1-800-455-9003

Animal Protection Line

Search

Tag: veterinarian

Tick and Flea Season is Here

Flea and Tick season has arrived in Alberta. Both pests can be hosted by dogs and cats and can cause health issues for your animals. Ticks Ticks are small spider-like arachinds that attach themselves to the skin and feed off blood. Ticks are more common than many people realize. In 2017, close to 2,000 ticks

Read More »

Horse Owners Encouraged to seek Supplemental Feed

The Alberta SPCA is urging livestock owners to ensure they have supplemental feed for their animals and are not relying on pasture grass to provide nutrition. The problem is most acute for horses. Horses have the ability to paw through the snow to get to grass leaving false impression the horse is getting enough to

Read More »

Alberta SPCA News

Dan Kobe

Shelters are not housing

A message from our Executive Director I recently snapped this image in the downtown of a busy Canadian city, and while it wasn’t aimed at the animal welfare community, it resonated with me. Shelters aren’t homes, for people or animals. We can’t continue to rely on shelter space to house animals taken from distress, there

Read More »
Dan Kobe

Looks can be Deceiving

When our Alberta SPCA Peace Officer first arrived at the suburban home, she thought she was at the wrong address. The property was well-kept and there were no visible signs that animals might be in distress; none of the obvious clues our team members normally see. Then the Peace Officer turned to the home’s left.

Read More »
animal protection act
Dan Kobe

Poppy’s Path

Seizure of 82 animals from Mountain View County involved a large number of animals, and one tiny dog. Poppy was definitely the smallest of the bunch when she came into our care. The Biewer terrier cross only weighed three-and-a-half pounds, and due to skin issues and hair loss, looked even smaller than that. Our team

Read More »

To hear the latest from the Alberta SPCA, subscribe to our newsletter.

Don't miss new updates in your email
1-800-455-9003
Animal Protection Line