Dog Bite Prevention Week

May 15-21, 2011 is Dog Bite Prevention Week. Young children account for the largest percentage of dog bite victims; however, with a few precautions, bites can be reduced. The Etobicoke Humane Society offers the following bite-prevention tips: DO Ask for permission before petting someone else’s dog. Look at the dog’s paws while you greet him, not directly into their eyes. […]

ANIMAL HOARDING “Loving” Animals to Death   On January 21, 2011 Jerry Higgins – a volunteer cruelty agent with the Etobicoke Humane Society – with a warrant and assistance from Toronto Animal Services removed 30 cats – many very ill – from an Etobicoke residence. Two of the animals were so ill a veterinarian recommended euthanasia. Some of the felines […]

LOST: TABBY, MALE, NO IDENTIFICATION TORONTO (May 3, 2011) – Losing your furry friend is not something you want to contemplate, but it happens often enough; the Etobicoke Humane Society (EHS), in support of 2011 The Year of the Cat, is encouraging pet owners to microchip their cats and all their pets. It is the safest bet for ensuring a happy […]

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WEEK

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WEEK: Tips to Protect Your Pets May 1 through May 7 is Emergency Preparedness Week. It is the responsibility of pet guardians to care for their pets during localized or wide-scale disasters which can be difficult even for seasoned pet guardians. The Etobicoke Humane Society wants to ensure that you include your pets in your emergency plans and […]



Protect your pet. ShelterCare Pet Insurance Programs      Sign up for the Paw Print Newsletter