Beat the Heat

When it is hot and humid outside we need to take extra precautions for our pets! When it is hot and humid outside we need to take some extra precautions for our pets so that our pets don’t suffer the severe effects of heat exhaustion this summer. Here are some...
Dog Training Classes

Dog Training Classes

We use science-based positive training methods and work to create a fun class! We are thrilled to announce that dog training classes are starting up again this month. Classes will be held outside to ensure physical distancing and we offer very small classes with lots...
Opossum rescued in Milton

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...
Fireworks Can Frighten Pets

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...
OMHS Phase 1 Reopening June 22

OMHS Phase 1 Reopening June 22

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. This is an ongoing process, and we continue to carefully and responsibly review the...
How to Prepare a Go-Bag for your Pet in an Emergency

How to Prepare a Go-Bag for your Pet in an Emergency

How to Prepare a Go-Bag for your Pet in an Emergency In the event of any emergency, it’s important to plan ahead by developing an emergency plan and a Go-Bag for your pet in the event that you are unable to care for your pet. It takes very little time and...
APS Officer Rescues Goslings from 7th Story Balcony

APS Officer Rescues Goslings from 7th Story Balcony

Thanks to the quick response of OMHS’ Animal Protective Services Team, seven baby goslings were saved when they were safely removed from their nest in a planter box on the edge of a 7th floor balcony overlooking Lake Ontario at Bronte Road....
Adoptions Now Online!

Adoptions Now Online!

While OMHS remains closed to the public until at least June 15th, we are pleased to announce that we have moved our adoption process online to make it easier and safer to find forever homes for animals during the current COVID-19 crisis. If you are interested in...
OMHS Board of Directors Recruitment

OMHS Board of Directors Recruitment

As a registered charity, the Oakville & Milton Humane Society (“OMHS”) relies on the support of the community to care for, shelter and find loving forever homes for homeless and forgotten pets; to respond to sick or injured wildlife; to enforce animal...
COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

While We Remain Separated, We Are All in This Together! Together, we have made it through the first five weeks of self-isolation. Although the first few weeks were certainly challenging at the shelter, I’m immensely proud of how we have responded to ensure the...

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