Hiring! Volunteer HR Manager

Would you like to volunteer your organizational and leadership skills to help us find forever homes for homeless dogs and cats? The Etobicoke Humane Society (EHS) is an independent, all-volunteer, organization with a mission to protect, care for and advance the welfare of animals. We have a fantastic team of volunteers and we continue to grow. 2017 was another record […]

Declawing Cats: What You Need To Know

Nova Scotia has just become the first Canadian province to ban declawing! Many people are unaware that declawing a cat is actually an amputation of the cat’s full or partial toes. To put it into human perspective, it is the equivalent of removing a finger at the first knuckle. It is a practice that was quite common in the past, […]

Happy Tail – Royal & Regal

A happy tail 17 months in the making.  Royal and Regal are in their forever home.                                   They have plenty of space, fresh air, fields to explore and ponds to swim in. This has been an incredible journey, one that began on a construction site in […]

Spaying & Neutering Your Pets

Written by Becca Gordon Benefits of Spaying & Neutering Did you know that spaying and neutering pets prevents and reduces a number of serious and expensive health problems? This includes uterine, ovarian and breast cancer in female cats and dogs. Neutered males also have a reduced chance of prostate cancer. The spaying and neutering of cats and dogs often prevents […]

Minerva’s Heart

Written by Becca Gordon UPDATE: April 5/2018 The surgery was approximately two hours in length and went well. Though a very delicate procedure there were no complications. While they are still monitoring her recovery the riskiest part is behind Minerva. A special thank you to the amazing cardiology team at Ontario Veterinary College who operated on possibly their smallest patient for this […]

Getting to Know Royal and Regal

By Kristiana Dean For those that don’t know Royal and Regal they are shy, suspicious of strangers and bark to ward people off. For those that do know them, they are complete hams! These two are my Dog Buddies, I’ve known them since they came into the shelter. I’m “one of the pack” with the other volunteers and they play […]

Cupcake Sale Day

Buy a cupcake, save a cutie! Please join us at the shelter, Humber Bay Pet Valu or Ren’s Pet Depot on Saturday, February 24th for some sweet treats in support of EHS. $3/cupcake – all proceeds will go directly towards the animals in our care. Cupcakes will be baked by volunteers, as well as donated by the following bakeries: Two […]

Third Annual Fur Ball Gala

Our friends at Rescue Foodie are hosting their Third Annual Fur Ball Gala to be held on Saturday, February 3. 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 vegan […]

EHS Holiday Events

There are a myriad of ways you can support EHS every day, but this weekend we have some fabulous community events happening that we’d like to share with you. What: The 401st Cub Scouts are selling Hot Chocolate Where: Bloordale United Church When: Sunday, Dec. 10th from 12-4pm Suggested Donation: $1/per cup                 […]

Holiday Silent Auction

Looking for last minute holiday ideas? Look no further than the EHS Silent Auction! Check those last few people off your holiday shopping list with the fantastic items available for bidding! This auction is to help raise funds for the Etobicoke Humane Society and give shelter cats and dogs a Home For The Holidays! The auction will run until Tuesday, Dec. […]

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