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2015 Walk & Whine

Save Saturday, May 23 for the 2015 Walk & Whine event taking place downtown Guelph.

Going into its third year, this social event helps raise much-needed funds for the shelter. Check out our events page for details.
Tickets are available here

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.

Annual General Meeting

May 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Members of the Guelph Humane Society are invited to attend the 121st Annual General Meeting. Full details and registration are on the AGM page.

Summer Critter Camps Are Back

The Guelph Humane Society Summer Critter Camp is back for 2016!
Registration is open for Critter Camp at the shelter for children ages 6 to 11. The camp will involve animal interaction time, animal crafts, games and activities!

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

Spring Junior Humane Club

Registration is open for the Spring session.

This youth program teaches the importance of treating animals humanely. Kids take part in themed crafts and activities and of course the chance to meet animals at the shelter! Starts March 5.

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.

2015 Walk + Whine tickets are now on sale

click here to go to the ticket order form
Walk n Whine
download the larger Walk+Whine poster

Thank you to our Furry Friday radio sponsor!

Furry Friday's

Animals waiting to be adopted
See animals waiting to be adopted

Find out more about adoptions

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

Our Sponsors

Royal Canin dog food and care

Top Dog Sponsors


Ren's Pet Depot

See our supporters

Electronic Recycling Bin Gone

We no longer have a bin for electronic recycling. But there are many other ways you can help support out 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

Winter 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

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

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