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 […]

Why Local Shelters Rescue International Dogs

Written by Christina Furlano and Tori Gass Late at night on September 2, volunteers from the Etobicoke Humane Society (EHS) drove out to Pearson Airport to meet a flight coming all the way from Taiwan. On board the plane were five special dogs who had endured close to 16 hours of flying in hopes of finding a loving family and […]

Taste of the Kingsway – Scotiabank Dog Show

Once again we will be at the Taste of the Kingsway for the annual Scotiabank Dog Show!  All proceeds from the event will go directly to EHS. Enter your perfect pooch… $20 to enter your dog into 3 categories.  Enter Today: Application Form Who: Dog Show presented by Scotiabank in support of EHS When: Saturday, September 8, 2018 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm […]

Open House Successes

Written by Becca Gordon We have some extraordinarily awesome news!! Cynthia, Ruby, Murray, Alfie, Norman, Wyeth and Bonnie (together) all found furever homes during our Cat Adoption Open House on July 21st. We are overjoyed for them! So many of our gorgeous floofs are on their way to their happily ever afters. We are celebrating twice over as these adoptions […]

Leashes by the Lake

Leashes by the Lake 2018 It’s time again for the Etobicoke Humane Society’s annual “Leashes by the Park” Walk-a-thon and Pet Fest to raise much needed funds for our little shelter with a big heart. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the animals in our care. This year we are holding the event on Saturday, September 22 and […]

Palliative Care: Jewel

Written by Becca Gordon Jewel was abandoned in Romania, apparently surrendered by a family. She was emaciated, and severely neglected. Happily for her a rescue took her under their wing and secured a place for her with EHS. It is hard to imagine her traveling all this way knowing what we now know. She was clearly a survivor and determined […]

Cat Adoption Open House

Cat Adoption Open House Come join us this Saturday, July 21st from 10 am to 6 pm. Visit our loving, cool cats that we have staying with us. They can’t wait to meet you! Event Cat Adoption Open House Join the Event on our Facebook Page: Date Saturday July 21, 2018 Time: 10 am – 6pm Location Etobicoke Humane Society […]

Thank you!

It’s a wrap! Our Small Shelter, Big Heart Campaign has come to a close and not only did we hit our $25,000 goal, we surpassed it! To date, we have received more than $28,000. We are overwhelmed by your generosity! Your donations will allow us to: Update the animal housing areas to provide cats and dogs with a quieter, more relaxed environment […]



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