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!

Giving Tuesday

Every dollar raised will be matched!

Spring Lottery

22 chances to win CASH PRIZES!

2021 Calendar

Secure your copy of the OMHS 2021 calendar!

What’s Happening

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Dogs of Oakville book

The 2020 Edition of the anticipated Dogs of Oakville book is now available!  Pick up your copy today at the shelter to support the animals.  Books are $50 each and we have limited quantities.  Learn more

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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 rescue that works in northern Manitoba. Learn more.

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Shelter Adoption Tips

It can be such an incredible feeling to discover the perfect pet for your family. Here are some tips on what to do before, during and after for the best experience.

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Humane education helps foster compassion in children’s relationships with both animals and people. Heather White champions programs and events that teach important life skills such as empathy and compassion through the human-animal relationship.

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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 newer/older and 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

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Christmas sTORE NOW OPEN!

Our Barkin’s Bin thrift shop has opened its Christmas Store with amazing gifts for everyone on your list. Located at 511 Pinegrove Rd. in Oakville you can shop Thursday to Saturday from 1 pm to 4 pm. All proceeds go directly to help the animals.

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!

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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.

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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

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...


We are extremely pleased to introduce our 2020-21 Oakville & Milton Humane Society Board of Directors. All members were elected during the Society’s Annual General Meeting held at the end of June. Special thanks to Cheryl Clark, former Vice Chair who led...


Throughout the current COVID-19 pandemic the Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS) continues to provide all the animals with the best possible care and enrichment possible.  We are pleased to announce that in addition to our Barkin’ Bin thrift...


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