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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

Spring 2021 (vol.43.no.2)

  • Mental Heath & Animal Welfare
  • New Puppy Importation Regulations
  • One Family Welfare Endures Baby Boom

Winter 2021 (vol.43.no.1)

  • Court Costs Rising
  • Crisis Care – Meiko’s Story
  • Cross Border Investigations

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

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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