APPOINTMENT-ONLY ACCESS TO THE SHELTER DUE TO COVID-19. If you believe an animal is sick or injured call 905-845-1551.

The animals need your help, now more than ever!

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the OMHS

Join us for a special screening of The Woman Who Loves Giraffes


22 chances to win CASH PRIZES! 

2021 Calendar

Secure your copy of the OMHS 2021 calendar!

What’s Happening

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Coyote Safety Tips

Seeing a coyote or fox is not necessarily cause for alarm. They are usually wary of humans and avoid people whenever possible, however they are wild animals and we should avoid contact. Learn here how to avoid conflict with wildlife.

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OMHS Volunteer Award Winners

We are thrilled to announce the winners of our new Volunteer Awards Program which celebrates the amazing work of our more than 450 volunteers. Congrats to Jenifer Boyce, Alex Washkurak, the Scott family and Dr. Frances Walker. Read more.

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They Deserve a New Beginning!

Rex, Rain and Fendi all have different histories, but they all have the same goal in 2021, to find a loving forever home. With their distinctive personalities they will be a terrific companion for the right person or family. Read more here.

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Dogs of Oakville on Sale

Meet Winslow! He’s making his debut this year in the 2020 Edition of the Dogs of Oakville book. You can read all about him and many other amazing dogs in our community in this year’s edition entitled “Together.” Learn more.

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The Year in Review

As 2020 comes to a close, it’s timely to reflect on the year we’ve just had at the OMHS. I am incredibly grateful to everyone who has rallied around our cause to assist our animals in any way possible. Learn more.

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Donate a car

Making a ‘PAWS’itive impact for the animals is easy when you take that unwanted vehicle, whether it’s running or not, and donate it through Donate A Car Canada! They do all the hard work for you, and you will get a tax receipt from OMHS! Get started

Available Services

Nail Trims

Do you have a cat, rabbit or guinea pig in need of a nail trim? Book an appointment with us today. We also do nail caps for cats!

lost & found

We are dedicated to helping lost pets be reunited with their families. If you have lost or found a pet it is important that you report it to us right away.

dog licences

All dogs must be licensed in the Town of Oakville. Licences are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and not specific to a calendar year.

Recent News

Appointment-Only Access to the Shelter Due to COVID-19

The Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS) continues to operate as an essential service under the province’s stay-at-home order that is in effect for at least the next 27 days. This will enable us to continue protecting and making life better for the animals in...

Prancing with the Stars, Physical Distancing Edition a big success!

Nine months ago, the Prancing with the Stars Committee was well into the planning for how we would follow the wildly successful inaugural event of 2019 with another high energy, exciting and entertaining event in 2020. The ideas were flowing, the preparations were...

A Long Journey to Find Their Forever Home

The Oakville Milton Humane Society (OMHS) does much more than just animal adoptions. For example, we actively support animal rescues who work in some of the most remote areas of Canada.  This includes our ongoing partnership with Northern Connection, a local animal...


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