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1512, 2021

Holiday Hazards for Pets & Top Gift Suggestions

By |December 15, 2021|

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 your shopping for a special cat or dog in your life.

Mind the Decorations

From hanging ornaments to lit candles, both […]

2411, 2021

Triple Your Impact This #GivingTuesday

By |November 24, 2021|

Join Us This #GivingTuesday

UPDATE: This #GivingTuesdayCA we asked you to help us raise $30,000 for animals in need, and thanks to you, we more than TRIPLED our goal!

With your support, and the help of our friends at Champion Petfoods and the Edmonton Community Foundation, we raised over $105,000. Incredible!

Your support on #GivingTuesday – and every day – helps keep homeless animals safe and warm, brings joy to the families who adopt them, and supports the human-animal bond. We are incredibly grateful for your generosity and kindness. THANK YOU!

This upcoming

2311, 2021

EHS Supports EPS’ Announcement of Animal Cruelty Investigation Unit

By |November 23, 2021|



EDMONTON, AB (November 23, 2021) – The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) is thrilled to learn today that the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) has launched an Animal Cruelty Investigation Unit.

EHS wholeheartedly supports the move by EPS to have a dedicated unit for investigating concerns of animal cruelty. Animal abuse persists in our community, and we see first-hand in our work caring for animals the unfortunate lasting effects that it can have on the those involved. It is critical that these cases be attended […]

1208, 2021

New Partnership Aims to Prevent Surrenders of Sick & Injured Pets

By |August 12, 2021|

New Partnership Aims to Prevent Surrenders of Sick & Injured Pets

Edmonton Humane Society and Tails of Help Launch Pilot Project to Keep Pets with their Families

We’re thrilled to announce today that we have joined forces with Tails of Help, another local charity, to launch a new pilot project that aims to reduce surrenders of sick and injured pets when their guardians face financial hardship. The goal during this pilot is to help one family per month receive essential veterinary care for their pet due to unexpected, one-time incidents so that they can keep their […]

1606, 2021

Emergency Pet Preparedness

By |June 16, 2021|

In Case of Emergency: Being Prepared with Your Pet

Unexpected trouble can unfortunately strike at any time. While it’s not something we like to think about, being prepared for an emergency in advanced will give you peace of mind that both you and your pets will have what you need if a crisis occurs.

June marks National Pet Preparedness Month, so we’re sharing recommendations to build your own pet emergency kits. You can also download this list as a PDF to print at the bottom of this post to be kept as part of your emergency kit.

Step 1: Prepare Your […]