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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
mother cat and her babies
August 11, 2022 Pre-COVID, the OHS might have had 800 or more animals in our care at any one time. Our shelter capacity is in... Read More
August 4, 2022 Like many charities, the Ottawa Humane Society envisions a future in which we aren’t needed anymore. For us... Read More
chain breaking
July 28, 2022 As Canadians, we generally view our country as the refuge for Black Americans escaping slavery in the U.S.... Read More
OHS staff collage
July 21, 2022 I have enjoyed my 22 years at the Ottawa Humane Society so much, I’m surprised there’s not a line up out... Read More