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504, 2019

A Note from EHS’ New CEO, Liza

By |April 5, 2019|

A Note from EHS’ New CEO, Liza

Like many of you, I have been a lifelong animal lover—right from my very first pet, Fifi the hamster, that I got in grade six. I couldn’t contain my excitement having her join my family after years of asking my parents for a pet.

I’ve experienced that same excited feeling throughout my first week as CEO of the Edmonton Humane Society (EHS). This opportunity is a dream come true for me, and I am thrilled to be a part of such an incredible organization with endless potential to positively impact the people and pets in […]

1203, 2019

News Release: Edmonton Humane Society Announces New CEO

By |March 12, 2019|

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

EDMONTON, AB (March 12, 2019) – The Edmonton Humane Society’s (EHS) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Liza Sunley as Chief Executive Officer.

“There is enormous opportunity for EHS and we couldn’t be happier that Liza is joining our team,” said EHS Board Chair, Summer Bradko. “As we look to the future, we are confident she will guide our dedicated employees and nearly 1,400 volunteers to realize our significant potential and help us become even more effective at what we do best: caring for animals.”

Sunley was previously the Chief Operating Officer […]

1203, 2019

Statement from EHS on City Council’s Approval of Animal Protection Business Model

By |March 12, 2019|

MEDIA STATEMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STATEMENT FROM EHS ON CITY COUNCIL’S APPROVAL OF ANIMAL PROTECTION BUSINESS MODEL

EDMONTON, AB (March 12, 2019) – The Edmonton Humane Society is pleased with City Council’s decision to approve the proposed Edmonton model for animal protection enforcement.

We commend City administration for researching and proposing a model which will ensure enforcement can be conducted seven days a week and believe animal welfare in our city will be better served as a result of this decision. EHS made the difficult decision for our organization to end enforcement after voluntarily providing the service for decades, recognizing that we are not experts […]

2602, 2019

EHS Reminds Pet Owners to Spay and Neuter Their Pets this World Spay Day

By |February 26, 2019|

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY (EHS) REMINDS PET OWNERS TO SPAY AND NEUTER THEIR PETS
THIS WORLD SPAY DAY

Programs such as EHS’ Prevent Another Litter Subsidy (PALS) help to 
address pet overpopulation in the community.

EDMONTON, AB (February 26, 2019) – Today marks World Spay Day, and the Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) is using the opportunity to remind pet owners about the importance of spaying and neutering their pets.

“Beyond preventing a surprise, unwanted litter, there are medical and behavioural benefits to getting your pet spayed or neutered,” says Dr. Disa Boyd, shelter veterinarian at EHS. “The lifespan […]

802, 2019

An Open Letter to Humane Society Supporters and Animal Lovers in our Community

By |February 8, 2019|

An Open Letter to Humane Society Supporters and Animal Lovers in our Community

The following letter was originally published in the Edmonton Journal on February 9, 2019

When I volunteered to become Chair of the Edmonton Humane Society’s Board of Directors last May, it was an easy decision.

As an animal lover myself, I was inspired by the important work the more than 110-year-old not-for-profit does every day, saving lives and giving animals a second chance they may not otherwise have.

The recent decision the Edmonton Humane Society Board made with regards to ending enforcement of the Animal Protection Act was not […]