Good News Stories

Meet Sasha

How could trouble look so cute?! This bundle of energy came to the HBSPCA from an affiliate rescue group with her mom and three sisters when she was just a newborn pup. This group was just one of the many animals who benefit from the time and talents of dedicated volunteer foster families at the ... [read more]

Meet Fantasia

Not very often is there a kitten who stays longer than a few days at the HBSPCA shelter. When we refer to “long term stay” animals, they are almost always seniors. But sweet “Fantasia” had a bit of a wait ahead of her. Fantasia came to us when she was just 8 months old from ... [read more]

Meet Thomas

Sometimes imperfect is perfect! In 2012 an HBSPCA foster family was caring for a pregnant cat in their home. Thomas was among the three kittens born – but he was quite different. Thomas was born with a deformity in both of his front legs. Already off to a rough start, Thomas’ mother rejected her kittens ... [read more]

Meet Bear

On a cold February 2014 day, 10 dogs were removed from a home and taken into custodial care at the HBSPCA. The dogs had all experienced severe neglect and had been largely confined to the house. They were afraid of people and they required veterinary care for various medical issues, including dentistry, deworming and flea ... [read more]

Meet Stash & Winston

Stash and Winston could not look more different – but they have a lot in common! These two beauties were both rescued from Hamilton Animal Services and brought to the HBSPCA a year apart. Stash came to the HBSPCA in February 2012 and following a routine neuter, microchipping and vaccinations, he was placed in foster ... [read more]