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In Memory of an Extraordinary Volunteer
November 17, 1974 to April 18, 2020
It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we share that last week, we received the news that long-time Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) volunteer Sean Beech passed away on April 18, 2020.
Sean was a regular–nearly daily–volunteer at EHS. He was with us for over 15 years and helped in every area of the shelter, from transporting animals to be featured on our weekly segments at Global News, to photographing adoptable cats, walking dogs and assisting at play group, conducting tours, participating in enrichment programs […]
April 8, 2020
Dear EHS Supporters,
Over the past weeks we’ve been humbled by the continued generosity we’ve received from our community. While we are facing our own challenges, we know that all of you are too. Yet every day, we continue to see support through our lottery, monetary gifts, fostering, kind messages, and more.
So on behalf of everyone at EHS and our animals in shelter, we send our heartfelt thanks to all of you for continuing to make our work possible.
COVID-19 Updates from EHS
This page will be updated regularly with information about how EHS is responding to COVID-19 as the situation develops. Please check back regularly.
Have questions on how COVID-19 may impact your pets or looking for resources to support them through this pandemic? See COVID-19 Resources for Pet Guardians
CURRENT STATUS OF PROGRAMS/SERVICES
- Modified – program/service is currently running with changes
- On Hold / Closed – program/service is not yet running
- Cancelled – program/service will not be running in 2020
For details on our phased re-launch, click here.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: SHELTER OPENING DELAYED TODAY DUE TO POWER OUTAGE
Due to a current power outage in our area, the opening of our shelter will be delayed until at least 2 p.m. today, Sunday November 17th. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please check back here for updates.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY RESPONSE TO RECENT CAT SEIZURE
EDMONTON, AB (October 22, 2019) – We were saddened to learn about the recent animal cruelty case which resulted in 39 cats being euthanized at Animal Care & Control Centre (ACCC). Of the remaining cats, we can confirm that four were transferred into EHS’ care on October 4 and 5. Unfortunately, we had to make the difficult decision to euthanize one of the cats for medical reasons as its condition was not improving. The remaining three cats are well enough for re-homing. We cannot comment on their conditions […]