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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 […]

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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 • Target • Pet Stores• Home Depot We also accept Canadian Tire money Animal Daily Needs Royal Canin Babycat Milk • Small nursing […]


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 […]



December 17th, 2014 | Happy Tails

Hi guys! Just a quick update of Shamus because today exactly 3 months ago he came with us! Never regretted one minute or moment!  As you can see on the photo I am sending, he developed huge! Outside and special inside!   In the meantime I can tell I a joined „Standard poodle in Need”, short […]



December 17th, 2014 | Happy Tails

I just needed to say, “thank you, thank you & thank you” for Jack (Knight, the black kitty that’s missing an eye)!!   He has changed my life!  I feel that a void has been filled in my heart.  He is the most wonderful cat and I love him like a child.     I had them (my existing female cats, both fixed/declawed, ages […]



December 17th, 2014 | Happy Tails

When we saw Bubs (formerly Kiko) it was love at first sight – he was the most unique cat we had ever seen. When we got him back in September, he immediately made himself right at home and made sure everyone knew he was King of the apartment. Despite his intimidating stature and speed (he […]



December 17th, 2014 | Happy Tails

I adopted Ellie (previously named Christine) a year ago. She was almost two years old at the time and I believe she was brought in as a stray with kittens. A few months prior to that I had lost my very special cat Meeko who I had for about 13 years. I also have another […]

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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 […]