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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 […]

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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 […]

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Doggy Day care Volunteer

November 11th, 2014 | Volunteering

POSITION: Doggy Day care Volunteer REPORTS TO: Directly-Animal Care Coordinator Dog/Certified Dog Trainer Indirectly-Volunteer Coordinator CREATED/REVISED: November 2014 POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of this job is to assist with teaching dogs the importance of good play behavior in a safe and motivational environment. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES: • Responsible for following positive Dog training techniques and procedures. […]


Destiny and Matt

November 6th, 2014 | Happy Tails

We have four “Humane society” pets. I wanted to share about these two. Destiny (our lab) was adopted nearly 8 years ago and Matt (the cat) this year after seeing his photo on Facebook. Mat wasn’t so sure about Destiny at first but now, Destiny is his favourite thing! Every night Matt will rub up […]


November 5th, 2014 | Happy Tails

Hi SPHS, The cats are thriving. They’ve adjusted nicely to their new home. Pawley the dog doesn’t mind them a bit, and vice versa. Earl was the “early adopter” to the new surroundings — pretty much fearless. Duke took a cautious approach, but now he’s settled in. Both play non stop (and eat like it’s […]



November 5th, 2014 | Happy Tails

It’s hard to believe this beautiful boy has been such an important part of our family for a year now. He is always there when I need him and he is the Monkeys best friend. I thought it was us who saved him, naming our black Halloween cat Lucky (formerly Dracula). Turns out, he was […]



November 5th, 2014 | Happy Tails

We adopted Oswell back in August but have since changed to name to Marf. Marf needed a unique name because, he is an incredibly unique cat. When we first brought him home, he adjusted so quickly with our other cat, Zuki. They love to play and chase each other around the apartment ( sometimes we […]



November 5th, 2014 | Happy Tails

Here is an update on Joon (now Nymeria)! Nymeria is a completely different cat than the cat we picked out at KW Humane Society (in a good way!) Her shyness lasted all of 10 minutes before she was running around the apartment and narrating her adventures with chirps and meows. She’s taken an interest in […]

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FUNraisers – Raven

November 5th, 2014 | FUNraisers

Raven celebrated her 8th birthday by giving back to the animals at the KWHS! She donated food, toys, litter and $85! We want to give a big THANK YOU to Raven!



November 3rd, 2014 | Happy Tails

Hi I adopted Duke on July 3rd and wanted to let you know how well he’s doing. He’s settling in to farm life so well and loves the space!  Here he is going for his daily run in the fields. He says hi to Linzi and everyone!!



November 3rd, 2014 | Happy Tails

I wanted to update you on how Roberto (now Mowgli) is doing. He has adjusted very well into his new forever home. He’s finally gained some weight and recovered from a case of upper respiratory. He’s full of personality and kitty sass. He’s really good with meeting new people and everyone who meets him, loves […]