NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY CHARGES PET STORE OWNER WITH ANIMAL ABANDONMENT Charges follow seizure of large number of animals that took place in February 2018 EDMONTON, AB (August 27, 2018) – On Thursday, August 23, the Edmonton Humane Society’s (EHS) Animal Protection Department laid charges in relation to a seizure of a large number of animals from a pet store located in West Edmonton Mall, which took place earlier this year. Minchaw Menan TOM of Sherwood Park is charged with one count of abandoning animals under section 4.1 of the Animal Protection Act (APA), and one count of permitting or causing an animal to be in distress under section 2.1 of the APA. “This was one of the largest seizures our Animal Protection Officers have conducted,” said Dan Fryer, Director of Animal Health at the Edmonton Humane Society. “Our Officers worked diligently on this investigation, which was unique in that it involved a pet store and a large number and variety of animals, and we are pleased that they have been able to proceed with charges.” EHS Animal Protection Officers seized the animals on February 27 after receiving a concern they had been abandoned. The animals included small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, arachnids and fish. Most of them were adopted at the ‘Clear Our Shelter’ event hosted by EHS in March, which [...]
The Edmonton Humane Society and Animal Care & Control Centre - Edmonton are bringing back MADE for PETS, Edmonton’s market exclusively for pets! This one-of-a-kind event brings together some of the city’s best pet and animal-themed vendors, along with tasty food trucks and fun, interactive activities for animal lovers of all ages. Bring the whole family (furry four-legged members included) to the EHS and ACCC shared campus on Sunday, August 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and explore hand-made treats and toys, custom pet wear, hand-crafted animal themed clothing and accessories, and more! Here's a sneak peak at the vendors we are excited to have joining us at MADE for PETS this year: Albino Bee Studio Belle's Biscuits and Doggie Delites CatMan Cat Furniture Clay Essence Claypot Friends by Tara Coco Napoleon Concrete By Us Dear Dog Treats Houdana Koko & Coco L&M Pet Enrichment Macy's Munchies Merika Crochet Mutt Munch My Brown Dog Old Mountain Company Purrs and Waggs Queen of Polos String'd Designs Tangent's Treats U-Pet Wellness Uptown Pup Co. Your Name Counts We'll also have delcious food on hand from these local food trucks! Tangent's Treats The Cranky Ape Rapscallions Ohana Donuterie Interested in joining us as a vendor? Click here to email us and we will send you an application! Deadline to apply is Sunday, July 1st.