Student Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re in grades 7-12 and looking for an animal-related volunteer opportunity, Etobicoke Humane Society has a Student Volunteer Program that you can participate in! The program offers a variety of different opportunities to get your required 40 volunteer hours and help cats and dogs in need. Details on the Student Volunteer Program can be found here. We can’t wait to […]

Call For Volunteers

We need your help! Volunteers needed! Do you love animals? Do you have 3-4 hours a week available? The Etobicoke Humane Society is currently looking to fill several volunteer positions:   Cat Team: Cat Adoption Coordinator Cat Foster Team: Cat Foster Coordinator Assistant Foster Cat Manager Marketing, PR & Fundraising Team: Event Manager Grant Writer Content Manager Senior Event Manager   Please […]


Cat hoarding: what can happen when pets aren’t spayed or neutered Written by Tori Gass Saturday, March 30 was a busy day for EHS volunteers. We were called in to help with an urgent rescue operation involving more than 100 kittens and adult cats living in the same home. By the end of the day we had welcomed 39 cats […]

Written by: Chris Poupart For many people, cats are the perfect pet. Playful, curious, affectionate — our feline friends have a lot to offer. Some cats, however, develop habits that can test the patience of their owners. Identifying and addressing the root causes of these issues can make our furry companions much easier to live with. Excessive Crying Who hasn’t been […]

How To Deal With Dog Behaviour Issues

Written by: Chris Poupart We all love our dogs, but many of our four-legged friends develop behavioural issues that can be annoying, destructive, or even dangerous to themselves and others. Luckily, many of these behaviours can be minimized or eliminated with training or by managing your dog’s environment. Here are four of the most common issues, with a few positive, […]

Adele’s Kittens

All Wrapped Up & Ready For a Foster or Adopter! Photo credit: Melanie Krug This Holiday season, Skylar, Daphne and Laylah are wishing only for a home of their own! These adorable, 8 month old kittens are a special trio, found abandoned on a rural property at 7 weeks. Barely surviving on their own, they were rescued with their mom, […]

Holiday Entertaining and Pet Safety

By Stephanie Konczarek Entertaining during the holiday season is about creating wonderful memories—not to mention, having a great time with your nearest and dearest. Holiday parties can also bring a lot of temptations for your pets. This is a busy time and can be quite hectic with the planning, prepping and having visitors and guests coming and going. Here are […]

Pet-Proofing Your Home for the Holidays

Written by Stephanie Konczarek The holiday season is upon us and it’s the perfect time for pet parents to give some special thought to keeping our furry companions happy and safe from harmful items. Nothing is cuter than having your pets pose in front of a decorated Christmas tree for those perfect Instagram pics. But sometimes cats and dogs are curious […]

4th Annual Fur Ball Gala

On February 2, many of our volunteers kicked up their heels for an evening of dinner, dancing and fundraising at the fourth annual Furball gala, hosted by Rescue Foodie! Rescue Foodie is a registered charity that supports animal rescues, shelters and foster organizations in the form of donated cat and dog food. They’re also a great supporter of EHS, and […]

Home For The Holidays

Our annual holiday campaign is here! If you’re looking for a meaningful gift for the animal lover on your list, our Home for the Holidays campaign has gifts that make a real difference! This year, we’ve introduced gift packages for pets in need that can be purchased on behalf of someone on your list. These packages will contribute directly to […]

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