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Now what?
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Now what?

A dated exam room. Limited technology. Low resources. And, most concerning – no veterinarian. Humane Society London & Middlesex (HSLM) does not have a vet on staff – and that’s not by choice. When you look across Canada at other humane societies, HSLM is tracking behind. Animal spaces are too small, species rooms can not…

October is RVT month
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October is RVT month

Now in its sixth year, Registered Veterinary Technicians (RVTs) Month seeks to leverage existing partnerships with stakeholders across Canada to extend knowledge of the vital role RVTs play in providing quality animal healthcare to ensure the humane treatment of all animals and protect public safety and interest as well as biosecurity. We’d like to introduce…

A smashing good time
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A smashing good time

Masonville Manor Retirement Residence reached out to us in August to let us know that they had chosen HSLM as the recipient of funds raised through their various initiatives throughout the month of September.  The first fundraising initiative held was the “Pie in the Face” event, where residents could donate $2 in order to launch…

News Release: HSLM piloting adoption process of a prohibited breed dog under BSL (Breed Specific Legislation)
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News Release: HSLM piloting adoption process of a prohibited breed dog under BSL (Breed Specific Legislation)

London, ON (October 6, 2022) – Humane Society London & Middlesex (HSLM) is piloting a new adoption process, which aims to adopt a prohibited breed dog under Breed Specific Legislation (BLS) to someone outside of Ontario, directly from the London, ON facility. Historically, when a prohibited breed dog is surrendered to HSLM, it is transferred…

Needed: More space to run
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Needed: More space to run

Our current limited shelter space does not offer an environment that meets today’s industry standards. Many community members have never stepped foot in the current Clarke Road shelter, and those who have find it eye-opening. There is no denying that the animals at HSLM are provided with the best possible care, given the current limitations. The…

Ivey MBA Social Impact Day
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Ivey MBA Social Impact Day

Ivey Business School MBA students took time out of their busy schedules to give back to the local community for their annual MBA Social Impact Day on August 9. The team at Humane Society London & Middlesex designed a volunteer opportunity that combined hands-on tasks along with a thought-provoking discussion period.  During the discussion portion,…

Gone but not forgotten
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Gone but not forgotten

Shared comfort in the animal community as people paid tribute in the name of their beloved pets who have crossed the rainbow bridge. Over $15,000 raised for shelter pets in the recent Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day appeal. “Our daughter turns 12 tomorrow, August 29th, and this will be her first celebration without Louie. For Emma’s…

200+ patients a day
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200+ patients a day

For 13 years he’s been caring for the most vulnerable animals in our region, and even on the hardest days, he leads through. Meet Matt Truesdale, HSLM’s lead Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). With an average of 230-250 animals in the care of HSLM each day, the role of an RVT at HSLM is most certainly…

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