Peterborough Humane Society

A 385 Lansdowne St. E., Peterborough, ON K9L 2A3 shelter helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and/or fish.

Pets at Peterborough Humane Society

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female


Male, Adult, Special Needs


Female, Adult
Great Pyrenees / Australian Shepherd


Male, Adult
Domestic Shorthair


Female, Adult
Mexican Hairless


Female, Young
Labrador Retriever


Female, Adult
Siberian Husky


Male, Young
Domestic Shorthair


Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair


Male, Young
Boxer / Mastiff

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1 - 9 of 9 Adoptable Pets at This Shelter

Areas Peterborough Humane Society Serves

Peterborough County
Peterborough City
Twp. Selwyn (agents, impound)
Twp. Douro/Dummer (agents, impound)
Twp. Trent Lakes (agents, impound)
Curve Lake (impound)
Cavan Millbrook (impound)
Asphodel/Norwood (impound)

Peterborough Humane Society's Adoption Process

1. Submit Application

View our website for our latest adoption processes and available animals and then submit an application if you see an animal of interest.

2. Approve Application

Applications are screened to find the best match for the adoptable animals.

3. Interview

Successful applicants will be called for a phone interview.

4. Meet the Pet

Set an appointment to come to the shelter for a meet and greet and to complete the adoption.

Our Adoption Centre is currently closed to the public, but we have implemented a limited contact adoption process.

Due to COVID-19, Peterborough Humane Society has introduced a low contact adoption process. Please read through the adoption guidelines outlined below prior to reaching out to us to help keep you and our team safe.

Note: We are only accepting applications or inquiries for the animals showcased below. ALL adoption inquiries must be sent to

About Peterborough Humane Society

Peterborough Humane Society's Mission is to advocate for the welfare of animals by improving their lives, alleviating suffering, rescuing, providing shelter, healing, facilitating adoption, and reducing pet overpopulation.

Come Meet Peterborough Humane Society's Pets

385 Lansdowne St. E.
Peterborough, ON K9L 2A3
Monday - Saturday 10am-4pm

Peterborough Humane Society's Adopted Pets

See Adopted Pets List

Make a donation to Peterborough Humane Society to help homeless pets find homes