Open House Success 2019

On Saturday, August 10 we opened the doors of our small shelter with a big heart for a special open house and we had an unbelievable response! More than 265 people visited us to learn about volunteer opportunities, meet our adoptable cats and dogs and help kick off a new fundraising and volunteer recruitment campaign. We were overjoyed by the […]

5 Tips to Get a Cat Into a Carrier

Cats don’t always like to do what they’re told, so when it comes to getting them into a carrier, it’s not an easy task. As an animal rescue, we often have to get scared, sick and traumatized cats into carriers – usually for vet visits – and we’ve developed a few tricks over the years. Here are our top 5 […]

EHS Featured Animals – Spring 2019

Meet December! December was named for the month he was found outside, after showing up in a family’s backyard. This family already had a cat, who wasn’t looking for a roommate, so December was brought to EHS and we’re now helping him find his forever home. December is a smart and social guy but at the shelter he was overstimulated […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Rachael Simpson

  This month we are excited to celebrate our amazing volunteer, Rachael Simpson. Rachael has been with EHS since 2017 and makes a big contribution to the shelter. We can’t thank her enough for all her hard work and dedication. Check out our interview with Rachael below! How did you hear about EHS? I found out about EHS online. I […]

Dog Park Etiquette

Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Visit While dog parks are a great way to help your pup socialize and burn off some energy, they can sometimes be sites of trouble. Below, we’ve outlined some rules all owners should follow in order to make the best of the experience for both you and your pooch. Tip #1: Pay […]

Leashes by the Lake presented by Freedom Mobile at Lakeshore Mimico It’s time again for the Etobicoke Humane Society’s annual “Leashes by the Lake” Walk-a-thon and Pet Fest to raise much needed funds for our little shelter with a big heart. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the animals in our care. Save the Date! This year we are […]

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