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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 […]

106, 2021

Introducing Our New Adoption Process

By |June 1, 2021|

A Better Adoption Experience for People & Pets

EHS Becomes First Shelter in Canada to Adopt New Technology, Adōpets

The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) has adopted a new technology, Adōpets, to create a better adoption experience for people and get animals into loving homes faster. The new system launches today, Tuesday June 1, and will help us automate and simplify the adoption process. By doing so, we can spend more time on what matters most: matching people and pets to facilitate happy and successful lifelong bonds.

EHS strives to be a model of excellence in animal welfare […]

305, 2021

Celebrating Be Kind to Animals Week

By |May 3, 2021|

Be Kind to Animals Week

You don’t need a special day or week to celebrate the human-animal bond by being kind to animals big and small in your community.

This year’s Be Kind to Animals Week is celebrated from May 3-7, 2021 and we are sharing five simple ways you can make a paws-itive impact on the lives of companion animals.

1. Get Your Pet from a Reputable Source

Check your local animal shelter first if you or someone you know is thinking about expanding the family to accept a new pet. There are […]

2303, 2021

Caring For Canines During Covid

By |March 23, 2021|

Behaviour During COVID
5 Canine Considerations

There is no denying that 2020 caused a major disruption in our lives. It has also caused a lot of change for our canine companions. Some changes to our routine or schedule may benefit our pets, but others can cause stress.

Below we’ve assembled a few tips and resources to help prevent behavioural issues from developing while we move through 2021 with our best furr-iends.

1. Socialize Your New Puppy

Socialization promotes healthy development and that can prevent future behavioural issues. During times of social distancing and gathering restrictions, it has made it difficult to […]