Meet Your Match in March with the help of Bowzer Box
We are excited to announce that during the month of March every adopted animal will be going home with a Bowzer Box or a Cat Kit! Learn more about Bowzer Box here
The Greater KW Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Excellence Awards
KWHS proudly accepted the Non-Profit award at the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Excellence Awards gala on February 20th. Since 1927, we have been working on behalf of our communities’ lost, abandoned, and stray animals, focusing on finding every adoptable pet a forever home. We believe that Every Animal Deserves a Chance — […]
Registered Veterinary Technician
Join our newly established on-site veterinary team at the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society (KWHS). The KWHS is seeking an experienced full-time Registered Veterinary Technician to be an integral part of caring for the many animals in our care. Strong organizational skills are a must as well as excellent skills in surgery, anesthesia and dentistry. No evening […]
National Cupcake Day
Use your sweet tooth to raise funds for our animal shelter. Monday February 24th is National Cupcake Day. We’re hoping to raise $10,000 – but we need your support. Register today at www.nationalcupcakeday.ca or call Amy at 519-404-0548 for information.
Wiggle Waggle Walkathon
We’ve taken our iconic dog walk back to its beginnings and we want you to come along. Bring your four-legged friends and pledges out to Victoria Park on Sunday, May 25 and get a jump on summer. This popular charity dog walk attracts hundreds of walkers and their dogs in all shapes and sizes, putting […]
Once again Bingeman’s Splash Park will go to the dogs when they host Surf Dogs on Sunday September 7, 2014! Pooches will be able to “hang 20” in the wave pool and strut their stuff in a variety of dog-gone fun activities and contests throughout the day. Bring your furry friend out for a day […]
Every Animal Deserves a Chance
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 […]
Every Animal Deserves a Chance: Reuben’s Story
Every Animal Deserves a Chance: Reuben’s Story This 3 year-old Retriever/Lab mix was found abandoned in May, 2013. Reuben’s whole body was covered in scabs, his eyes had a mild discharge, and there were crusting lesions on his head and neck. A vet exam was completed on May 21 and a plan of care was […]
Leash Free Park OPEN
The lease free park is now open!
2014 KWHS Calendars are here!
Get a jump on your holiday shopping! Order the 2014 KWHS Calendar for all your friends and family, and know that your gift will help animals in your community! Proceeds from our calendar sales support the animals at the KWHS Animal Welfare Centre. You can purchase calendars at the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society for $10. Or […]
ENVIRONMENTAL SCAN SUMMARY
The Animal Welfare Agency South Central Ontario is a new organization formed in July of 2012. The new organization represents the coming together of the Stratford-Perth Humane Society and the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society. The intent of this integration is to enhance the operational capacities, financial viability, educational opportunites that improve the overall geographical area. Click […]
Animal Care Wishlist
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 KMR (kitten milk replacement l Small nursing […]
Challenger Motor Freight Inc.
We would like to say a big thank you to Challenger Motor Freight Inc. for supporting us and our Every Animal Deserves a Chance imitative. Along with a generous monetary donation, the Challenger team made a donation box and collected much needed animal supplies. Thank you, from everyone at the KWHS!
We adore this little guy. He was 2 when we picked him up.
Zuse and Oreo
Hello, I just wanted to inform you that Jack (renamed as Zuse) and Lafitte (renamed Oreo) are doing great! We adopted them both at Smartest on Ira Needles. We first got Zuse in the middle of July 2013. He is such a playful, talkative and a little cuddle bug. After having Zuse for a little […]
We wanted to give you another update on Shelby (Becca). She has really blossomed since our previous email. Sleeps with us (takes over) on the bed, no fear of going on any furniture now. She has even taken to sitting on the side of the tub occasionally when I’m in the shower. Keeping watch on […]
FUNraisers – Marley
Marley turned 6 this year, and celebrated it here at the KWHS! For her birthday she choose to support the animals by donating gift cards, toys and much more! Marley is no stranger to supporting the KWHS, her and her family have also fostered! Thanks so much Marley! Way to go!
Animaniacs Summer Day Camp Director
POSITION: Animaniacs Summer Day Camp Director – Full Time Summer DURATION OF POSITION: May – August 2013 REPORTS TO: Education Manager POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of this job is to plan and implement camp curriculum/activities, and maintain a welcoming and controlled camp environment. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES: Before commencement of camp: • Plan camp itinerary and educational […]
Find Love this Valentine’s Day
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by opening your heart and home to a pet in need. A house is not a home without a pet. Adopt a pet from February 8 to 14 and receive a free gift.
FUNraisers – Quinn
Birthday boy Quinn celebrated his bithday with us at the KWHS! Not only did he and his friends have a great time, but they also brought in several donations for our animals! These supporters brought in everything from food, treats and leashes to gift cards and Canadian Tire money! Wahoo! two paws up!