Activities

Did you know that the OMHS does much more than adoptions?  Throughout the Mission Pawsible: All Paws On Deck campaign, we are hosting a number of fun activities to engage and educate our animal community in the conversation about what we do.  Some require registration, and many are free.

There is something for everyone!

May 30 - Mission Launch

Mission Pawsible: All Paws on Deck kicks off with a short message from the team at OMHS.

Tuesday May 31 - Shelter Tour (free, registration required)

Join us for an informative, behind-the-scenes look at where it all happens as well as a few of the animals in our care currently.  This activity is free and registration is required.  Register now

*SOLD OUT* Tuesday May 31 - Animal Protective Services presentations

Our Animal Protective Services Officers are visiting local schools to educate our young community about animal and pet safety and how to live harmoniously with the wildlife in our community.  SOLD OUT

Wednesday June 1 - Guess the Dog Breed Contest (free)

Test your dog breed knowledge for a chance to win a prize! You'll be provided with a picture and a brief background of the dog and have an opportunity to guess the breed.  The contest will open on June 1 and run until June 5.  Submit your guess 

Friday June 3 - Shelter Tour - multiple (free, registration required)

Join us for an informative, behind-the-scenes look at where it all happens as well as a few of the animals in our care currently.  This activity is free and registration is required.  Register now

Sunday June 5 - Microchip Clinic (registration required)

Get your pet microchipped!  Microchips ensure the safe return of your pet should they find themselves away from home. Registration required, with a fee of $30. Limited time slots available. Register Now

Monday June 6 - PA Day Camp (registration required)

Do your kids love animals? They will love our animal-themed PA Day camp! They will have the chance to learn all about animals and meet some of our furry, feathered and scaled friends. Registration is required, space is limited.  Register Now

Tuesday June 7 - Speaker Series: The Violence Link (free, registration required)

Join us for an informative and thought-provoking webinar on "The Violence Link".  Learn more about the significant correlation to intimate/partner violence and how coercive control can escalate into physical abuse of both pets and people.  Register Now

Tuesday June 7 - Name the Kittens Contest (free)

Have you ever wanted to name the animals at the shelter?  Now is your chance with our Name the Kitten Contest.  All entries will be placed into a random draw to win a prize.  The contest opens on June 7 and closes on June 11 at midnight.  Coming Soon

Friday June 10 - Shelter Tours - multiple (free, registration required)

Join us for an informative, behind-the-scenes look at where it all happens as well as a few of the animals in our care currently.  This activity is free and registration is required.  Register now

*SOLD OUT* Friday June 10 - Animal Protective Services presentations

Our Animal Protective Services Officers are visiting local schools to educate our young community about animal and pet safety and how to live harmoniously with the wildlife in our community.  SOLD OUT

Saturday June 11 - Shelter Tours - multiple (free, registration required)

Join us for an informative, behind-the-scenes look at where it all happens as well as a few of the animals in our care currently.  This activity is free and registration is required.  Register now

Sunday June 12 - Patio Pawty (tickets for purchase)

Join Bark & Fitz at the King's Arms Pub in downtown Oakville for a Patio Pawty in support of OMHS! Tickets are $40 each and get you a free drink, hors d'oeuvres and a chance to win a $250 gift card to Bark Fitz.  $20 from each ticket purchase is donated back to OMHS.  Tickets are available for purchase at Bark & Fitz locations in Oakville as well as at the OMHS. Limited tickets available!

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