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 […]

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 […]

Palliative Care: Winnie

Written by Becca Gordon The following was written days ago. At the time it was a post about a palliative cat. This is no longer a post about a palliative cat that EHS is caring for but one we cared for. You may recall an urgent plea from us back in April, for a long-term foster. A senior cat had […]

URGENT: Foster Homes Needed

Written by Becca Gordon EHS is urgently in need of both short term foster homes for adult cats (2-3 weeks) and longer term foster homes for families of moms and kittens (4-6 weeks) to keep up with the increasing demand on our intake.  All cats are vet checked, snap tested, vaccinated (unless sick), dewormed, and flea treated (unless not safe […]

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 […]

Palliative Care: Gia

Written by Becca Gordon In January, we rescued several cats from a kill shelter, including one we named Gia. Gia was found stray and estimated, by the shelter staff to be 5-6 years old. She was unspayed and had been diagnosed as having stomatitis (inflammation of the gums) which is incredibly painful. Staff at the kill-shelter and EHS volunteers knew […]

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