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1104, 2024

Our CEO Reflects on 5 Years at EHS

By |April 11, 2024|

Last week, I celebrated my 5-year anniversary at the Edmonton Humane Society (EHS). Looking back on the last five years, there is so much to reflect on and be proud of.

When I joined EHS as CEO, one of my priorities was to create a new strategic plan. I loved this process as I was able to engage with our community and staff to gather their feedback, allowing us to build a foundation on which EHS could grow. Within the strategic plan, we completed several new projects to help us achieve operational excellence, including a risk management framework, which has helped […]

103, 2024

Navigating Easter Safety with Pets

By |March 1, 2024|

Spring is in the air! Easter is a fun-filled time when family assembles, flowers begin to bloom, and treats are consumed. Some favourite childhood memories include creeping down the stairs early in the morning to an Easter egg hunt and an Easter basket filled with goodies, including chocolate bunnies, eggs, and candy, laying on a bed of crinkle paper and wrapped in a beautiful basket covered in glittery foil paper. Sounds like the perfect Easter, doesn’t it?

But what about the furry companions in our lives? How can they partake in Easter celebrations while also being safe? This blog post will […]

102, 2024

Setting Our Sights on Our Next Strategic Plan

By |February 1, 2024|

We’re seeking input from our community on EHS’ future

Four years ago, we set out to achieve an ambitious 2020 – 2024 Strategic Plan. But as the saying goes, “the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” We had no idea what the world would be facing just a few short months later. Despite having to pivot how we do our work countless times through the pandemic, we’ve been able to make incredible strides towards our goals – with your support.

Though we’re not quite at the finish line yet – and we’ll have more to share and celebrate […]

112, 2023

Holiday Hazards for Pets & Top Gift Suggestions

By |December 1, 2023|

Originally Published: Dec 15, 2021 / Updated: December 4, 2023

Every year we get the opportunity to celebrate many holidays with our pets, which includes lots of food, gifts, and the excitement of gathering with loved ones. With all this activity, it’s important to ensure we’re taking some extra precautions for the paws underfoot.

To give you some peace of mind when preparing for holiday festivities with your pet, we’re sharing some of our top tips on how to keep pets safe, plus a few gift ideas when you’re shopping for a special cat or dog in your […]

2311, 2023

Make an Impact This #GivingTuesday

By |November 23, 2023|

On Tuesday, November 28, the Edmonton Humane Society is joining #GivingTuesday – a global movement to inspire people to give back to the causes they feel passionate about.

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, you can make a difference in their lives and the families who give them a home.

Each gift will make a difference in the lives of animals, like Gigi…

With a gentle […]