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Join us virtually for Spook Walk 2020!

You can join in the fun by walking, running or rolling 5km in your neighbourhood while raising money for the animals at Burlington Humane Society! Don’t forget your costume and if you have pets, make sure they get in on the fun too! You can register and fundraise at any time between October 1st and November 7th.

Find out more about Spook Walk now!

COVID-19 and your Pet

Click on the picture to watch information about COVID-19 and your pet.

 COVID-19 Preparedness

Keep at least a two-week supply of pet food and water for your pets, as well as any medication they may need and a travel crate properly labeled with your pet’s name and your contact information.

Identify trusted family or friends who can care for your pets: Have at least three options lined up in case they become sick or hospitalized. Ensure you have spoken with these individuals before you consider them as an option.

Include your name and contact information, your pet’s feeding schedule, any medical conditions and treatment instructions. Document your pet’s vaccination status, and list the contact information for your veterinarian.

Fill out your Pet Information Sheet.

Necessary Precautions

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and taking action to help protect the health and safety of our guests, volunteers and staff.  In an abundance of caution, we are suspending all walk-in guests into Burlington Humane.

Our second hand stores; The Loft and The Attic, unfortunately are temporarily closed until further notice. Our Pet Therapy program has also been temporarily suspended.

New Adoption Procedures

If you would like to adopt an animal, please complete our online Adoption Application. 

***Currently we are overwhelmed with adoption applications for our animals.  We have temporarily suspended applications.  Cat adoption applications will open up again on September 15.   If you are interested in adoption, please return at that time to fill in a cat adoption application.  The link will be found here.  You can still keep track of animals available for adoption on our YouTube channel, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.  We will post dog adoption applications when we have dogs available for adoption.***

Once submitted, our Adoption Counselor will contact you by phone and ask you a few questions.

If you are approved to adopt, they will schedule an appointment with you to come in and look at our available animals. 

** If you are interested in a cat, please check our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube pages featuring videos of available cats for more information on each cat’s personality and needs.  When you have an appointment to meet our animals, please come with two or three cats in mind to meet.  You can then meet those specific cats so you can make your own judgement on their personalities. Please also continually check the website before your appointment to ensure the cat you want to meet is still available for adoption. **


Cat Adoption Application


Please note that all animals available for adoption are listed on our website.




Make your Amazon Purchase Count.  Click on the link below to be taken to  Every purchase through this link will benefit Burlington Humane.  Your personal purchase will help all the animals at Burlington Humane

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Or you can make a purchase from Burilngton Humane’s Wishlist and have them delivered directly to BHS.  During checkout, enter our address as the delivery location: 740 Griffith Court, Burlington, ON, L7L 5R9.  This is great for our hard to find items and things that we would love to have in general for the shelter.  We appreciate every item purchased and donated!

Click Here to go directly to Burlington Humane’s Wishlist on