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OMHS in the Community

Come visit, support and learn more about OMHS at these events in the community! See what's happening soon.

Pet Food Bank

Mission Pawsible 2K Dog Walk

Registration for the Mission Pawsible 2K Dog Walk is now open! Join us on May 26 at Bronte Creek Park for a beautiful day of fun and sun. Learn more here.

Pet Food Bank

Keeping People and Pets Together

The OMHS Pet Food Bank has grown to 11 locations and our food bank partners are reporting a record numbers of clients. If you know of someone needing assistance, please have them connect to one of our partners listed here.

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Get Your Dog Licence Online!

A dog licence is your best insurance for the safe and quick return of your family member. It also makes your dog instantly identifiable to anyone who may come across your pet and helps avoid the daily boarding charge. Best of all, a lost licensed dog will likely be at the shelter for just hours, not days. Learn more.

Adopt a small animal

Small is Beautiful!

Our rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, birds and hamsters may be small, but the love they provide is big! We have an abundance of smaller animals, especially rabbits, who are looking for their forever families. Click here to find your ideal companion.

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Before Surrendering Your Pet

The decision to give up a companion animal is a difficult one. Before making the decision to give up your pet, review our Pet Resource Guide on the options available. Learn more here.

Available Services

Pet Cremation

Cremation services are available again at OMHS by appointment only, during regular business hours.

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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.

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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.

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Recent News

Protecting your dog from ticks and fleas

Protecting your dog from ticks and fleas

With temperatures and grass growing, so does the risk of your pets getting ticks and fleas. These little pests carry and transmit diseases to your pets or cause other conditions like anemia or infection, which can lead to serious complications or death if left...