EHS information booth at Hewlett Packard

On January 18, 2012, EHS volunteers Franca Panacci and Maria Barnes hosted an EHS information booth at Hewlett Packard’s Employee Volunteer Fair, held at HP’s Canadian headquarters in Mississauga.   Our thanks to HP’s Carole Long, event coordinator, for inviting us and to all the related HP staff who were very friendly and helpful. Hewlett Packard places great emphasis on employee community […]

HUMANE EDUCATION GOING TO THE DOGS   On January 16, EHS Humane Education volunteer Laurie Burnett, assisted by her two dogs Pippin and Niska, conducted a Humane Education workshop with the 4th Lakeshore Beavers (app. ages 5 to 7) at their regular evening meeting location at St. Leo’s Catholic School. The group learned about EHS, what it means to be “kind”, […]

Paws Talk Episode 7

Matthew Johnson of Waggz and Whiskerz with EHS Shelter Manager Pia on Paws Talk.


FELINE IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (FIV)   Note: The following information has been reviewed and approved by the Cornell Feline Health Centre at the College of Veterinary Medicine. It includes compatible information from the Cornell Feline Health Centre, the University of Guelph Small Animal Hospital and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. The Etobicoke Humane Society (EHS) does not – as an […]

  Important Note: The Etobicoke Humane Society does NOT euthanize any animal due to lack of space, taking in only those animals for which we have shelter and/or foster space.   In 2008:    (Most recent study stats from Cdn. Fed. Of Humane Societies:   220,000 cats and dogs entered shelters. CATS out-numbered dogs two to one.   80,000 […]

Each year in Canada, approximately 80,000 cats and dogs are euthanized in shelters. That is almost half of all animals admitted to shelters. The number of cats euthanized is almost three times that of dogs. Across North America, almost a half millions cats and dogs are euthanized. Many thousands more die lonely, painful deaths outside. Many are family pets that […]

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: 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 […]

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