The Cambridge and District Humane Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and providing shelter and comfort to the needy animals of the Cambridge and District community in Ontario, Canada. The Society is totally supported by the generosity of the community it serves. The Society depends on volunteers to assist in fulfilling its mandate.

The Cambridge and District Humane Society cares for homeless animals in need of temporary shelter. It looks for suitable new homes and provides education to the community on how to care for the newly adopted pet.

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.  For further information on surrendering your animal to the Society please Click Here.

 Introducing Our Shelter Mascots
Marbles & Kevin 

Marbles & Kevin

We would like you to meet our shelter cats Marbles & Kevin.  They love to meet and greet all of our visitors each and every day.  Please stop in to the shelter to say hello!


In Memory of Oscar


August 4th, 1994 - March 6th, 2009
He will forever be in our hearts and memories, what an amazing mascot he was.

About This Website

The Cambridge & District Humane Society website and its sub-sites and pages were initiated, as a public service, by Mason & Yvonne Galganov of Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Site design and maintenance is done by Web Site Design by Galganov, a Galganov & Associates company.

Ongoing hosting services as well as support and maintenance continue to be provided on a no-fee basis by Galganov & Associates.

History: The Cambridge & District Humane Society's first website was established in 1997 in the Galganovs' personal web space.  About one year later, Galganov & Associates built galganov.net which include cambridge.galganov.net and  spca.cambridge.galganov.net. It was during the course of this move that the Humane Society's website was redesigned for the first time.

A short four months later CambridgeWeb.net was established and, with it, spca.CambridgeWeb.net which now serves, on average, over 1,000 visitors every day including some who return to view more pets for adoption and to read stories of adopted pets. Visitors come primarily from Canada but this site enjoys visitors in smaller numbers from over 40 countries around the world.

To celebrate this 10th anniversary @ spca.CambridgeWeb.net and the wonderful success this site has experienced we have launched this newly redesigned website on the 25th of February, 2008.

Enhanced features facilitate users in emailing adoptable pets suggestions to friends or family who they think may be interested in adopting. This feature uses the user's Outlook (or other default) mail program to send these suggestions. You may still send general website referrals through our referral page (users are tracked to prevent abuse).

Easy viewing of adoptable and adopted pets is part of the enhancements. Additionally, timely delivery of information is made possible by Humane Society staff maintaining relevant areas of this website.

We hope you enjoy the experience!

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1650 Dunbar, Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA N1R 8J5 • Tel.: (519) 623-7722 • Fax.: (519) 623-9442
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Cambridge & District Humane Society