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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 […]

2205, 2019

News Release: Saint Bernard Trio Returning to Edmonton for Pets in the Park

By |May 22, 2019|

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SAINT BERNARD TRIO RETURNING TO EDMONTON FOR PETS IN THE PARK

EDMONTON, AB (May 22, 2019) – Gunther, Goliath and Gasket will be returning to Edmonton on Saturday, June 22 to be the honourary Walk Marshals at the Edmonton Humane Society’s (EHS) annual Pets in the Park festival.

The three Saint Bernard brothers were adopted from EHS by a family in Calgary last October. The dogs, who have gained the nickname “the 3Gs”, garnered worldwide attention last fall when EHS put the call out for a special adopter who could take in all three of them. They required one […]

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|

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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|

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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 […]