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12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

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Connecting animals and people

through advocacy, education and community engagement.

Our mission is to enrich the lives of people and companion animals.

The Edmonton Humane Society has been advocating for the welfare of animals since 1907.

As a leader in the advancement of animal welfare, the Edmonton Humane Society enriches the lives of people and companion animals through animal sheltering, programs and services, and community engagement.

About EHS
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Your pet adoption with EHS includes

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Community Impact

  • Adoption Story

Every dog deserves love.

When Sampson came to our shelter, he was in terrible shape. Our team was ready to jump into action to help him get the care and love he needed.

  • Adoption Story

An injured kitten who got a second chance.

When Karl first arrived at the Edmonton Humane Society, he was alone and injured. Thanks to our experienced medical team, he received life-saving surgery that gave him a second chance.

Autumn the Dog
  • Adoption Story

From nervous and scared, to courageous canine.

You know, a lot of things in life are simply luck. Autumn was lucky that kind people fell in love with her.

Help us save lives – donate today.

It takes approximately 7 million dollars to keep the Edmonton Humane Society operational for one year and 40% of these funds come from generous donations made by supporters like you.

Ways to Donate


Animals adopted in 2023


years of advocating for animals


of operation funds come from donors


What’s going on at EHS


Courses & Classes

  • Dog Training Classes

    Join our dog training classes and unleash your pup’s full potential.

    Dog Training Classes
  • Youth Programs & Classes

    Enriching and empowering young minds with our Humane Education classes.

    Youth Programs and Classes
  • Educators & Groups

    Inspiring people of all ages to grow by engaging them with educational programs.

    For Educators and Groups
  • Adult Programs & Classes

    Explore adult programs and classes at our shelter.

    For Adults