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Guelph Humane Society seeks support from the public

Guelph, Ontario (June 1, 2015) - The Guelph Humane Society is seeking support from the public after accepting a large number of animals into its care. The Society recently accepted the surrender of ownership of 64 animals, including 36 cats and weaned kittens, 3 nursing cats with 15 kittens and 10 puppies. The Guelph Humane Society is asking the community for support to help care for these animals. [Read More...]

Friends for Life

The GHS 3rd annual Friends for Life! Walk™ is a fun day for the whole family in support of animal welfare. Come join us for a BBQ, fun contests and a fun filled walk. Even people without pets can come out to enjoy the day and support this worthwhile cause [Read More...]

2015 Tags available online

Guelph’s 2015 pet identification program is now available for purchase online

Read more about the new tags

Find out more information on the City of Guelph dog tags

Report a Coyote Sighting

The City of Guelph has set up a reporting website for coyote sightings in the city. Read more about coyotes in the city here.

Report a sighting here.

Junior Humane Club

Fall is almost here which means the new session of the Junior Humane Club will be starting soon! The Fall session starts on Thursday October 1st. Junior Humane offers children the ability to learn more about how the Guelph Humane Society helps animals and its role in the community!

Register here to reserve your spot! Check out the Just For Kids page for all the details.

Your Donations are Making a Difference

Thanks to the generous support of the Guelph community, we are able to help more than 3000 animals each year.

Donations can be made by calling or visiting the shelter or at CanadaHelps. See more ways to help the shelter.



Welcome to the Guelph Humane Society

The Guelph Humane Society’s mission is to promote the welfare of all animals and prevent cruelty and suffering.

Donate We are a registered charitable organization; it does not receive any government funding and exists solely on private funding and public donations.

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Animal Viewing hours
Monday-Friday 11-5:30
Saturday 11-4:30

The shelter will be closed from
9am-12:30pm on the last Wednesday of each month for shelter staff training

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Electronic Recycling Bin Gone

We no longer have a bin for electronic recycling. But there are many other ways you can help support our shelter. See the How You Can Help page for more ideas.

Guelph Humane Society

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Guelph Humane Society
P.O. 684
500 Wellington St, W.
Guelph, ON N1H 6L3

Call the shelter for an after hours emergency number

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 9-6
Saturday 9-5
We are closed from 9am-12:30pm on the last Wednesday of each month for shelter staff training

Animal Viewing open
Monday-Friday 11-5:30
Saturday 11-4:30

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