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

Our friends at Rescue Foodie are hosting their 4th Annual Fur Ball Gala to be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019. There will be a red carpet entrance beginning at 6:00 pm where you can have your picture taken in all your glammed up glory. Evening Details Three course meal, open bar, LIVE DJ, silent auction and raffle! Vegetarian 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 […]

Call For Cat and Dog Fosters

The Etobicoke Humane Society is an all-volunteer run organization and because of this, there are often cases where we feel an animal would thrive better in a home with constant care and fewer animals. In instances of a special needs animal, we rely on our team of fosters to care for our animals until they find their forever home. We […]

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 Volunteer Manager Cat Foster Team: Cat Foster Coordinator Assistant Foster Cat Manager Marketing, PR & Fundraising Team: Event Manager Email Marketing Manager Grant Writer Marketing […]

Pics with Santa

It’s that time of year again. Santa is on his way. What Pictures with Santa Is this your first Christmas with your furriend? Do they love the holidays as much as you? Are they always model ready for the camera? Whatever the holidays mean to you, come mark the occasion by having your best friend take a picture with Santa. […]

Trap-Neuter-Return-Manage Workshop

Written by: Aris Gyamfi Feral cat overpopulation is a serious issue in many cities, and Toronto is no exception. Female cats can have litters of kittens two to three times a year, and a single breeding pair can lead to the production of 420,000 offspring over a seven-year period. The vast majority of these kittens will perish, and those that […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Tori Gass

Interview by Katherine Clark A highly skilled media relations specialist, Tori works tirelessly behind-the-scenes to elevate the profile of EHS by generating media coverage of the shelter, our fundraising campaigns and our pets in need. Thanks to Tori’s dedication, during the past year, EHS has been featured on BT Toronto, CP24, CBC News, 680 News, The Toronto Sun, The Etobicoke […]

Why Local Shelters Rescue International Dogs

Written by Christina Furlano and Tori Gass Late at night on September 2, volunteers from the Etobicoke Humane Society (EHS) drove out to Pearson Airport to meet a flight coming all the way from Taiwan. On board the plane were five special dogs who had endured close to 16 hours of flying in hopes of finding a loving family and […]

Taste of the Kingsway – Scotiabank Dog Show

Once again we will be at the Taste of the Kingsway for the annual Scotiabank Dog Show!  All proceeds from the event will go directly to EHS. Enter your perfect pooch… $20 to enter your dog into 3 categories.  Enter Today: Application Form Who: Dog Show presented by Scotiabank in support of EHS When: Saturday, September 8, 2018 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm […]



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