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1303, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

By |March 13, 2020|

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.

EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY DEEMED AN ESSENTIAL SERVICE BY THE ALBERTA GOVERNMENT

March 30, 2020 @ 3:00 PM MST

The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) was thankful to learn on Friday evening that as an animal shelter, we are considered an essential service by the Alberta Government during this unprecedented time, along with other businesses who “provide for the health and welfare of animals.”

Animals, and the bond we have with them, play an important role in […]

1711, 2019

Shelter Opening Delayed Sunday, November 17

By |November 17, 2019|

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.

2210, 2019

Statement from EHS on Recent Cat Seizure

By |October 22, 2019|

MEDIA STATEMENT
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 […]

2409, 2019

News Release: Edmonton Humane Society Unveils Mobile Spay and Neuter Unit

By |September 24, 2019|

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY UNVEILS MOBILE SPAY AND NEUTER UNIT

New mobile program will expand the reach of the Prevent Another Litter Subsidy (PALS) program through removing transport barrier

EDMONTON, AB (September 24, 2019) – The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) is taking its spay and neuter services on the road, introducing a new mobile surgical unit to the community at the Bissell Centre today. The new vehicle will help the Society to make its Prevent Another Litter Subsidy (PALS) spay and neuter program more accessible.

“We are very proud to see the dream of having a mobile […]

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. […]