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Tick Season

Ticks are small but can be deadly to your furry companion. And due to climate change, the summer of 2023 might be the worst tick season to date. What does this mean for shelter dogs? “This year, dogs in the care of HSLM have been infected with both heartworm and Lyme diseases. Heartworm is spread…

A Second Chance at Life: How Rex Regained His Health
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A Second Chance at Life: How Rex Regained His Health

Meet Rex. This is his success story. When Rex first came to HSLM in December, he was scarily skinny, weighing a shocking 26 pounds. A healthy weight for Rex would be 55-70 pounds. Upon surrender, there were great concerns about kidney failure and what is known as refeeding syndrome which is when there are potential…

Seeking: Foster Volunteers!
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Seeking: Foster Volunteers!

Today at HSLM we have 24 dog kennels – all are regularly full. With over 35 dogs on our list waiting for shelter space, we are asking our community to help. Foster Volunteers can help us in our efforts to help the animals in our community who need us most. By providing a temporary home for…

HSLM now provides animal care and control services for Adelaide-Metcalfe and Southwest Middlesex
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HSLM now provides animal care and control services for Adelaide-Metcalfe and Southwest Middlesex

As of December 1st, 2022, Humane Society London & Middlesex provides animal care and control services for the Township of Adelaide-Metcalfe and the Municipality of Southwest Middlesex. These services include Animal Control By-law enforcement, maintenance of a pound facility, routine patrols, emergency services, statutory animal control officer duties, and other related duties at the request…

Rex’s incredible transformation
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Rex’s incredible transformation

Rex arrived at HSLM with open sores all over his body, and had a staggered and stiff gait. The team knew that Rex would require significant veterinary care. At HSLM, we’re committed to caring for animals like Rex, even when it takes significant resources.  We don’t turn an animal away because of the care they…

Why the wait?
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Why the wait?

On any average day, 4-20 cats are available for adoption at HSLM and over 120 cats are in the shelter waiting to become adoptable.  Why the wait? One factor has the most impact: Our current shelter on Clarke Road, which is over 120 years old, is not able to meet the standards required to have…

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