Cambridge & District Humane Society, Executive Director Michelle Gellatly
Michelle Gellatly has over a decade of leadership experience managing not for profit organizations across Canada. She has an MBA and now manages Animal Control for both the City of Cambridge and Puslinch Township.
Michelle provided a very informative presentation to Rotary Cambridge Sunrise. With a relatively modest team, CDHS provides many services to our community.
  • Lost & Found: reuniting pets with their owners
  • Surrenders
  • Daily care of both Shelter & Pound animals
  • Providing love, compassion to all animals in our care
  • Working with Domestic & Wildlife Rescues
  • Adoptions
  • Emergency Pet Food Bank: this year we’ve helped feed 149 cats, 96 dogs, 4 small animals
  • Spay your Momma Program
  • Emergency Pet Boarding
  • Foster Program
  • Cremation Services
  • Compassion Fund

The CDHS team cares for homeless animals in need of temporary shelter. They look for suitable new homes, and provide education to the community on how to care for their newly adopted pets.

The Cambridge and District Humane Society is a non-profit organization. They are dedicated to protecting and providing shelter to the needy animals of the Cambridge and District community in Ontario, Canada. The Society is completely supported by the generosity of the community it serves. Their animals and organization depends on volunteers and donations in order fulfill their mandate.

The Cambridge & District Humane Society accepts adoptable animals from the Cambridge City Pound, as well as public surrenders. The Society also transfers in animals from many other shelters, pounds and rescue organizations in need.