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1608, 2019

News Release: Dogs & Puppies From Recent Animal Protection Case Places In Quarantine As A Precaution

By |August 16, 2019|

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DOGS AND PUPPIES FROM RECENT ANIMAL PROTECTION CASE PLACED IN QUARANTINE AS A PRECAUTION

EDMONTON, AB (August 16, 2019) – The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) has placed the Havanese dogs and puppies who were involved in a recent animal protection case in quarantine. The decision comes after EHS was notified on Wednesday that one of the dogs from the case, who had been transferred to another organization, has been showing symptoms of canine distemper.

“We have the dogs in quarantine out of an abundance of caution” said Catherine Stevenson, Director of Operations at the Edmonton Humane Society. […]

908, 2019

News Release: Dogs & Puppies From Recent Animal Protection Case Begin Transfer to EHS

By |August 9, 2019|

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DOGS AND PUPPIES FROM RECENT ANIMAL PROTECTION CASE BEGIN
TRANSFER TO EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY

The transfer is the next step towards new homes for
the 72 dogs and puppies seized.

EDMONTON, AB (August 9, 2019) – The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) has started accepting dogs and puppies who were a part of the large seizure conducted by the City of Edmonton’s Animal Care & Control Centre (ACCC) last week. The transfer is the next step for the dogs on their way to eventually be re-homed.  puppy-examined-by-ehs-medical-staff

“We are thankful to […]

706, 2019

Adoption Update: Dakota the Dog

By |June 7, 2019|

Adopting a shelter or rescue pet can have its challenges, especially when their history is unknown. However, the rewards can be more than we ever imagined. Recently we received this incredible update from the family of EHS pet Dakota, who was adopted from us six years ago…

“For anyone on the fence about adopting listen up… now I really liked the idea of adopting a dog, but was not really up for it. The wife and kids really wanted a dog and kinda suckered me into going down to the Edmonton Humane Society to take a look around. There she […]

306, 2019

Update: Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) Remains Prepared

By |June 3, 2019|

EDMONTON, AB (June 3, 2019) – EHS remains prepared and on alert to mobilize in response to wildfire evacuations in Northern Alberta.

EHS remains committed to playing a role in supporting individuals and their companion animals as well as animals displaced by the crisis should the need arise.

“We are grateful that a full scale evacuation has not been called,” says Catherine Stevenson, Director of Shelter Operations. “Our concern is always the impact on the community and animals in care as well as those that may be displaced. We will continue to monitor the situation and stay in touch with our partners […]

3105, 2019

Media Advisory: Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) Working With Community Partners to Prepare for Northern Evacuation

By |May 31, 2019|

EDMONTON, AB (May 31, 2019) – The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) is working with community partners in Edmonton to mobilize and prepare for an evacuation order due to the wildfires in Northern Alberta.

EHS will provide regular updates as to our role in supporting individuals and their companion animals as well as animals displaced by the crisis.

EHS’ Shelter will be accepting stray animals affected by the wildfires and providing needed supplies to individuals who are evacuating to Edmonton as well as to rescue organizations who have identified a need and are mobilized in the affected areas. Individuals and organizations requiring assistance […]