About Us

We provide education, advocacy, and assist animals in distress.

Humane Society London & Middlesex was established as a non-profit, charitable organization in 1899 and exists to improve the lives of animals in our community by providing temporary shelter and appropriate new families for surrendered, unwanted or cruelly treated animals.

Throughout the years, we have worked tirelessly to assist animals by providing them with a home until they can be adopted into a new family.   We enforce the OSPCA Act and sections of the Criminal Code that are relevant to animal cruelty but we receive no government support at any level. Our ability to support animals in our community is entirely dependent on individual and corporate donations.

Did You Know?

  • All of our work is done through donations. No government funding at any level is allocated to Humane Society London & Middlesex.

  • Humane Society London & Middlesex never euthanizes for space.

  • About 2,000 animals are provided shelter and care (including medical care) by Humane Society London & Middlesex each year.

  • Our Investigation Department responds to more than 1000 reports of animal cruelty every year – removing animals in need and laying criminal charges when warranted.

  • Humane Society London & Middlesex has the sole power to remove animals from homes where they are facing abuse, neglect and abandonment.

  • The 453,000 residents of London-Middlesex and their animals are served by Humane Society London & Middlesex.

  • We provide education to teach individuals of all ages the importance of humane treatment to animals and the responsibility of pet ownership.

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