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Available for Adoption: Parka

Available for Adoption: Parka

This is Parka. She’s a 7-month-old Mastiff Retriever mix who was surrendered to the HBSPCA along with 3 of her littermates after their owner was unable to find them homes. Parka is a silly, affectionate girl who has a lot to learn. After all, she’s just a pup.  Parka...
Wellness Clinics are a big success!

Wellness Clinics are a big success!

Using a generous grant from PetSmart Charities, we launched our community outreach wellness clinics last year. Overseen by our Medical Director, Dr. Farr, the clinics are run by student veterinarians from the Ontario Veterinary College who provided exams,...
Donor highlight: Margaret Strecker

Donor highlight: Margaret Strecker

In 2006, we met Margaret Strecker for the first time. This animal-loving 4th generation Hamiltonian had heard some disparaging news about HBSPCA and our services. She decided to volunteer her time and talent to see for herself where our organization needed support. It...
Surrendering can be an act of love: Olivia’s story

Surrendering can be an act of love: Olivia’s story

A local woman was gifted a kitten—Olivia —a sweet, rambunctious little feline. Unfortunately, it became clear to her very early on that Olivia was gravely ill and required care that she could not afford to give. With love and hope, this woman surrendered Olivia to the...
New digs for dogs and cats

New digs for dogs and cats

If dogs and cats could dance, there’d be a hoppin’ party in the shelter these days. We’ve just completed some upgrades to our kennels, with love and intention. We also installed 9 cat portals, which turn single cat cages into spiffy new cat condos by adding a...
Meet our new Chief Happiness Officer

Meet our new Chief Happiness Officer

The HBSPCA is proud to introduce you to two very important new team members: Kevin the dog, our new Chief Happiness Officer, and his Executive Assistant Steven the cat. This dog n’ cat duo is responsible for animal joy around here. Having walked in the paws of all of...