Memberships, Associations and Collaborations
City of Ottawa and Bylaw and Regulatory Services
The Ottawa Humane Society provides municipal animal sheltering services under a purchase of service agreement with the City of Ottawa. The OHS and the city collaborate on a variety of local animal welfare issues, such as animal care and control, pet shop and kennel licensing and the regulation of animals in entertainment.
The Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre
Wild Bird Care Centre is the only rehabilitation centre exclusively dedicated to wild birds. They play an important role in supporting conservation by providing care to the thousands of birds admitted each year, many of which are endangered or threatened.
The Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
The Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary treats and cares for injured or orphaned wild mammals and reptiles until they are healthy enough to be returned to the wild, and offers advice on co-existing peacefully with wildlife, and preventing or solving wildlife conflicts using humane, cost-effective ways.
Association of Animal Shelter Administrators of Ontario
The Association of Animal Shelter Administrators of Ontario (AASAO) is an affiliation of professionals committed to excellence in the management and operation of animal care, control and welfare organizations.
The Ontario Shelter Medicine Association
The Ontario Shelter Medicine Association is an association of veterinary medical professionals working in animal shelters, involved with animal shelters or rescues, or with an interest in sheltering… promote networking among shelter medicine professionals, work co-operatively with other sheltering and veterinary organizations, and work towards a national shelter medicine organization for Canada.
The Ontario Animal Welfare Network (OAWN)
The Ontario Animal Welfare Network (OAWN) is a network comprised of Ontario’s leading humane societies and SPCAs and is dedicated to the pursuit of animal welfare across the province.
Humane Canada is Canada’s federation of SPCAs and humane societies. They bring together organizations that work with and care for animals to end animal cruelty, improve animal protection and promote the humane treatment of all animals.
Imagine Canada works to bolster the charities, nonprofits and social entrepreneurs that build, enrich and define our nation and the communities they support around the globe.
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement develops strong leaders, promotes standards of practice, and cultivates collaboration to advance the animal welfare profession with a unified voice.