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News Release: Local Businesses Step Forward for the Animals
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News Release: Local Businesses Step Forward for the Animals

NEWS RELEASE  June 18, 2024 – LONDON, ONTARIO Local businesses Don-Mor Automotive Group and Don-Mor CARSTAR have stepped forward with a commitment of up to $200,000 to help complete London’s new Old Oak Animal Campus. The businesses have decided to offer the first $100,000 as a matching gift to encourage the community to join them…

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Lifesaving amputation made possible for Emma

Meet Emma. Emma is a 6 month old Vizsla mix who has stolen the hearts of everyone at HSLM.  When Emma arrived at the shelter our team was quick to notice something was wrong with one of her hind legs. Emma was quickly taken to one of our partnering veterinarians, for an emergency exam and…

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April is Heartworm Awareness Month

What is heartworm disease? Heartworm is a serious and potentially fatal disease that can be found in dogs, cats, and other animals. However, it is notably more common in dogs. Heartworm is caused when an animal is bitten by an affected mosquito, allowing for the mosquito to transmit parasitic worms, formally known as Dirofilaria immitis…

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We have a roof!

Drive by 1414 Dundas Street and have a look at our new Old Oak Animal Campus! We’re pleased to share that structural steel has been completed and new trades will be welcomed on site to begin the next phase of development. Plumbing is upcoming and skylights will be installed to offer natural sunlight and a…

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One year in the shelter

April 14th marks the one-year anniversary of Felix being in our care. A sad, but true reality. Felix has been dealing with a unique skin condition that started in October 2022. This skin condition causes itchiness and irritation to the skin. So to ease the pain, Felix resorts to aggressive overgrooming. So much so that…

National Volunteer Week
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National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is celebrated every year from April 14 to 20. The theme for National Volunteer Week 2024 is “Every Moment Matters,” which emphasizes the importance of every volunteer and the valuable contributions they make. This theme perfectly represents the selflessness, dedication, and passion that motivates our amazing volunteers and foster parents who devote their time and efforts to improve the lives of shelter animals.…

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Trixie is in need of a foster

Meet Trixie. This sweet girl is in need of a foster home while our Animal Health Department further examines the sores on her legs and paw. The shelter environment has become a major stress factor for Trixie, and even though our staff members and volunteers do their very best to help her feel more comfortable,…

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Brushing up on canine behaviour skills

Like all animals, canines are complex beings. Staying well-informed on canine behaviours is key to providing a safe sheltering experience for dogs at HSLM, and the humans who interact with them.  HSLM staff and volunteers have been participating in canine training sessions, conducted by members of our staff team who are currently studying in the…

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