Our Pet Project

The campaign for a new Peterborough Humane Society

A Canadian First, this innovative Centre is three programs under one roof. A high-volume, low-cost Spay and Neuter Clinic, a cutting-edge Dog Rehabilitation Centre and an Education and Adoption Centre.

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New Animal Care Centre

While the current site has served Peterborough and Peterborough County well for the last 60+ years, we have outgrown the space as we are caring for more animals than ever before. In the new, purpose-built facility animals will have more room and will experience less noise and stress, thereby reducing anxiety and setting them up for a greater opportunity to meet and match with their perfect family.


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Our New Care Centre will help more pets get & stay healthy; find their perfect people and continue the cycle of health and happiness together. This will help make the community happier and healthier by bringing new jobs, national attention and new resources to the City of Peterborough, Peterborough County, the surrounding region and beyond for generations to come.

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At the Peterborough Humane Society we facilitate adoptions to help dogs, cats and small animals match with their perfect family and find their forever home.

Last year we facilitated nearly 1,000 adoptions! We provide shelter and care for over 1,500 lost, injured, abandoned and abused animals each year.


Lakefield-Based Instagram Sensation Owen The Griff Raises $20,660 For Our Pet Project Campaign

Lakefield-based Instagram sensation, Owen the Griff, has raised $20,660 for Our Pet Project, the campaign to build the new Peterborough Animal Care Centre, through a recent crowdfunding campaign.

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Mortons Donate $25K to Peterborough Humane Society

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A Peterborough couple has donated $25,000 to the Peterborough Humane Society’s Our Pet Project Campaign.

David and Patricia Morton made the donation to help the society build its new Peterborough Animal Care Centre, which will house the society’s adoption and education centre, a spay and neuter clinic and a provincial dog rehabilitation centre, in addition to the society’s offices.

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Hear what our supporters have to say

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“The new Centre will touch many lives, not only in our community, but regionally and provincially. It’s a direct result of what can be accomplished on behalf of animals and communities when organizations work together. The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a valuable partner in this integrated approach to providing animal welfare services”

Chris White
Board Member & Campaign Chair, Peterborough Humane Society

“Peterborough loves its pets. The Peterborough Humane Society’s new animal care centre will be another example of why we are ranked among the Top 1 pet friendly communities in Canada. A First in Canada, we look forward to sharing what we learn; collaborating with other animal care organizations and being a leader in caring and advocating for animals. My family and I are proud to call this Our Pet Project”

Nicole Truman
Board Chair, Peterborough Humane Society

“Gussy makes me feel happy and joyful and makes me feel better when I am not well. She lays with me and makes things better. She is my best friend.”

Rylee Morey, 7
Daughter of Shawn Morey, Executive Director, Peterborough Humane Society

Contact Us

Peterborough Humane Society
385 Lansdowne Street East
Peterborough, ON K9L 2A3  

Phone (705) 760-4451
Fax (705) 745-9770
Email a.tindale@ptbohs.com
Emergency (705) 745-4722
Charitable# 11925 1056 RR0001

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