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302, 2023

EHS Providing Care to 11 Dogs Seized from Sherwood Park Home

By |February 3, 2023|

MEDIA STATEMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY PROVIDING CARE TO 11 DOGS SEIZED FROM SHERWOOD PARK HOME

EDMONTON, AB (February 3, 2023) – The 11 dogs seized by Strathcona County Enforcement Services and Strathcona County RCMP on January 28, 2023 are safely in the care of the Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) and receiving medical treatment. Due to their neglected and malnourished condition, it will take a few weeks before they become available for adoption, as they recover and reach a healthy weight prior to their spay/neuter surgery. The dogs will be placed into foster care in the […]

2912, 2022

Preparing Your Pet for Fireworks Celebrations

By |December 29, 2022|

Updated: December 29, 2022

Prepping Pets for Fireworks Celebrations

Celebrations that involve fireworks can be very stressful for our pets, since they experience the world differently than we do. For an animal, fireworks are unexpected and unpredictable, and the noise and physical sensations fireworks create can cause a lot of stress.

Here are some helpful tips and strategies to help make fireworks less scary and keep your pets safe.

Before the event

1. Seek Veterinary Advice: If you have concerns, speak with your vet before the event. Your vet may be able to prescribe medication or treatments to help your pet feel more […]

2212, 2022

EHS Statement on EPS’ Investigation Into Horrific Killing of Cat

By |December 22, 2022|

MEDIA STATEMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY STATEMENT ON EPS’
INVESTIGATION INTO HORRIFIC KILLING OF CAT

EDMONTON, AB (December 22, 2022) – The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) is deeply saddened and concerned about the recent incident in which a cat was killed by five teenage boys.

“This is a horrific act of cruelty, and our hearts go out to the family of the cat as well as those who witnessed the assault. We are thankful that Edmonton has a dedicated Animal Cruelty Investigation Unit (ACIU) who is taking this investigation seriously,” says CEO Liza Sunley.

EHS urges anyone with information […]

612, 2022

Sam and Sophie’s Legacy

By |December 6, 2022|

Sam and Sophie left more than a permanent paw print on their guardians’ hearts when they passed away — they left a legacy supporting thousands of animals in need at the Edmonton Humane Society.

About Sam and Sophie

Sam, the smart and cuddly Pekingese/poodle cross, was always up for an adventure. Whether it be by foot or car, he was in! Exploring the world through his nose on walks was his favourite activity, but there was nothing Sam loved more than cuddling and relaxing in the evenings with his guardians and friend Sophie.

Sophie was Sam’s complimentary opposite. Joining the family […]

112, 2022

Holiday Hazards for Pets & Top Gift Suggestions

By |December 1, 2022|

UPDATED: December 1, 2022

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 […]