Oakville & Milton Humane Society

Site: Oakville - Cornwall Rd

Record #: OAK0574
Last Full Update: 21 Dec 2023

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments

Wildlife Service: as of August 1, 2022, the Oakville & Milton Humane Society no longer provides wildlife service in Milton, as this service is now administered by the Town of Milton. If you find an injured, sick or orphaned wild animal in the Town of Milton please call 905-878-7252 ext. 2254, or email bylaw@milton.ca

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-845-1551
After Hours Phone 905-845-1551 Emergency Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Fax 905-845-1973
E-Mail jeffv@omhs.ca
Website omhs.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Roxanne Torbiak, Communications Advisor; Email: roxannet@omhs.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Jackie MacKenzie, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-845-1551 ext 138; Email: jackiem@omhs.ca
Contact Form omhs.ca/contact/

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A registered, charitable organization dedicated to the welfare of animals.

Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established 1936
Primary Executive Jeff Vallentin, Executive Director; Phone: 905-845-1551 ext 124; Email: jeffv@omhs.ca
Funding City / Town - for Animal Control Services only ; Fundraising - special events, third party events, major/planned giving, direct response ; Donations - in memoriam/tribute, corporate and monthly giving ; Fees - for adoptions ; Sale of Goods ; donation of used vehicles
Elections AGM June

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Services include:

  • shelter for lost, injured, or abandoned animals and a lost and found service to reunite lost pets with their owners
  • program for permanent adoption of unclaimed animals from the shelter
  • a foster program for temporary care of animals with special needs
  • issuing of annual dog licences for the Town of Oakville (licences must be obtained within 7 days of becoming a dog owner)
  • Animal Control Services that involve the enforcement of municipal pet bylaws in Oakville only
  • barking complaints are handled by the Town By-law department
  • counseling and assistance, when possible, in dealing with wildlife queries and problems, resource library on wildlife is available
  • educational programs for children
  • cremation services for deceased pets
  • Pet Food Bank (see website for list of locations in Milton and Oakville)
  • Report a Lost Pet

Violence Prevention Program:

  • to help people who find themselves in abusive situations
  • if a person is being abused and decides to leave, but doesn't have a place for their animals, the Shelter will take them on a short-term basis while the person is relocating

Families in Transition Program

  • provides vulnerable at-risk and homeless families with pet sheltering assistance
  • addresses the needs of those families who are in transition by providing temporary foster care, boarding, crating assistance, medical care, materials and food for pets
  • temporary safe care for the pets, or other assistance ensures the family unit can be kept together
  • for further information contact Customer Care Manager at ccmanager@omhs.ca

Barkin' Bin Thrift Store 

  • a thrift store accepting gently used household items for resale and 100% of all proceeds goes to support the animals at OMHS
  • more details here

Office: Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm. Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 11 am-4 pm
Animal Viewing Hours: Mon online only, Tue-Fri 12 noon-6 pm, Sat 12 noon-5 pm, Sun 12 noon-4 pm
Animal Control:  Mon-Sun 24 hours

Areas Served Milton - including Moffat, Brookville and Campbellville ; Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions

Applications for volunteering, adoption, and fostering are available online

Languages English
Fees Service - adoption, cremation, surrenders, return to owner

Site Information

Site Location West side of Longo's
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
445 Cornwall Rd
Oakville, ON L6J 7S8
View Google Map
Intersection Chartwell Rd and Cornwall Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Service animals are allowed on the premises that are open to the public and have no shelter animals in the immediate area. This is for the health and safety of the service animals.

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