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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 Community Educator

September 30th, 2014 | Job Opportunities

Attention Educators in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Stratford, and surrounding areas! Position Title: Part-Time Community Educator (covering a maternity leave) AWASCO (The Kitchener-Waterloo and North Waterloo Humane Society, and Stratford-Perth Humane Society) is seeking a mature teacher to join our Education Department team as Part-Time Community Educators.  The successful candidate will love both children and animals and […]


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 […]


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 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 […]



October 15th, 2014 | Happy Tails

Hey guys! It’s Sarah and family, we adopted Mellie about 4 months ago she will be a year in November. We love her to death she has come so far! Everybody in town loves her and thinks she is the most unique dog. I’m so happy with our decision of rescuing a dog apposed to […]



October 15th, 2014 | Happy Tails

Our little furrbaby, Sampson, was adopted just over a year ago from the KW humane society. When we first brought him home, we had a really rough start. Not only did he have a chipped tooth and both worms and fleas, he was also constantly hissing, hiding under beds, not eating, etc. We definitely did […]

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The Co-operators – Julia White and Associates

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