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Animal Welfare Linked to Human Welfare

November is Family Violence Awareness Month When humans are in crisis so are their animals because animal welfare and human welfare are deeply connected. When a life crisis affects a pet owner, their companion animal is likely to feel the effects too. Extending compassion to both humans and animals is integral to ensuring all members

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Bandit

Your empathy could save an animal’s life this fall! Animals like Bandit need your help… Bandit and his littermates were quickly brought into our care this summer when our Animal Protection Services received a panicked call about injured puppies in a community west of Edmonton. The caller was frantic about the hurt puppies, as we

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Alberta SPCA hands out pet food in Lethbridge

The Alberta SPCA and Community Animal Services of Lethbridge teamed up to hand out free dog and cat food in Lethbridge on Friday August 30th.  Approximately 200 bags were distributed. The Alberta SPCA and Community Animal Services both recognized Albertans are struggling with inflation. It’s hoped by offering free food, animal owners will have one

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Free Pet Food Event

The Alberta SPCA and Community Animal Services of Lethbridge are teaming up this Tuesday to hand out pet food to needy animals and residents in southeastern Alberta. Staff from both organizations will be set up in the northwest parking lot of the Bowman Arts Centre, (811 5 Ave S Lethbridge), on Tuesday August 30th from

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Marvin’s Story

We Have A Marvin Update. Marvin has been adopted by a family in central Alberta and he moved to his new home earlier this week. He settled in immediately but was sure to check out the food supply right away. Marvin was in our care for 63 days and the improvement in his body condition has

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Staying Cool During Hot Weather

Pets and Vehicles​ Our dogs love to go places with us, we understand that. However, when it gets hot in the summer, taking your pet along to run errands can be exceptionally risky. Vehicles become very warm inside, even on mild days. hot days, the temperature inside a car climbs to above 40 Celsius in

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Summer Dangers in Your Own Yard

Know The Risks In Alberta, we all look forward to warm weather so that we can spend time outdoors. Working and playing in the yard and garden are very popular activities for the entire family – including our pets. However, there are some potential dangers in your yard that could affect your pet’s safety and

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Alberta SPCA receives grant to help keep families & pets together

The Alberta SPCA has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Edmonton Community Foundation to support our work to keep families and their pets together. The grant will be used to hire an administrative staff member for our One Family Welfare department, ensuring our frontline workers have the resources to help people and pets in

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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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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

Animal Welfare Linked to Human Welfare

November is Family Violence Awareness Month When humans are in crisis so are their animals because animal welfare and human welfare are deeply connected. When a life crisis affects a pet owner, their companion animal is likely to feel the effects too. Extending compassion to both humans and animals is integral to ensuring all members

Read More »
Dan Kobe

Bandit

Your empathy could save an animal’s life this fall! Animals like Bandit need your help… Bandit and his littermates were quickly brought into our care this summer when our Animal Protection Services received a panicked call about injured puppies in a community west of Edmonton. The caller was frantic about the hurt puppies, as we

Read More »
Dan Kobe

Alberta SPCA hands out pet food in Lethbridge

The Alberta SPCA and Community Animal Services of Lethbridge teamed up to hand out free dog and cat food in Lethbridge on Friday August 30th.  Approximately 200 bags were distributed. The Alberta SPCA and Community Animal Services both recognized Albertans are struggling with inflation. It’s hoped by offering free food, animal owners will have one

Read More »

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