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1010, 2018

Media Statement: Update From The Edmonton Humane Society On Trio of Saint Bernard Dogs Looking For Their Forever Home

By |October 10, 2018|



EDMONTON, AB (October 10, 2018) – Since putting out the call for help to find a forever home for a trio of bonded Saint Bernard dogs, we have received an incredible response from interested adopters.

Over 200 emails have come in so far from people who generously want to open their hearts and homes to these three dogs – including within Alberta, across the country, and even in the United States and Australia. Due to the overwhelming response, we are closing applications […]

1909, 2018

EHS Pet Update: Dozer and Baxter the bonded pair of dogs

By |September 19, 2018|

In early August, we put the call out to find a special family for Baxter and Dozer, who had been waiting over two months for their forever family to find them (that’s a long time in dog years!). This pair of pups were surrendered to the Edmonton Humane Society together in early June, and we knew we couldn’t separate them. However, this meant finding a home that could take on a 12 year old Airedale Terrier who loves to sing, and his excitable little brother, a 5 year old Pit Bull cross.

Two […]

1909, 2018

EHS Pet Update: Boinga the cat

By |September 19, 2018|

Boinga (formerly Cashew) was adopted from the Edmonton Humane Society in December 2017. Recently, we received this letter from his Mom:

“To the wonderful staff and volunteers: thank you. How can I express this adequately?? I will try 🙂

Last December, I adopted a six-month-old male black-and-white tuxedo kitty you’d named Cashew. He’d been with you about a month, and ‎you’d healed his three broken teeth, nourished him back from hunger, and treated a respiratory infection. 

Cashew had just gone up for adoption the very day I visited. He was playing with abandon with what […]

308, 2018

MADE for PETS is back!

By |August 3, 2018|

The Edmonton Humane Society and Animal Care & Control Centre – Edmonton are bringing back MADE for PETS, Edmonton’s market exclusively for pets!

This one-of-a-kind event brings together some of the city’s best pet and animal-themed vendors, along with tasty food trucks and fun, interactive activities for animal lovers of all ages.

Bring the whole family (furry four-legged members included) to the EHS and ACCC shared campus on Sunday, August 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and explore hand-made treats and toys, custom pet wear, hand-crafted animal themed clothing and accessories, and more!

Here’s a sneak peak at the vendors […]

1307, 2018

July Adoption Special – All Cats & Kittens By Donation

By |July 13, 2018|

It’s the purrrrfect time to bring home a feline friend!

The spring and summer months are always our busiest time of year, as we see an increase in the numbers of kittens and cats coming into care. To help these felines find their forever homes, ALL cats and kittens at our shelter are available to adopt BY DONATION from now until July 31st, and you choose the amount!

Please note that potential adopters will still be required to go through EHS’ regular adoption process. The adoption special will apply only to cats available at the shelter, and not those who are at off-site adoption locations.

All […]