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AnimalKind

Our general newsletter is mailed to members, donors, volunteers and other supporters of the Alberta SPCA. It provides updates on the activities of our Education Program and Animal Protection Services, including summaries of recent prosecutions, to keep you updated on how we’re helping animals province-wide. AnimalKind also features information on Alberta SPCA events and profiles of donors and volunteers.

Past Issues: Visit the AnimalKind archive

Animal Connect newsletter

Sign up for our general interest newsletter to get periodic updates on Alberta SPCA activities.

Every Living Thing e-news

Every Living Thing is an electronic newsletter for teachers published by the Alberta SPCA’s Education Department.

You can sign up for the newsletter on our Humane Education website at everylivingthing.ca.

The Cruelty Connection

The Alberta SPCA has several publications about the connections between animal cruelty, domestic violence and child abuse. You can find them in the Cruelty Connection section of our website.

Links to past issues

Fall 2020 (vol.42.no.3)

  • Have the Courage
  • Making Masks – Helping Animals
  • Weight Management for Cats

Spring 2020 (vol.42 no.2)

  • Help For Animals Program
  • Separation Anxiety in Dogs
  • In Importance of Play for Cats

Winter 2020 (vol.42 no.1)

  • The Alberta SPCA Dog House Building Project
  • Let’s Talk About Cats
  • Reducing Stress in Cats

Fall 2019 (vol.41 no.3) 

  • The Alberta SPCA Celebrates our 60th Anniversary
  • Alberta SPCA Peace Officer is reunited with horse she saved
  • Our Educational Theme for 2020 is Stay Curious

Spring 2019 (vol.41 no.2)

  • The Alberta SPCA launches One Family Welfare program
  • Is it time for an Animal Protection Act tune up?
  • Info for teachers who want to introduce pets into the classroom

Winter 2019 (vol. 41 no.1)

  •  The Alberta SPCA celebrates 60 years of Animal Protection
  •  Our theme for 2019 is Compassion
  • AnimalKind gets a new look

Winter 2019 Memorial Edition

  • Tribute donations from 2016 to 2018

Fall 2015 (vol. 35 no. 2)

  • Second chance for dogs with face-fulls of porcupine quills
  • Pet Safekeeping Program sees steady growth through its first year

Spring 2015 (vol. 35 no. 1)

  • New approaches to measuring animal welfare
  • Generous support ensures bright future for Milk River dogs

Summer 2014 (vol. 34 no. 2)

  • Two peace officers sworn in for Animal Protection Services
  • Humane Hero Contest winners

Alberta SPCA News

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Dan Kobe

Have The Courage

Alberta SPCA Encourages Owners of Senior Horses to Have The Courage The kindest thing you can do is prevent needless suffering this winter With bitter weather approaching, the Alberta SPCA encourages owners of senior horses to evaluate whether their animal can endure an Alberta winter. Older horses struggle to create body warmth in the extreme

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cheque presentation
Dan Kobe

Jean Henderson Makes Significant Donation to Alberta SPCA

Prolific mask maker delivers cheque to the Alberta SPCA October 14, 2020  Jean Henderson, along with her husband Doug and daughter Barb, presented the Alberta SPCA with a cheque for $17,146 today. Jean has been making masks to help protect Albertans from COVID-19 since the early days of the pandemic; pledging to donate all proceeds

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Death of Dogs from Ukraine a Concern for All

June 24, 2020 The Alberta SPCA was saddened to learn dozens of puppies died while on route to Canada from Ukraine as part of a shipment of approximately 500 dogs last week, and we are pleased to hear an investigation is underway to determine what happened and to ensure a tragedy like this is not

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