Monthly Archives: November 2021

Double Your Impact This #GivingTuesday

Join Us This #GivingTuesday This upcoming Tuesday, November 29, the Edmonton Humane Society is joining the global #GivingTuesday movement. On this day only, your gift will have double the impact, thanks to generous matching donations from our friends at Champion Petfoods. UPDATE: This #GivingTuesdayCA we asked you to help us raise $30,000 for animals in need, and thanks to you, we more than TRIPLED our goal! With your support, and the help of our friends at Champion Petfoods and the Edmonton Community Foundation, we raised over $105,000. Incredible! Your support on #GivingTuesday - and every day - helps keep homeless animals safe and warm, brings joy to the families who adopt them, and supports the human-animal bond. We are incredibly grateful for your generosity and kindness. THANK YOU! Every $1 donated on Tuesday, November 29 will become $2, with Champion Petfoods matching all gifts up to $10,000. That means your $10 becomes $20, $100 becomes $200, and $500 becomes $1,000... Each and every day homeless, neglected and abandoned companion animals enter our doors in need of a warm, safe space and compassionate care until they can find their new families. By making a gift this #GivingTuesday, the difference you make in [...]

By |2022-11-24T10:25:26-07:00November 24, 2021|

EHS Supports EPS’ Announcement of Animal Cruelty Investigation Unit

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY SUPPORTS EPS’ ANNOUNCEMENT OF ANIMAL CRUELTY INVESTIGATION UNIT EDMONTON, AB (November 23, 2021) – The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) is thrilled to learn today that the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) has launched an Animal Cruelty Investigation Unit. EHS wholeheartedly supports the move by EPS to have a dedicated unit for investigating concerns of animal cruelty. Animal abuse persists in our community, and we see first-hand in our work caring for animals the unfortunate lasting effects that it can have on the those involved. It is critical that these cases be attended to by law enforcement professionals both for the protection of animals as well as people. The evidence of the violence link between harm towards animals and people is undeniable, and with focused, timely attention on these cases by EPS the lives of both animals and people will be saved. We are proud to be in a community with a police service that recognizes the importance of the violence link and applaud EPS for their steps to address it with this new investigation unit. We look forward to continuing working with Const. Ilka Cunningham, Const. Ted Dyck, the newly formed ACIU team, as well as our partners at the City of Edmonton’s Animal Care & Control Centre to provide our services in whatever way we can [...]

By |2021-11-24T21:09:21-07:00November 23, 2021|