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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lost and Found

Information Provided By Toronto Animal Services Losing your pet is a very traumatic experience. It’s important to stay calm so that you can search for your pet and hopefully be reunited. There are a number of steps you should take as soon as your pet goes missing. If your pet is not immediately found, repeat these steps again. Don’t give up searching […]

Marijuana and Dogs

Written by Christina Furlano Ontario’s Cannabis Legalization and our Canines As of October 17, 2018, Ontarians over 19 will be able to buy, use and grow marijuana. Dog owners who consume weed will need to be vigilant – and so does anyone who walks their dog. Whether intended for medical use or recreational use, if a dog ingests it, they […]

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 […]



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