The latest news and announcements from the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society (KWHS).
TONIGHT! “Cat City” Documentary at Princess Cinema
The Princess Cinema will be hosting a screening of Justine Pimlott’s documentary “Cat City” to raise awareness and funds for the region’s homeless cat problem. The event will include a presentation by Jack Kinch, Executive Director of the K-W Humane Society. Come out and support animal welfare in your community! Tuesday, June 4th, 7:00 pm [...]
Notice: Leash Free Park Now Open
The Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society’s leash-free dog park has re-opened as of Monday, May 27th. We thank the community for their patience during the park closure as we completed some necessary grounds-keeping. The leash-free park will be open daily from sunrise to 10:30pm. **Please note that the park will be closed each Wednesday from noon to [...]
Top 10 Reasons to Foster a KWHS Cat/Kitten
(list sent in by current KWHS foster parents) 10. It allows you to do volunteer work in the comfort of your own home. 9. It provides the joy of having a pet in your life without having the financial or long term commitment that permanent pet ownership requires. 8. Though it is always sad to [...]
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 Animal Daily Needs KMR (kitten milk replacement • Small nursing bottles for kittens Non-clumping litter • Carefresh • [...]
A BOGO Event that Keeps on Giving!
You heard it right! Buy One Get One for $10! From May 1 to September 1 our Companion Cat Campaign allows prospective families to adopt one cat at our regular fee and a second for a small administrative fee of only $10. The spring and summer season brings a flood of cats and kittens to [...]
Spotlight on KWHS in Conestoga College Newspaper
A feature on the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society was recently included in Spoke – the newspaper of the Conestoga College journalism program! Check out the full article here.
Building a No-Kill Shelter: Sean Kelly shares his experience in Stratford on Saturday, April 20th. read more …
Sean Kelly, Past President of the Nova Scotia SPCA presents: Building a No-Kill Community Saturday, 20 April 2013 2:00 pm Stratford City Hall Auditorium Animal lovers of all stripes are invited to an informative talk by Sean Kelly, past president of the Nova Scotia SPCA. The NSSPCA is one of Canada’s leading No-Kill [...]
Adoptathon April 19-21 at Pet Valu Locations
The KW Humane Society will be holding an adoptathon this April 19-21. We will be adopting animals out of two Pet Valu Waterloo locations: 720 Westmount Road East Unit 3 347 Erb Street West Waterloo Come by and meet your new forever friend!
More Foster Homes Needed
The Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society is in need of more foster homes for this spring and summer. We are currently looking for foster volunteers to take part in our new Township Cats Program. We are also in need of homes for immature, bottle-feeding kittens and pregnant mother cats. For more information on each program, click on [...]
Hands on Humane Event to Benefit Community
What: A food drive for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region, organized by the youth of our Hands On Humane program. We will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items as well as sealed pet food items When: May 4th, 2013 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Where: the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society – 250 Riverbend [...]