Etobicoke residents will bake cupcakes to sweeten the lives of homeless, abused and injured animals at the Etobicoke Humane Society on National Cupcake Day. Participants bake cupcakes for donations, helping local humane societies and SPCAs across Canada give surrendered animals a new home, provide emergency medical care and rescue neglected and abused animals.   “EHS operates entirely from donations, adoption […]

EHS Christmas Wish List

    When you’re making your list this holiday season, we hope you think of us and leave a little extra room for EHS and our furry friends. Our Christmas Wish List below is varied – including a need for skilled trades/services – and outlines some of the items we are hoping Santa and our generous supporters will fulfil.      To make […]

EHS has entered the Aviva Community Fund competition designed to help passionate people make positive changes in their community. We have the chance to win an Aviva Community Fund Grand Prize up to $100K. Click here to see our entry.  We need your help to vote for EHS and share our entry so others vote for us too. See details […]

On a blistery first day of fall, we welcomed supporters and pooches for a stroll in the park. Winston the Pug, Cracker the Schnauzer, Luigi the Shih-Poo and many more put on their walking shoes to help EHS. Funds raised went to support the Etobicoke Humane Society and our four-legged friends in the shelter, like Jagi, who came out to […]

Urgent need for dog care volunteers

Hello dog lovers! We are in urgent need of dedicated volunteers to help with dog care at our shelter. Dog care volunteers will typically assist with some of the following tasks relating to dogs: feeding, walking, playing, giving affection, cleaning of food/water dishes, sweeping and practice of positive reinforcement (reward with praise and treat for good behaviour). Times Shifts are […]

EHS and Scotiabank Go To the Dogs

At the Taste of the Kingsway, Scotiabank hosted the annual dog show with proceeds donated to EHS. Our EHS judges picked three winners from each of the 10 categories and watched as great canine characters strutted their stuff. Scotiabank presented EHS with a check for $5,000. We extend our sincerest appreciation to all the Scotiabank staff and a huge thank you […]


EHS is comprised entirely of volunteers. Volunteering is a rewarding experience and a great way to help out in your community.We have a variety of volunteer needs and are currently looking for some dedicated individuals to help out. We are in need of:   1)    Office Volunteers: to answer phones, do some filing, general reception, assisting with questions from the […]


ETOBICOKE (March 20, 2012) – The Etobicoke Humane Society (EHS) – now over 25 years old and still an all-volunteer charity – has announced that it will soon be moving to a new location at 67 Six Point Road in Etobicoke. While the exact moving date has not been set, EHS expects the new facility to be operational in May for cats, dogs, small caged […]

Thank you to Nestlé Purina for their recent donation of six pallets of cat food and one pallet of dog food and to Loblaw Companies Limited for their recent donation of 240 cans of cat food. As EHS operates entirely from donations and our own fund-raising efforts, we greatly appreciate the support we receive from our community.  

Meg was surrendered to EHS several months ago. At her previous home, she was kept in the basement with no attention for two years. When she came to us, she did not socialize with any of the cats or for the most part – people. Foster mom Emily has taken her in, and as the pictures below show, Meg is looking […]

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