro.

Appointments are available between 9am and 2:30pm.

Dogs will be microchipped OUTSIDE the building, and cats will be taken inside to be microchipped.

Register today before spaces are booked up!

NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society celebrates thoughtful couple’s wedding gift

GUELPH, ON (May 16, 2022) – Imagine celebrating your special day, and helping the lives of vulnerable animals in return. That’s what Chris and Melissa Hill have done.

Chris and Melissa are newlyweds. They were married in a small service on May 4th, followed by a reception on May 7th. In between those two dates, they swung by the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) to check out the cat cage they adopted as a celebration of their lives together.

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GHS Bottle Drive

The GHS Bottle Drive is back! Our first bottle drive of 2022. Please save up your empties (bottles, cans, wine bottles, etc.) and drop them off at our new building on Saturday, April 23rd between 10am and 3pm.

Date: Sat. April 23, 2022

Time: 10am-3pm

Location: GHS, 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd, Guelph

Our last two bottle drives each raised $1,500 for animals in need. Let’s see if we can do that again!

NEWS RELEASE: Guelph Humane Society seeking information about abandoned cat

GUELPH, ON (April 19, 2022) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is asking for the public’s assistance in relation to a cat found in the west end of Guelph late Thursday.

A buff-coloured tabby was found in a cat carrier, in a ditch near Whitelaw and Fife by someone passing by. The ditch was full of water, and so the cat was soaked and freezing. This individual removed the carrier from the ditch and called GHS to report it.

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April Showers GHS 50/50 Lottery

The GHS 50/50 Lottery is back.
April Showers bring…money?!
Get your April Showers GHS 50/50 Lottery tickets Thursday, March 31st through Monday, April 25th at 11:59am.
Our last grand prize winner took home over $20,000! With a guaranteed minimum jackpot of $5,000 and TWO early bird draws for $500, you have three chances to win. You could win. The animals win. It’s a win-win!
 
Grab your tickets at www.GHSLotto.ca

NEWS RELEASE: Adopt a rescued bunny from the Guelph Humane Society this February

GUELPH, ON (February 1, 2022) – February is Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month, and to encourage more bunny adoptions, the Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is reducing rabbit adoption fees. Normally $160, throughout the month of February a bunny can be adopted from GHS for just $50 (no taxes or additional fees).

“All bunnies we adopt out are already spayed or neutered,” says Samantha White, Adoption Coordinator at GHS. “A spay or neuter surgery can cost hundreds of dollars, so adopting an already altered bunny can definitely save you money.”

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NEWS RELEASE: Help animals in need by adopting a Guelph Humane Society kennel this year

GUELPH, ON (November 25, 2021) – The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) is offering the opportunity to not only adopt animals, but to adopt kennels as well. The Happy Tails Begin Here – Kennel Adoption Program allows individuals, groups or businesses to adopt a cage or kennel in the new GHS building on a yearly basis, allowing people to visit the spot they adopt while supporting vulnerable animals in the community.

“It’s another unique way for people to commit to helping animals in our community,” says Jen Fraser, Manager of Donor Relations at GHS. “When you adopt a kennel or cage, you get to customize a plaque that will go on the space you adopt. Not only can you visit to see the plaque – but the public will be able to see it as well.”

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GHS Estates & Planned Giving Seminar, in partnership with RLB

November is Prepare Your Will Month.
This session invites people who are interested in learning how to prepare estate and planned gifts.

About this event

Learn more about making a planned or estate gift to a charity, with information from a professional accountant and Guelph Humane Society staff.

This free event is planning to have an in person opportunity at our new building at 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd. (max 20 people), as well as streaming online. The date and set up of this event is pending COVID-19 restrictions & registrations.

In partnership with RLB Chartered Professional Accountants. The RLB speaker is Alex Di Lello (CPA, CA), Senior Manager from the Estates team.

Alex will discuss the tax advantages of planned gifts and donations, stocks & securities during your lifetime and in your Will. Every gift makes a real difference in the lives of animals today, and in the decades to come.

Have you planned for your own pet’s future?

The Guelph Humane Society’s Executive Director Adrienne McBride will also be speaking on Pet Stewardship, and how to plan for your pet should they outlive you.

Please note: Visitors must show proof of full vaccination status & photo ID to attend in person. Those with a valid medical note are exempt from this requirement.

(Image Below: RLB speaker Alex Di Lello, CPA/CA)

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!

There’s No Place Like Home GHS 50/50 Lottery

While you have the chance to win BIG, the animals get a second chance to find their Happy Tails. That’s what happens when you support the GHS 50/50 Lottery.

Get your tickets October 1st through November 4th by 8:30pm.

The winning ticket will be pulled LIVE on Rogers tv on November 4th during “There’s No Place Like Home”, the two-hour GHS Variety Show.

Get your tickets by 11:59pm on Monday, October 11th for your chance to win the early bird draw prize of $500.

Guaranteed minimum prize of $5,000!

Tickets are:
10 for $10
40 for $20
120 for $40
Tickets can be purchased online at www.GHSlotto.ca. NEW! Tickets can now be purchased in person at GHS (190 Hanlon Creek Blvd).