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Burlington Humane Society

Site: Burlington

Record #: BTN0097
Last Full Update: 03 Jan 2023

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments

In addition to the animal shelter operated by Burlington Humane Society, there is another operated by City of Burlington, Animal Control

  • for additional help in finding lost pets, Hamilton/Burlington SPCA recommends local lost and found pets website Helping Lost Pets

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-637-7325
Fax 905-637-7391
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
PodCast PodCast:
Twitter Twitter:
YouTube YouTube:
Primary Contact Doug Shirton, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Laura Adams, Animal Care Supervisor; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Cassiana Giardini, Event Planner & Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Contact Form

Agency Information

Description (Agency) Finds homes for animals that are stray or abandoned
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1974
Primary Executive Andrew Mack, President; Email:
Alternate Executive Jolene Regan, Vice President; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - (Registered charity) ; Fees ; Membership fees ; Sponsorships

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Not an affiliate of OSPCA or Hamilton/Burlington SPCA 
Before adoption, all pets:

  • have full medical attention
  • are microchipped  
  • are spayed or neutered

Services include:

  • pet visits to local nursing homes, retirement homes, group homes
  • education program visits to schools and youth groups
  • private dog park, for more information see here

Two thrift shops sell gently used glass, china, clothing, books, etc.

  • The Loft, 740 Griffith Court: Mon-Sat 10 am-4 pm
  • The Attic, 479 John St: Mon-Sat 10 am-4 pm
  • see website for items not accepted
Hours Tue-Sat 10 am-5 pm, call ahead 
Adoption Centre by appointment only once approved to adopt
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up 
Minimum age for volunteers is 15 for feed and clean opportunities and volunteering at fundraising events 
Minimum age is 18 for dog walking, reception and other areas
Application Application and interview required for adoption 
Volunteer and membership applications available on website
Languages English
Fees Membership - annual fee ; Service - adoption

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
740 Griffith Court
Burlington, ON L7L 5R9
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Intersection Walkers Line and Fairview St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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