Keeping in Touch With You
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December 2020

Volunteer Vet
Welcome Back, Volunteer Vets!
While we cannot wait to have all of you back, we want to let you know that we have reintroduced another specific set of volunteers. Our volunteer vets.

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Training with Dog
Fear Free Training
Are you looking to expand your knowledge in progressive shelter, rescue and animal welfare practices? The OHS is extending registration for the Fear Free Shelter Program to OHS volunteers!

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Eleanor with Santa
Eleanor Prowse
We wanted to take this time to recognize Eleanor Prowse for her 35 years as a volunteer at the OHS! Eleanor is our longest-standing volunteer and she has provided some wonderful memories of her 35 years for us to enjoy.

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Winking dog
Caring for the Special Ones
We are grateful for our foster volunteers' resolute commitment to the animals, taking in and caring for almost 800 dogs and cats since mid-March. The sad reality is, though, even more animals need our help — especially animals that desperately need the care that only a foster home can provide.

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Christmas tree
Zoom Holiday Paw-ty
On Dec. 15 the OHS held its first ever virtual holiday event! The event was a success with a great turnout! President & CEO, Bruce Roney, thanked the volunteers and provided an update on OHS operations. After the information, the party concluded with a fun game of trivia and prizes. Thank you to the volunteers for making the Holiday Paw-ty a howling success!

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Elvis and Jingle
Miss Working with the Animals?
As a volunteer, you've donated your precious time to save Ottawa's animals. You know first-hand that providing essential care for the animals relies on PAW monthly donations from our extraordinary donors.

We know that you’ve missed working with the animals, but you can make an even bigger impact by becoming a PAW monthly hero. Will you sign up today to help every animal in need of a second chance this holiday season?

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