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....
Dogs of Oakville – Champions

Dogs of Oakville – Champions

Limited Edition Dogs of Oakville book “Champions” – the perfect Christmas Gift The Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS) is thrilled to announce that local artist and pet photographer Maria Bell has launched her 5th book in the Dogs of Oakville series...
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....

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