Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

250 Riverbend Drive
Kitchener ON  N2B 2E9

Phone: 519-745-5615

Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

OUR VALUES

To provide a safe haven for animals in need.

To share our vision with the public concerning the humane treatment, care and protection of all animals.

To ensure all animals within our care are treated with respect and compassion.

To identify and serve community needs for animal companionship.

Our KWHS Animal Welfare Centre has a HUGE assortment of cats and kittens just waiting to find forever homes. Our goal is to find the best possible home for each of our pets and in the interest of both pets and adopters, we reserve the right to select the most appropriate home. To ensure the best possible match, the KWHS asks that all members of the family be present for the adoption visit.

Due to the large number of potential adopters that visit our shelter daily, we are not able to accept applications by phone, fax or email. Once an application has been approved through a one-on-one interview at our centre, pets can only be held to allow adopters to prepare their homes, purchase supplies etc.

We ask anyone interested in adopting to book an appointment to meet with one of our adoption counselors. It is our goal to provide you with expert efficient service. Walk-ins are still welcome but please be aware that you may be have a 10-20 minute wait due to the large number of adoptions we complete each month. Appointments are strongly suggested.

Please call 519-745-5615 Ext 226 or email Christine.lishman@kwhumane.com to book your appointment today.

Our adoptable pets pages feature animals from KWHS and Stratford-Perth Humane Society. If you wish further information on SPHS pets, please contact them directly at 519-273-6600.

The KWHS is contracted by Kitchener & Waterloo to perform animal control activities and to enforce by-laws.We reunite families with stray pets, find new homes for pets, and care for the stray animals of Kitchener-Waterloo.

SAVING LIVES SINCE 1927

The Kitchener-Waterloo & North Waterloo Humane Society is one of the largest Humane Societies in Ontario serving one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas. Over 18,000 square feet of space allows us to care for 62 dogs, 165 cats and an assortment of birds, small mammals and reptiles. The KWHS provides humane education, law enforcement, and sheltering of animals in this community. We do not receive any government funding.

SERVICES

The Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society provides many services to the community, from reuniting lost pets with their owners and finding new homes for abandoned animals, to investigating cases of animal cruelty. Our aim is to meet all of our commun

We are the leader in animal welfare in our communities focusing on the responsible treatment of animals through education, care, advocacy, and compliance.

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Business Information


Founded: 1927
Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Animal Shelter, Non-Profit Organization

Hours

Mon: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm



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Past Events

KW Humane Society Fundraiser

KW Humane Society Fundraiser
06:30 pm - 03 May 2018

At Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

Get creative while raising money for the animals at the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society! We will have stencils available for the animal in the painting, and you...

National Cupcake Day!

National Cupcake Day!
11:00 am - 26 February 2018

At Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

Come into our Centre between Feb. 26 and March 2nd where we will be 'baking' a difference, one cupcake at a time! Make a sweet donation and enjoy a delicious cupcake...

Wiggle Waggle Walkathon

Wiggle Waggle Walkathon
10:00 am - 28 May 2017

At Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

This year's Wiggle Waggle Walkathon fundraiser on May 28th is packed with all kinds of fun! Bring your favourite canine for a beautiful walk in support of the homeless...

2017 Wiggle Waggle Walkathon

2017 Wiggle Waggle Walkathon
10:00 am - 28 May 2017

At Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

This year’s Wiggle Waggle Walkathon is packed with all kinds of fun: • A beautiful fundraising walk ending on the grounds of the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane...

Kitchener/Waterloo Humane Society Fundraiser

Kitchener/Waterloo Humane Society Fundraiser
09:30 am - 28 May 2017

At Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

Humane Society Fundraiser Event. Tiffany & Siobhan will be doing small tattoos from a selected flash sheet. $40 - $60. Half of the proceeds for the fundraiser will...

Pop Up Cocktail Party - Fundraiser for KW Humane Society

Pop Up Cocktail Party - Fundraiser for KW Humane Society
06:00 pm - 23 March 2017

At Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

Join us on March 23rd at 6:00pm for a cocktail party with live Flamenco Guitarists and a variety of food stations to choose from throughout the night. This event...

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