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 2nd, 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...
Oakville parks, courts, dog parks are now closed

Oakville parks, courts, dog parks are now closed

The Town of Oakville has joined the Province of Ontario and Halton Region in declaring a state of emergency to support Public Health officials’ efforts to “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of COVID-19. The town is following the advice and...
Pet Care and COVID-19

Pet Care and COVID-19

Pets and COVID-19: What You Need to Know  As communities respond to COVID-19 it is important to have plans for your pets as well as yourself. To help keep families together, OMHS encourages you to include your pets in the plans you make in response to this...
COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update from the Oakville & Milton Humane Society The Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS) understands and shares the concerns of the community regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). We continue to closely monitor the rapidly evolving situation and...
Baking A Pawsitive Difference

Baking A Pawsitive Difference

Sixteen-year-old Julianna Dick loves animals – especially dogs. It’s for this reason, that for the past five years, Julianna and her team have been baking and selling cupcakes to support the animals at the Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS). Mom,...
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 and neglect through stiffer fines that will be enforced by a specialized team of provincial inspectors. The new law, named the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act came...
Angler, Singer and Amazing Dog Handler, Meet Gerry Bruce

Angler, Singer and Amazing Dog Handler, Meet Gerry Bruce

With years of experience caring for a multitude of dogs at our shelter, Gerry Bruce says his best advice to pet owners is the importance of getting your dog or cat micro-chipped. “I’ve worked with so many dogs that have come to the shelter because they went missing....

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