Edmonton Humane Society unveils mobile spay and neuter unit for low-income pet owners

As a way to help make spay and neuter surgeries more accessible for pet owners facing financial challenges, the Edmonton Humane Society is unveiling a brand new tool. The EHS has launched a new mobile surgical unit, which will be…

Dogs and puppies seized in northeast Edmonton begin transfer to humane society

The 72 dogs and puppies that were seized from a rural northeast Edmonton home at the end of July have begun the transfer to the Edmonton Humane Society, the charity announced Friday. The move is the next step in getting…

Saint Bernard trio returns to Edmonton after putting spotlight on pet adoption

The Saint Bernard trio that captured worldwide attention is returning to Edmonton this weekend for an annual pet festival. The Edmonton Humane Society first introduced us to Gasket, Gunther and Goliath in October 2018. The dogs had become inseparable and…

Edmonton organizations offering help for Alberta wildfire evacuees

A pair of Edmonton organizations announced Friday they are taking steps to help people impacted by wildfires in northern Alberta this spring. Story continues below In a Facebook post, the Edmonton Emergency Relief Services Society (EERSS) said it would be…

Charges stayed against former West Edmonton Mall pet store owner accused of abandonment

The Crown prosecutor has stayed the charges against the owner of a West Edmonton Mall pet store accused of abandoning more than 500 animals in February 2018. On Aug. 23, 2018, Minchaw Menan Tom of Sherwood Park was charged with…

Former Bissell Centre executive becomes new CEO of Edmonton Humane Society

The Edmonton Humane Society announced Tuesday that its board of directors has appointed the former executive of a local anti-poverty group as its new chief executive officer. Liza Sunley, who was previously the chief operating officer of the Bissell Centre,…

Report proposes City of Edmonton create animal protection unit consisting of 4 officers

The prospect of more expensive pet licences is being mulled over as part of the creation of a new City of Edmonton unit to look after animals in distress. A new report heading to Edmonton City Council proposes hiring four…