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...
Made in The Shade!

Made in The Shade!

The dogs at OMHS have it made in the shade! The timing could not be more perfect as two new gazebos went up on July 18; one of the hottest days of the year. Staff and volunteers take the dogs out several times a day for exercise and fresh air. They say it takes a...
FULL HOUSE

FULL HOUSE

Summer has arrived and for the Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS), this means ‘Kitten Season’ is in full swing. “This is the time of year when pregnant cats, and nursing or orphaned kittens come into the shelter and it lasts until late fall,” explained Andrea...
Mission: Accomplished

Mission: Accomplished

On June 22, eighteen adorable humans from our community embarked on a mission that had them trading places with the adoptable animals at the Oakville & Milton Humane Society for the afternoon.  Centre Court in Oakville Place was transformed into a makeshift...
Landmark Victory

Landmark Victory

Canada has passed legislation that bans keeping whales, dolphins and porpoises in captivity for entertainment, as well as the trade, possession, capture and breeding of cetaceans. Bill S-203, known as the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act, passed third...
Injured or Orphaned Wildlife

Injured or Orphaned Wildlife

What to do if you come across injured or orphaned wildlife: CALL FIRST If you encounter an animal that you believe needs help, first contact the Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS).  We can help you determine whether an animal is injured or orphaned. It’s...

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