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Ottawa Humane Society

Site: Ottawa - Hunt Club Rd W

Service: Brightening Lives Animal Visits

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Names
Alternate Name OCR ; OHS
Former Name Companion Animal Programme
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
245 West Hunt Club Rd
Ottawa, ON K2E 1A6
 
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Intersection Prince of Wales Dr and W Hunt Club Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Designed to bring companionship to the isolated members of the community * volunteers take either their owned animals or Ottawa Humane Society approved animals to hospitals, retirement residences and other long-term care facilities where they meet and interact with the residents
Hours Mon-Thu, Sep-May * some special visits during summer months
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Volunteers 18 years and older must have their own suitable visiting cat or dog * the animal must be evaluated by an OHS temperament evaluator and meet temperament criteria * driver's license and criminal records check are mandatory
Application Complete application available on website and return by email or fax * ensure you specify the program and shift you are applying for * following a successful interview, volunteers will be asked to submit a Criminal Record Check and attend a scheduled orientation
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Pet Assisted Therapy ; Pet Assisted Therapy ~ Nursing Facility Residents ; Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-725-3166 ext 264
Fax 613-725-5674
E-Mail volunteering@ottawahumane.ca
Website www.ottawahumane.ca
Social Media Blogger Facebook Flickr Instagram Twitter
Other Details
Established 1986
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 123264715 RR0001 ; Fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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