TORONTO, June 10, 2011 /CNW/ - The Toronto Humane Society (THS) is
pleased to announce it has received its five-year accreditation from
The College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO).
Over the past year the shelter has passed four inspections - both
spontaneous and scheduled - which have led to the official CVO
approval. These assessments included spot inspections as well as
medical peer and record reviews.
Previously, the shelter operated on a one-year temporary accreditation.
"We are very pleased to have this accreditation in place and are happy
to hear that The College of Veterinarians of Ontario approves of the
way we run our veterinary clinic," says Interim CEO Christopher Barry.
"Our veterinarian staff are extremely knowledgeable and professional.
They exhibit the utmost respect and compassionate care for our
The THS provides high quality care to homeless and surrendered animals
and helps them find forever homes as quickly as possible. Its mission
is to provide expert veterinary care - from emergency support to
chronic and palliative care.
THS is an independently operated humane society that services the needs
of Toronto. Injured and/or ill animals receive veterinary care and
abandoned animals are given safe shelter. Immature and/or injured
animals are placed in foster care until they are old enough and strong
enough to be placed for adoption. The THS receives no government
funding and is operated entirely through private donors and sponsors.
SOURCE Toronto Humane Society
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