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2015 AWASO Calendars are now here!

October 29th, 2014 | News

Get ready for 2015 by supporting homeless animals in your community for only $15! This year the calendar features adoptable pets and their heartwarming stories. This calendar makes a great gift, and all proceeds go directly to the animals. To purchase your 2015 calendar, visit the front desk at the KWHS, Call us at 519-745-5615 or […]


Birthday Party Host/Hostess

October 27th, 2014 | Job Opportunities

POSITION: Birthday Party Host/Hostess – Part Time REPORTS TO: Directly – Education Administrative Assistant Indirectly – Education Manager Under the direction of the Education Administrative Assistant and Education Manager of the Kitchener-Waterloo and North Waterloo Humane Society (KWHS), the Birthday Party Host will be primarily responsible to work independently in the supervision of up to […]


Canine Companion

October 27th, 2014 | Volunteering

POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of this job is to train, socialize, and exercise our adoption dogs, maintaining their well being while in a shelter environment. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES: Responsible for following Color Coded Dog training techniques and procedures. Record observations about each dog, including health or behavioural concerns. Assist Animal Care Staff with the general care […]


Situation Critical-Community Help Needed

October 20th, 2014 | Events, News

Our shelter cats are ready to go. They have been spayed or neutered, dewormed, immunized, microchipped, and behaviourly assessed! They are litterbox trained and come with six weeks of free pet insurance.  

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Animal Care Wishlist

October 18th, 2014 | News, Pet News

The Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society can always use donations of animal care items. Here are some items that we are currently most in need of: Wish List Gift Cards Walmart• Zehrs • Canadian Tire • Home Depot • Pet Stores We also accept Canadian Tire money Animal Daily Needs Royal Canin Babycat Milk • Small nursing bottles […]


Part Time Animal Care Assistant

September 28th, 2014 | Job Opportunities

Part Time Animal Care Assistant Under the direction of the Animal Care Manager or designate, the Animal Care Assistant will assist in the provision of a broad range of animal welfare programs, best practices and protocols that form part of the animal welfare mandate of the Kitchener Waterloo Humane Society (KWHS). The Animal Care Assistant […]


Cloudy With A Chance of Kittens!

August 26th, 2014 | News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sarah de Boer, Assistant Adoption Coordinator 519-745-5615 Ext 226 Christine.lishman@kwhumane.com Cloudy With A Chance of Kittens! The KWHS would love to have Flint Lockwood swoop in with his flying car and his “Flint Lockwood Diatonic Super Mutating Dynamic Food Replicator” – if it could produce kitten milk replacement and wet […]


Wiggle Waggle Walkathon

April 1st, 2014 | Events

Back by popular demand, the Wiggle Waggle Walkathon returns to the spring with a fresh new look and a new location. Join us on Sunday May 25 any time after 10 am at the Clock Tower in Victoria Park for registration (the walk starts at 11 am) Special events include an Ultimutts Dog Stunt Show […]


Every Animal Deserves a Chance

January 2nd, 2014 | News

We believe that giving every animal a chance is more important than watching our bottom line.  That is why, in 2013, we made a conscious decision that every adoptable animal brought to our centre deserved a lifetime of experiences.  We believe that for every pet in our centre, there is a family in our community […]


FUNraiser – Elliot and Grace

October 28th, 2014 | FUNraisers

Thank you to Elliot and Grace who held a garage sale and donated the proceeds to the animals at the KWHS! You guys rock!

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October 23rd, 2014 | Happy Tails

Remember Gordon? We adopted this sweetheart 2 months ago. He wasn’t quite ready for adoption when we first met him, so we decided to wait and he was well worth it! He’s adjusting really well to our house and he and our 2 year old lab are slowly but surely becoming friends. Gordon is full […]


FUNraisers – Joshua and Kaitlyn

October 22nd, 2014 | FUNraisers

The KWHS would like to give a round of a-paws to Joshua and Kaitlyn! These two supports donated $110.00 to the animals at the centre! Thank you!



October 16th, 2014 | Happy Tails

I  just wanted to send a little update on Jax. I adopted Jax (Ricky Bobby)  in 2011. We did a lot of work on obedience and this weekend he had his first AAC agility trial. He was fantastic. I cannot thank you all enough  for helping me find such a wonderful friend.



October 15th, 2014 | Happy Tails

It was completely our pleasure to adopt Luke! His name is now Jackson, and he has adjusted wonderfully to his new home. I’ve attached some pictures of him. He has grown a lot since we got him, despite the fact that he’s only been with us for two weeks. He’s a really active and friendly […]