Tails of Love

February 11, 2024

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Valentine themed cat

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The OHS invites you to our “Tails of Love” Event! Our entire team will be highlighting the heartwarming stories of the animals in our care, so everyone can see the love they give to us everyday. Bring the kids for our Make-Your-Own Card station, Valentine Crafts for the Animals, Story Time with the Princesses, and to meet some of our sweetest animals!

This exciting event will be held on Sunday, Feb. 11 from 1 to 4:00 p.m.

Tickets are $2 per person or $5 per family (up to 3 kids). Tickets can be purchased in advance or on-site on the day of the event. Tickets are non-refundable.

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Tails of Love activities will include:

  • Tails of Love Event Passport
  • Princess Meet & Greet
  • Princess Storytime
  • Messages of Love Foster Bag Decorating
  • Valentines Day Craft Table
  • Auxiliary Group Craft Sale
  • Adoption centre viewing (cat gallery, rabbitat, dog pods)
  • Kid and Youth Drawing Contest (Kids Ages 4-6, Kids Ages 7-10, Youth Ages 11-16)
  • Learn how to greet a dog with one of the OHS Program Dogs
  • Face Painting
  • Book Signing with FBR Investigations Author Erin Ritchie
  • And more!


The OHS will be collecting in-kind donations during the event. Some of the items we currently need are:

  • Hard-sided small animal carriers
  • Craft Supplies (New or Gently Used)
  • New/Gently Used Enrichment Toys (Small Animal, Cat, and Dog)
  • New Stuffed and Squeaky Toys
  • Sealed Treats (dog, cat, and small animal)
  • Giggleballs
  • Kong Wobblers
  • New 6-7 kg bags/containers of cat litter
  • Sealed Bags of Animal Food
  • Childrens Board Games (New or Gently Used)

For more information, contact Coordinator: Outreach by email at education@ottawahumane.ca or by phone at 613-725-3166, ext. 204.