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Please support our Holiday Campaign!

Please support our Holiday Campaign to raise $50,000 by December 31st – our animals need YOU!

We Are Your Shelter! The Guelph Humane Society needs YOU to help us continue our 100+year legacy of helping the animals in the City of Guelph and Wellington County. With your support we can continue to provide the proper education, commitment, and resources that are needed to: [ Read More...]

Open house and Adopt-a-thon

Join us for our annual Open House and Adopt-a-thon!

Sunday December 6th 2015 1:00pm – 4:00pm

2015 Tags available online

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

Read more about the new tags

Find out more information on the City of Guelph dog tags

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 29th. 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. /p>

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 through Online Donation. 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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Click to download the Guelph Humane Society Newsletter in PDF

The Guardian Newsletter



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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 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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