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Month: April 2020

Making Masks – Sharing #Pawsitivity

People like to help when times are tough, but helping is difficult when you’re being asked to stay at home. Jean Henderson has found a way! Jean is making masks for those who will need one, and proceeds from her efforts are being donated to the Alberta SPCA. All materials for the masks are being

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Help For Animals – Sharing #Pawsitivity

We recognize that Albertans are suffering through illness, economic hardship and through physical isolation. And we know when people suffer, animals suffer too. We do not to want to wait until animals are in distress to hear from Albertans, we want to work with you to find a solution for your individual situation. https://youtu.be/2wY8FClYk6c We

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Buttercup – Sharing #Pawsitivity

How quickly they grow up! Buttercup, the bottle calf whose story we first shared with you last week, is now spending her days and nights with the other cattle on her hobby farm. She had been spending her nights in the barn, but with the warmer weather, she can now stay with the other herd

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Romeo – Sharing #Pawsitivity

Meet Romeo – a horse who is helping many people at a nature assisted therapy ranch. Romeo is about 10 years old and was gifted to the Dreamcatchers Association and that group reports Romeo has helped hundreds of people feel better about themselves and learn about boundaries, difficult decisions, empathy, attachment, overcoming anxiety and depression

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Cantankerous mule accepts affection – Sharing #Positivity

We’re sharing one of our own #pawsitivity stories today. This is Cinnamon, a mini mule that came into our care several weeks ago and did not like to be around humans. Slowly, our Peace Officer team has been earning her trust enough that they can now handle her. Cinnamon was in desperate need of some

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Sharing #Pawsitivity – Buttercup

In these difficult times our animals help us get through; they comfort us and they make us smile! We all need some #pawsitivity!We want to share your videos and photos of how animals are helping you get through this time, and how you are helping them. If the image makes you smile, it’s worth sharing.We’re

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Alberta SPCA News

Dan Kobe

Summer Safety Message

We know to buckle up when getting into a vehicle, but what about our four-legged friends? The Alberta RCMP and Alberta SPCA remind motorists that properly restraining pets while driving is important for both their safety and yours. Improperly restrained animals can compromise the safe operation of a motor vehicle. If a pet-passenger is forcing

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Dan Kobe

On the 5 Year Anniversary of the Fort McMurray Fire, be Pet Prepared.

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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Dan Kobe

Alberta SPCA Launches Podcast

AnimalChat is our new Alberta SPCA podcast where we explore issues, from animal behaviour to animal welfare, and of course, animal protection. Our guests are experts on animals, from our own Alberta SPCA staff to trusted and experienced people who work with animals every day. Our topics are geared toward providing you information to help

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