With Your Help This Phoenix Will Rise

  Help this Phoenix Rise By Supporting Our Fundraiser https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/etobicokehumanesociety/PhoenixandotherEHSdogsinneed/    Phoenix’s past is a bit of a mystery. What we do know is that it has been traumatic. She is a blind, elderly Boxer who was bred multiple times. Despite her history Phoenix is full of energy and loves to cuddle, play and go for walks. Etobicoke Humane Society wants to ensure that the remainder of her life is the best it can be.   Unfortunately, given her […]

What is a “Bonded Pair?”

You may have noticed that Etobicoke Humane Society (EHS) has two beautiful dogs up for adoption that are listed as a “bonded pair” right now, Royal (tan male) and Regal (black female). At the shelter we understand that the thought of taking home two pups instead of one might be daunting for some, so EHS would like to explain what it means to come across a “bonded pair” in […]

Common Questions About The Adoption Process

Are you considering adopting an animal at Etobicoke Humane Society? Have you visited this site several times and felt a tug on your heartstrings when looking at one of our cats or dogs? Have you stopped by our location on Six Point Road and wanted to leave with a new family member that very moment? If this sounds like you, […]

The Discomfort and Dire Consequences of Entropion In Cats

Myrtle is such a sweet gentle cat who has only ever known pain and discomfort. Etobicoke Humane Society saved her from a Quebec kill shelter the night before she was scheduled for euthanization. Myrtle has been diagnosed with Entropion, which is a condition that is common in dogs, but only seen occasionally in cats. She has had it from birth […]

The Importance Of Microchipping Your Pets

  According to Ontario SPCA, each year thousands of lost and abandoned animals are taken in shelters and humane societies across North America. Some of these animals never make it home because they can’t be identified. Microchipping is not only a showcase of a responsible owner, it is also the best chance of safeguarding your pet when they go missing […]

5 Tips For Keeping Dogs Cool This Summer

  Enjoying the outdoors with your dog is one of the best summer activities. But as record-breaking temperatures are on the rise, it is extremely important to make sure your furry friends are staying cool and healthy. Here are 5 tips to help your dogs beat the heat. Never leave them in a parked car Even with the windows down […]

4 Reasons To Consider Animal Fostering

  Foster parents are essential to every animal shelter and a great way for animal lovers to help rescue animals, but are unable to make a long-term commitment. Here are 4 reasons why you should consider becoming a foster parent: Increase chance for adoption Not only can you help spread the word, but having animals live in your home gives […]

4 Tips To Prevent Matting In Dogs

  Matting in dogs is more common than you think, and a lot of people don’t realize the significant impact it can have on your furry friend. If dogs are not properly groomed on a regular basis, matting can occur which prevents moisture and oxygen from getting to the skin, weakening it, thus increasing the risk of certain diseases. Here […]

3 Benefits of Spaying/Neutering your Pets

Overpopulation of cats and dogs is becoming a big problem not just in North America, but around the world. When abandoned or left alone to roam, reproduction is inevitable. According to the Ontario SPCA, “Thousands of healthy cats and dogs are euthanized annually due to the number of stray, abandoned, and unwanted companion animals. Here are three benefits of spaying […]

We are excited you are considering adoption! As it provides cats and dogs in shelters a second chance at a happy home. Before you begin, make sure you are ready to care and provide for your future animal. Here are five questions to ask yourself before starting the adoption process. Am I ready to make a long-term commitment? The average […]



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