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An animal in distress or being neglected. This includes animals that are injured, in pain, sick, suffering or abused, or lack proper care, water, food or shelter.

311 (Animal control)

A wild animal in distress, injured or deceased.
A wild or domestic animal roaming on public property.

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An emergency where a life is in immediate danger or distress such as an animal attack or animal in a hot vehicle.

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BRING LOVE & JOY INTO YOUR HOME...
ADOPT A SHELTER PET

1-833-9-ANIMAL

An animal in distress or being neglected. This includes animals that are injured, in pain, sick, suffering or abused, or lack proper care, water, food or shelter.

311 (Animal control)

A wild animal in distress, injured or deceased.
A wild or domestic animal roaming on public property.

911 (Emergency)
An emergency where a life is in immediate danger or distress such as an animal attack or animal in a hot vehicle.

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About Us

The Thunder Bay & District Humane Society is a 100% not-for-profit established as a corporation in 1994; We do not receive any government funding and rely solely on donations, fundraising, and adoption income.

About Us

The Thunder Bay & District Humane Society is a 100% not-for-profit established as a corporation in 1994; We do not receive any government funding and rely solely on donations, fundraising and adoption income.

Pets Of The Week

To view animals available for adoption please visit our adoption page

Tiny

 

Squeaker

Adoption Fees

Adoption Fees:

Adult Dog: $400

Puppy (Under 6 months): $450

Senior Dogs (Over 7 years): $150

Adult Cat: $150

Kitten (Under 6 months): $250

Senior Cats (Over 7 years) $50

** Please note that adoption fees can vary. Please call reception for more information about our animals and their adoption fees! **

Adoption Fees Include:

  • Spay & Neuter of all dogs and cats prior to being adopted. This includes puppies and kittens
  • Deworming
  • Vaccinations (Cats: FVRCP & Rabies, Dogs: DA2PP, Bordetella & Rabies, Puppies & Kittens includes their booster vaccinations done at our clinic at 3 months & 4 months.)
  • Cats/Kittens: Feline Leukemia/FIV combo test
  • Microchip Identification
  • Flea & Mite Treatment
  • 6 weeks FREE pet insurance provided by 24 Hour Petwatch
  • Adoption Starter Kit available at PetSmart (includes a free bag of food and over $450 worth of savings)

* Please note some animals may receive more tests or treatments (this information will be outlined in the medical record you receive for your adopted pet) *

** Licensing will be charged at an additional cost **

Surrendering an Animal

Surrender Fees:

Adult Dog: $200

Senior Dog (+7): $100

Puppy (under 6 months): $25

Adult Cat: $100

Senior Cat (+7): $50

Kitten (under 6 months): $25

Small Animals: $50

Surrendering an Animal:

At the Thunder Bay & District Humane Society, we understand that sometimes things happen that affect your ability to care for your animal(s) & in turn surrender them to the Shelter. With that being said, we need to protect our animals within our shelter and the animals entering. If you are thinking of surrendering your animal to us, please make sure you complete the following:

The animal MUST have proper up to date Veterinarian paperwork. 

The animal will require Veterinarian records within the last 6 months. 

You MUST call us to schedule a meet and greet with the animal.  

* Please note that we will no longer be doing animal surrenders on Saturday & Sundays. You will need to call us at 475-8803 in order to schedule a surrender. Please do not show up at the shelter with an animal, we will no longer be able to assist unless scheduled*

Spay & Neuter

In order to follow social distancing protocols we have decided to only perform spay/neuter procedures on cats until further notice.

Additionally our Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic will likely be closed from July 2020-January 2021 while Dr. Roberts is on maternity leave.

Currently we are scheduling appointments for cats only Monday-Thursday.  Drop off time is 8-9am, pick up time is 3-4pm.

We are scheduling appointments online only at this time and are only allowing for scheduling 2 weeks in advance.

Please read your confirmation email that goes over our social distancing/covid check in/check out procedure.  Please fill out the consent form electronically that is emailed to you prior to your appointment.

Cats:

  • Must be 8 years or younger. Older animals benefit from more in-depth monitoring, preanesthetic bloodwork, and IV fluids which are not something we can provide. If you want to still schedule your cat in that is older than 8 years old this is an option after a conversation with our Veterinarian. You will have to sign a waiver for high risk animals to have this surgery performed.

  • Must be at least 2 pounds or 2 months of age.

  • Animals must be healthy. We do not perform surgeries on animals with medical concerns or those with heart murmurs or a history of seizures.

  • Cats in heat and at any stage of pregnancy (abortion) can be spayed. No additional fees apply. There is an increased risk of surgical/anesthesia complications with this surgery.

  • We recommend that they be up to date on vaccinations but do not require it. Animals that are not vaccinated are at risk of picking up disease while in for surgery.

Costs and Additional Services

Female Cat Spay: $100

Male Cat Neuter: $75

Vaccination/Revolution Package: $25 (FVRCP, Rabies, Revolution treatment)

Microchip: $25

E-Collar: $5

Extra Costs (may apply if the animal has this condition)

Cryptorchid/testicle (testicle not descended): $30

Umbilical Hernia: $30

All costs before HST

 

Foster Parent Program

Foster homes are a necessary component of a successful shelter.

In foster homes animals are provided with socialization, allows space for mother cats/dogs to raise their young, and time for sick or injured animals to heal. Without these foster homes, many of these animals would not survive. Foster homes also free up space within the shelter, which means more lives are saved!

Become a Volunteer

Here at the Thunder Bay & District Humane Society, we have designed a volunteer program that allows our volunteers to contribute in a dedicated and meaningful way. Our volunteers assist TBDHS in providing humane care and protection to all our animals.

These volunteer positions allow for an opportunity to help animals in need, learn what it takes to keep the Thunder Bay & District Humane Society going, and give back to the community. We welcome and encourage committed individuals to apply for the position that best suits you!

Contact Us

BUSINESS HOURS

Weekdays 11 – 6pm

Weekends 11 – 5pm

 

ANIMAL VISITING HOURS

Weekdays 12 – 5:30pm

Weekends 12 – 4:30pm

 

CONTACT

1535 Rosslyn Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6W2

Tel: (807) 475-8803

Fax: (807) 475-4717

Email: info@tbdhs.ca

Charitable No. 89433 0273 RR 0001

 

ANIMAL PROTECTION

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