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…

Edmonton Humane Society to stop enforcing Animal Protection Act

The Edmonton Humane Society has decided to stop enforcing the Animal Protection Act, but no other agency has been named to take over investigating animal abuse in the city. The Animal Protection Act enables peace officers to respond to animals…