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Yearly Archives for 2021

Winston Churchill and his dog
December 31, 2021 On the first day of 1942, in the midst of another tremendous global struggle, on a train speeding between... Read More
December 24, 2021 In 1897, Francis Pharcellus Church, an editorial writer for the New York Sun, wrote an iconic response to a... Read More
OHS veterinarian holding an injured cat
December 16, 2021 I’ve been at the office since the onset of the pandemic. I’m just not a work-from-home guy. I’m an... Read More
December 9, 2021 This time of the year, I often think about Christmases when I was a kid. When I was very young, my parents... Read More
December 2, 2021 I am sad to write that last weekend, we made the painful decision to put down our sweet little Siamese cat,... Read More
Owner feeding dog a treat
November 25, 2021 Though the OHS is always here for animals in need, we would rather that the vast majority stay in their homes... Read More
Senior cat looking at camera
November 18, 2021 Know what you are getting. Puppies and kittens change as they grow up. They get bigger and their... Read More
November 11, 2021 Recently, I came across an article about a role dogs held in the First World War that I had not heard of... Read More
The dog is abandoned by its owner in the forest. Back view
October 28, 2021 I have written many times that my twin preoccupations throughout the pandemic have been protecting our staff... Read More
Inside page of legacy donors book.
October 14, 2021 Over the 133 years since its founding, the Ottawa Humane Society has accumulated a large archive to remember... Read More