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 special boy. He’s been in EHS foster homes for more than a year now, because he tested positive for both FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) […]

Small Shelter, Big Heart

Small Shelter, Big Heart! Our shelter might be small, but our heart is big. Last year, we helped find forever homes for more than 270 cats and 90 dogs, but as a charity that relies entirely on donations, we’re in need of your support. Our Small Shelter, Big Heart campaign is raising $25,000 so we can help even more animals […]

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 […]

Wanted: Senior Dog Manager

  Would you like to volunteer your organizational and leadership skills to help us find forever homes for homeless dogs? 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 setting […]

Call For Cat Foster Care Manager

Cat Foster Care Manager EHS is seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic individual to fill the position of volunteer Cat Foster Care Manager. This demanding role will provide tremendous opportunities to learn and grow within a reputable animal care organization, and help EHS to save lives in the process. EHS is a 100% volunteer run, no kill organisation that works to protect, […]

National Puppy Day

It is one of the cutest days of the year – let the #NationalPuppyDay celebrations begin! So, today, consider what you might be able to do for dogs. Take your dog for an extra-long walk or consider adopting, volunteering or donating to an animal shelter in your community. These are all ways that you can give back to these amazing creatures […]

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 […]



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