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Burlington Humane Society

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 Danielle Robinson, Animal Care Supervisor; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Shahana Zaib, 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 April Mraud, President; Email:
Alternate Executive Jolene Regan, Vice President; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - (Registered charity) ; Fees ; Sponsorships, Memberships
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
View Google Map
Intersection Walkers Line and Fairview St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Animal Services ; Donation Drop-off/Pick-up ; Parks, Trails & Gardens
Service Categories Donation Drop Off Points ; Pet Assisted Therapy ; Protective Services for Animals ; Public Parks ~ Animal/Pet Issues ; Thrift Shops

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