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Sad lonely girl hugging her small dog
March 16, 2023 Recently, the City of Ottawa declared intimate partner violence an epidemic. Domestic abuse and violence not... Read More
Eve, an orphaned kitten who was brought to the OHS this week
May 4, 2023 It’s that time of year when we start to see a rising number of kittens and momma cats who need our help.... Read More
A portrait of James Ito with maneki-neko (beckoning cat) a Japanese figurine which is believed to bring good luck to the owner.
February 9, 2023 I’ve said it before, but Ottawa is full of generous people who care and give to animals in need. There are... Read More
March 31, 2023 You may have heard the news earlier this month that Kiska, the world’s loneliest orca, died after 40 years... Read More
April 13, 2023 I had the honour last week of meeting with shelters, advocates and people who care about animals from all... Read More
Cute dog
February 16, 2023 It’s a question that comes up often: what would make someone surrender their pet to the OHS? Surrender... Read More
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