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Alberta Horse Owners Encouraged to Seek Supplemental Feed

The Alberta SPCA is urging livestock owners to ensure they have supplemental feed for their animals and are not relying on pasture grass to provide nutrition. The problem is most acute for horses. Horses have the ability to paw through the snow to get to grass leaving false impression the horse is getting enough to

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Companion Animal News

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Tick and Flea Season is Here

Flea and Tick season has arrived in Alberta. Both pests can be hosted by dogs and cats and can cause health issues for your animals. Ticks Ticks are small spider-like arachinds that attach themselves to the skin and feed off blood. Ticks are more common than many people realize. In 2017, close to 2,000 ticks

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Tick and Flea Season is Here

Flea and Tick season has arrived in Alberta. Both pests can be hosted by dogs and cats and can cause health issues for your animals. Ticks Ticks are small spider-like arachinds that attach themselves to the skin and feed off blood. Ticks are more common than many people realize. In 2017, close to 2,000 ticks

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Be Pet Prepared for an Emergency

May is Emergency Preparedness Month The Fort McMurray Wildfire in 2016 and the Southern Alberta Flood in 2013 remind us that disaster can strike in Alberta and residents need to be prepared. An emergency plan needs to include your pets, both for evacuation purposes and for reunification should you become separated. During the Fort McMurray

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The Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Alberta SPCA) is a registered charity dedicated to the welfare of animals.

We encourage the humane treatment of animals through enforcement of animal protection legislation and through education programs throughout Alberta. Visit us at albertaspca.org

The vision of the Alberta SPCA is that every animal in Alberta be treated humanely.

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Every Living Thing is the Alberta SPCA’s humane education website for teachers who aim to inspire compassion for animals, people and the environment!

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Resources to understand and apply best practices for the care and welfare of domestic animals. They present the latest developments in humane handling techniques in Alberta.

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