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Yearly Archives for 2022

October 20, 2022 Julie Laporte worked at the Ottawa Humane Society as a veterinary assistant beginning in 2004. She worked... Read More
October 13, 2022 In 2004, leaders in animal welfare came together to find common ground in what was a divided sector. Their... Read More
October 6, 2022 I was taking a walk around the shelter the other day and looking in at the animals in our care. It’s easy... Read More
September 29, 2022 When I began working at the Ottawa Humane Society 22 years ago and for quite a few years after, the board,... Read More
small orange kitten with ocular discharge
September 22, 2022 I learned a sad lesson many years ago. A man surrendered two beautiful Borzois — a pretty unusual event at... Read More
wiggle waggle race
September 15, 2022 The OHS Wiggle Waggle Walk & Run is a lot of wonderful things: a great day out, a fun time with your... Read More
adoption celebration photo, man holding dog in his arms and lady smiling next to them
September 8, 2022 Like everyone else, the Ottawa Humane Society had to adapt and change on the fly throughout the public health... Read More
two men installing bird safe windows
September 1, 2022 Today is a happy day for me. Film is being installed on the windows at the OHS. I know that sounds pretty... Read More
August 25, 2022 We’re so excited. We are just a month away from the Wiggle Waggle Walk & Run. It’s been three long... Read More
multiple animal advocate articles in a collage
August 19, 2022 Many people have asked me over the years, “What is the difference between a humane society and an SPCA?”... Read More