Animal Protection Line




AnimalChat is our 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 your animals live their best lives, as well as a peak behind the scenes at the work we do here at the Alberta SPCA.

Look for a new episode every second Friday where ever you get your podcasts!


Additional Episodes - Season 1

How we help people & pets in crisis by offering temporary care for animals.  Listen NowShow Notes

Ensuring pets are taken care of if they out live their owner.  Listen Now Show Notes

What measures are in place to ensure hens live happy lives?  Listen Now Show Notes

Budgies can be great companions if owners invest time and effort.  Listen NowShow Notes

The unique approach to animal welfare on First Nations.  Listen NowShow Notes

Allowing pets at work has many benefits for the staff, animals and business​.  Listen NowShow Notes

Expectations for animal care have changed. Listen NowShow Notes

Avoid the common mistakes that lead to behavioural problems with dogs.  Listen Now – Show Notes

What to ask and what to look for when choosing a kennel for your pet. Listen Now – Show Notes

People who trap cats could face charges if cats are harmed. Listen Now – Show Notes

Disaster emergency kits put together with your pets in mind Listen Now – Show Notes

A Police Officer invests 40 minutes to help geese cross a treacherous bridge Listen NowShow Notes

Indoor cats still have innate needs that should to be met Listen Now – Show Notes

The trek to the far north to help Hope and Foxy   Listen Now –  Show Notes

A brief introduction to the Alberta SPCA’s new Podcast  Listen NowShow Notes

Alberta SPCA News

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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

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Dan Kobe


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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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

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