Pawsome productivity: Pets at work

Pawsome productivity: Pets at work

In today’s fast-paced work environments, finding ways to promote well-being and reduce stress is crucial. At the Oakville & Milton Humane Society (OMHS), we know that the benefits of having pets in the workplace are not far-fetched. In fact, multiple studies...
Ask the expert: Dog and cat Q&A

Ask the expert: Dog and cat Q&A

Just like humans, pets require a balanced and nutritious diet to thrive. Providing pets with the right nutrition from the beginning can lay the foundation for a long and healthy life. Emily Belsito, registered veterinarian technician from Oakville & Milton Humane...
Oh baby! It’s wildlife baby season!

Oh baby! It’s wildlife baby season!

Wildlife are busy raising infants and finding new places to call home. From April to September, it’s common to see all kinds of wildlife out during the day, including babies and those sick or injured. The Animal Protection Services Department has a few helpful...
Oh baby! It’s wildlife baby season!

Spring Tips

The snow has melted, green shoots are appearing and we can finally feel the sun – spring is here at last! Here are some tips to keep your furry family safe this season. Open windows – Pets love the fresh breeze through an open window as much as we do, so...
Oh baby! It’s wildlife baby season!

Spring has Sprung

As this year’s late spring finally begins to melt away the remaining traces of snow, urban wildlife in Oakville and Milton are becoming more active. Spring is the busiest time of year for wildlife, and a vital time for their contribution to local ecosystems....

Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is a wonderful time to enjoy being with family and friends, but with all the extra hustle and bustle, you may forget to abide by the same pet-proofing measures you follow the rest of the year. Here are ten holiday pet safety hazards to...

Our Volunteers are the Best

Every year, organizations across the globe acknowledge and celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Here at the Oakville & Milton Humane Society we celebrate our amazing volunteers throughout the year! Our volunteers are the heartbeat of our...

Celebrating Our Animal Heroes!

April 10-17 is Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week. The people that make up our Animal Care Attendants (ACA) and our Animal Protective Services (APS) teams help save lives every day. Our APS team is out in the community 24/7, 365 days of the...

Tips to Help Protect Your Home and Wildlife this Spring

Guest post by Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control Urban wildlife are some of the greatest neighbourhood friends, as they help the local ecosystem thrive while controlling pest populations. Wildlife passing through urban communities do not know they are uninvited guests,...

February is Pet Dental Health Month

February is Pet Dental Health Month and it’s a good reminder to have your pet’s teeth and gums checked at least once a year by your veterinarian. Built up tartar and plaque on the teeth can cause a lot of problems for our pets like bad breath, pain with...

Veterinary Spotlight: Emergency Clinic Partners

Imagine discovering a sick puppy in the middle of the night, or an injured animal on a holiday walk. Vet clinics are closed for the day and the animal needs help immediately. Thankfully, OMHS Animal Protective Service (APS) officers are on call every day of...