COVID-19 Update: OMHS has entered Phase 2 of reopening. If you believe an animal is sick or injured

call 905-845-1551.

The animals need your help, now more than ever!

Orphaned Kittens Need Your Help

Help us feed and care for these vulnerable felines until they find their forever families

Fall Lottery

Tickets are on sale now!

The P.A.T.C.H. Challenge

Celebrate the kindness of a child.  

What’s Happening

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Celebrate your birthday

Does your child love animals and have a birthday coming up?  We have a special birthday kit to celebrate their special day in honour of the animals at OMHS.  Learn more

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Tips to reduce your pet's separation anxiety

To help reduce separation anxiety when you begin to work away from home again here are 9 tips from the Oakville and Milton Humane Society for pet owners.

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beat the heat

When it is hot and humid outside we need to take some extra precautions for our pets so they don’t suffer the severe effects of heat exhaustion this summer. Click here for tips to keep your pets safe during hot weather.

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OMHS Enters Phase 2 of Reopening

We are pleased to announce that OMHS is progressing with its plans to support the gradual and safe reopening of our programs, services, and facilities. Read more

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Licence Your Pet: It's The Law

Chances are that your dog will wander off at some point in his or her life. Dog licences are the fastest way to reunite you with your lost dog.
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Harness Available

Freedom no-pull harnesses are now available for purchase at the shelter! These harnesses make leash training a walk in the park and are the same ones we use. All sizes available in blue, red, purple, and black.

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

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Opossum rescued in Milton

Our Animal Protective Services department recently responded to a call for an opossum pacing back and forth in a residential backyard by a pool in Milton. The opossum was reported to have a possible injury on its hind end. An officer responded and contained the...

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Fireworks Can Frighten Pets

Dogs' and cats’ hearing is much more sensitive than ours so the loud noises can be overwhelming and some pets might try to escape. Here are some tips to help keep your furry family members safe and comforted during firework displays and help you enjoy your Canada Day!...

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Journeying Home

Over the past few weeks, we have watched as members of our community put themselves in the paws of our animals through their Mission Pawsible: Homeward Bound journeys. Each of our participants took on the story of an animal making its way through the shelter and into...


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