Learn about our

limited contact

adoption process

Our new Peterborough
Animal Care Centre
will set a new standard
for animal welfare in Canada

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While the shelter remains closed to the public, PHS will continue to provide the necessary services to support the animals in our care while serving our community members safely & effectively.
* ANIMAL CARE: We’ll continue to provide the essential care, socialization and medical support to the animals in our care.
* ADOPTIONS: Limited contact adoptions process will continue by appointment only (please visit https://peterboroughhumanesociety.ca/what-we-do/adopt/ for full details).
* LICENSING: Community members are encouraged to utilize our online platforms to assist with licensing renewals and purchases. Should you prefer to complete this over the phone, please call 705-745-4722 ext. 206 (Licensing link: https://peterboroughhumanesociety.ca/what-we-do/licensing/).
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From Our Supporters

Thank you for helping us

Thank you for helping us find Vinnie and for all that you do for all the babies out there that are searching for their forever homes.

Leigh Anne Vitarelli
Keep up the good work at the Humane Society

Keep up the good work at the Humane Society.

Donna McGilvray
Pip is settling in just fine

Pip is settling in just fine in his new environment, home and I encourage others to give animals to second chance.

Peter O’Dette
Thank You for taking care

Thank you taking care of the animals during this time. I am a healthcare professional working and my wonderful pet gives me such strength.

Catherine Green
You do such incredible work

You do such incredible work for the animals. They love you for it and so do we.

Nancy Willis Thomson
Thank You for taking care of all the animals

Thank you for taking care of all the animals. They are so very important in our lives. Bless You for doing this wonderful gesture.

Dan Schifano

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