Small Shelter, Big Heart

  Small Shelter, Big Heart! UPDATE – JULY 3, 2018 Whoa! We are overwhelmed by your generosity!!  You’ve already helped beat our $25,000 goal and we still have a week to go! Our community of supporters is outstanding.  Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.  Your donations will allow us to help even more animals! Last day to donate to […]

Great Canadian Giving Challenge

During the Great Canadian Giving Challenge every very dollar ($3 min donations required) donated to Etobicoke Humane Society via CanadaHelps.org in June is an automatic entry for us to win $10,000. The more you give, the more chances EHS has to win! In 2017, we helped approximately 270 cats and 90 dogs find homes. Not bad for a shelter that’s 100% run […]

UPDATE: June 25/2018 A long-term foster had been found for Ben.  Thank you to everyone who came forward or who shared his story. ___________________________________________ Written by Aris Gyamfi – Cat Senior Manager Hi everyone, If you’ve been following our website and social media, you may have heard of an EHS cat named Ben, whom you’ve never met. Ben is a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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                 […]

Toy Drive

Our friends from the Toronto Police 23 Division and PC Ryan Willmer are doing a pet supply drive on our behalf! Any new and unwrapped toys, treats, food, litter, or other supplies for cats and dogs can be brought to the police station, located at 5230 Finch Ave. West, Toronto. The last drop off date will be Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 Items […]

Telephone System Upgrade

We will be upgrading our telephone system on Tuesday, November 7th. Due to wires being rerouted, there will be no phone service and no voicemail. The work is expected to take one day and we will resume our normal phone service on Wednesday, November 8th. If you need immediate assistance, please contact us at the email addresses listed below. We […]

Call for Volunteers!

We are looking to add to our cat volunteer team. Cat Foster Coordinator Hours: flexible, 2-4 hours per week provide ongoing assistance, coaching and moral support to foster families engage with foster families on availability, medical needs, and ongoing care of foster  animals in their care recruit new foster caregivers as needed coordinate pick up and transfer of animals between partner veterinarians […]



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