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Brew up some love

April 4th, 2014 | Events

When you adopt a pet in April you can brew up even more love! For the month of April the KWHS has partnered with All Things Tea Inc. to provide each new adopting family with a Tea or Spice sample!


Kitten Shower

April 4th, 2014 | Events, News

With Spring around the corner, the KWHS is excited to announce that we are having a Kitten Shower, and YOU are invited!

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Leash Free Park CLOSED

April 4th, 2014 | News

April 4 2014 – Effective Immediately Please be advised this Leash Free park is closing permanently. KWHS is repurposing this site to provide enhanced programs and services for our community. Other Leash Free Parks can be accessed at: Bechtel Park at 185 Bridge Street W., Waterloo McLennan Park at 901 Ottawa Street, Kitchener Kiwanis Park […]

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Wiggle Waggle Walkathon

April 1st, 2014 | Events

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 […]

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Kitten Shower Wish List

March 25th, 2014 | Events, News

Kitten Shower Wish List KMR powder formula Kitten nursing bottles and nipples Canned pumpkin Canned tuna Fleece blankets and towels Laundry detergent Double diner food and water bowls (preferably stainless steel) Small litter boxes  – 14″ x 10.5″ x 3.5″. 13 x 9″ and 9 x 9″ steel cake pans (make great litter boxes for […]


Refresh Leadership Live

March 17th, 2014 | Events

Registration is now open for this years’ Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast! Visit http://bit.ly/1cr8BhL today! Express will be supporting the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society with proceeds from tickets sold for Refresh Leadership Live.


The Greater KW Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Excellence Awards

February 27th, 2014 | News

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 — […]

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Surf Dogs

January 6th, 2014 | Events

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

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 […]


Every Animal Deserves a Chance: Reuben’s Story

December 23rd, 2013 | News

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 […]

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Animal Care Wishlist

May 10th, 2013 | 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 KMR (kitten milk replacement l Small nursing […]


Penny Lane

March 31st, 2014 | Happy Tails

We adopted Ellie, now Penny from the KW Humane Society on Sunday March 23 – so we have had her just under a week. She is adjusting nicely to her new home and walks around like she owns the place. She loves playing with string and belly scratches, but mostly she loves being the centre […]



March 31st, 2014 | Happy Tails

Hello, We’ve wanted to send an update about Sam (formerly Mitzy) for a while now. We really can’t imagine how bored and lonesome we would be without her! She fit right in the first day we met (June, 2013) and brought her home and she’s been making us laugh ever since. She loves to run […]



March 31st, 2014 | Happy Tails

We adopted Frosty 3 weeks ago. He is loving his new home. It was like he was meant to be here. He has a friend which they are now starting to get along. He feels right a home here. Fits right in with the other pets of the house. Here are a few pics of […]



March 27th, 2014 | Happy Tails

It has been about 1 week since we adopted Lilly (formerly Lady Anne). She has adopted well and has been accepted by our other cats. She is a brave kitty and very curious of the world. She enjoys sleeping alongside us at night. Wouldn`t exchange her for anything!


FUNraisers – Jena

March 24th, 2014 | FUNraisers

Two paws up for Jena who saved $120 from her allowance and donated it to help the animals at the KWHS! Thanks so much Jena!