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By EHS|2023-09-29T14:51:05-06:00September 29, 2023|
September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This federal statutory holiday was created in response to Call to Action 80, honouring the Survivors, their families, communities, and those affected by residential schools. We acknowledge that systemic discrimination and trauma are continually present in the lives of Indigenous Peoples. The Edmonton Humane Society’s Administrative offices will be closed on Monday, October 2 in observance of this day.
As an organization, we have been reflecting and learning about the important history and path forward for truth and reconciliation in Canada, and we encourage our supporters to do the same with […]
By EHS|2023-10-03T10:16:07-06:00September 29, 2023|
Updated: September 26, 2023
Like many holidays, Halloween’s a great excuse to stock up on sweets and treats. Having all of these extra goodies around is not only a major temptation to people, but also our pets. As our friend Dr. Ted Purcell says, “Have a plan for today!”
“Treats and candies are not safe in a bag on the floor, a chair or bench – you need to be very mindful on Halloween, not just during, but also before and after.”
Beware of These Halloween Hazards for Pets
Here are some things for pet guardians to keep […]
Animals are adept at using multiple senses. Dogs and cats rely heavily on their sense of smell and hearing to navigate their surroundings, so by making use of these senses, we can help our pets feel safe while familiarizing themselves with their new home.
Practicing patience and keeping your home environment consistent are important when working with your visually impaired pet. It can take a new pet months to adjust and learn where things are in their new surroundings.
Visually impaired companion animals can live a full and happy life with you. In this guide we’ll provide some tips to help your […]
Meaningful change within animal welfare requires skilled and collaborative leadership.
But what if those in leadership don’t have an animal welfare background? How much of a difference can they make?
In truth, a transformative difference.
For over 20 years, Liza Sunley, EHS CEO, has dedicated her career to understanding the underpinnings of organizational success within the charitable sector. In other words, she has become an expert in building successful organizations, based on the foundational pieces supporting the mission and long-term growth of an organization.
These foundational pieces include long-term strategies, programming, finance, fundraising, governance and human resources.
Edmonton Humane Society Response to Allegations of Sexual Violence and Impropriety at Coventry Homes
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EDMONTON, AB JUNE 1, 2023
We recently became aware of allegations of sexual violence and impropriety at Coventry Homes. EHS has been a recipient of donations through Coventry Homes since 2008.
The Edmonton Humane Society takes allegations of sexual violence extremely seriously and are deeply concerned about this situation. I want to assure our stakeholders that we are actively assessing the situation and gathering information to make informed decisions on our next steps as a recipient organization.