New Animal Welfare Legislation Passed by Government

New Animal Welfare Legislation Passed by Government

The Ontario Government has passed legislation that promises to better protect animals from abuse through stiffer fines that will be enforced by a specialized team of provincial inspectors. The new law, named the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act comes...
We Could Have Pranced All Night: $143,000 Raised!

We Could Have Pranced All Night: $143,000 Raised!

After months of preparation and anticipation, our five Stars took to the floor of the Oakville Conference Centre on November 6th and wowed the audience. Performance after performance, the stars and their professional partners demonstrated that they were in it to win...
Dogs of Oakville – Champions

Dogs of Oakville – Champions

Limited Edition Dogs of Oakville book “Champions” launches November 21 at Pets Plus Us The Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS) is thrilled to announce that local artist and pet photographer Maria Bell is launching her 5th book in the Dogs of Oakville series...
Santa Claus Parade

Santa Claus Parade

Thanks to all the folks who braved the cold weekend weather to join us for the Oakville and Milton Santa Claus parades. Two Big “hooves up” to our staff and volunteers for being part of these special community events. A big thanks to all the parade...
Coyote rescue update

Coyote rescue update

November 14 – Fantastic news! The coyote that was rescued Monday night with her head lodged in a plastic container is drinking and has started to eat. It is expected she will make a full recovery in about a week and then will be released back into the wild....
Ontario Introduces New Animal Welfare Legislation

Ontario Introduces New Animal Welfare Legislation

The Government of Ontario is introducing legislation to better protect animals from abuse and neglect. The new Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Act will impose the toughest penalties in Canada for the protection of animals, if the legislation is approved....
OMHS Partners with Royal Canin

OMHS Partners with Royal Canin

 October 15, 2019 – The Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS) has announced a partnership with Royal Canin Canada – a global leader in tailored health and nutrition products for dogs and cats. This important relationship means the OMHS will have...
OMHS Blooms! A Big Green Thumbs up to Susan Eglit

OMHS Blooms! A Big Green Thumbs up to Susan Eglit

The next time you visit OMHS and marvel at how beautiful and colourful the grounds are, you can thank Susan Eglit. A professional horticulturist, she’s been donating her time throughout the spring and summer months to tend to our gardens and create...
Save the Last Prance Ticket for Me!

Save the Last Prance Ticket for Me!

In just 8 weeks our local stars will compete for the coveted “Best in Dance Show” trophy at our inaugural Prancing with the Stars, presented by Royal Canin. Follow and cheer on the progress of our dancers Oliver Matas, Elissa Lansdell, Che Marville, Lana Hockey, and...
ROTHERGLEN STUDENTS DONATE $5,000 to OMHS

ROTHERGLEN STUDENTS DONATE $5,000 to OMHS

We are thrilled to be the recipient of the winning $5,000 donation made possible by the students in the 8N class at Rotherglen School in Oakville. The “Rotherglen Educating for Advocacy and Creating Hope” (REACH) Foundation is a student founded, student...
OMHS launches new website!

OMHS launches new website!

We are excited to announce the launch of Oakville & Milton Humane Society’s (OMHS) newly designed and fully-responsive website: omhs.ca! With the re-design we have strived to create a user-friendly browsing experience for visitors that is also easier to...

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