~ EDMONTON HUMANE SOCIETY’S RESPONSE TO MONTREAL’S PIT BULL BAN ~
The Edmonton Humane Society does not support the labeling of a particular breed of dog as “aggressive,” “vicious,” “dangerous,” or any other derogatory term. Instead, each animal within a breed grouping must be regarded individually.
Edmonton removed its breed specific legislation in October 2012 after 25 years. Restricted dog bylaws are enforced by the City of Edmonton’s Animal Control Peace Officers, whereby a dog of any breed or size could be deemed as restricted in Edmonton based on its previous history, not breed.
If any animal welfare agency would like to discuss dog transfer opportunities with us, please contact Stefanie Martin, Coordinator of Stakeholder Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org
This was the scene outside Edmonton Humane Society on Saturday for the SPRING FLING!
113 animals found homes during the event:
12 Other (reptiles, small animals)
THANK YOU to everyone who came out and adopted an animal — congratulations on your new family member!
#yeg #yegevents #SpringFling #adoptdontshop
WANT TO HELP?
We appreciate the great outpouring of support and apologize for being unable to answer each person directly.
If you would like to donate money to disaster relief, please go here: http://bit.ly/1rx0UGp
If you would like to donate items, they can be dropped off directly at the shelter 13620 163 Street. We are accepting ALL types of donations, but are currently most in need of large crates and food/water bowls.
We are NOT in need of any volunteers or foster homes at this time; our dedicated volunteer base is ready to assist us with any rescue efforts.
~ UPDATE ~ 05/05/16
We are grateful for the outpouring of community support for the people and pets impacted by the Alberta wildfires.
Local businesses have stepped up in a big way, providing donations of food, supplies, and money.
We have pallets waiting to be delivered up north, where supplies will be dispersed as needed. We are in constant contact with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, and have teams on standby to help when it is safe to proceed.
We are working closely with the Alberta SPCA. Animal Care & Control Centre - Edmonton, and Alberta Veterinary Medical Association to coordinate rescue efforts, and are committed to assisting in any way possible.
THANK YOU Champion Petfoods, ACANA Dog and Cat Food, Edmonton Eskimo Football Club, Trueman Distribution Ltd, Petland, and Pet Smart.
#ymmfire #animals #ymmpets #emergency #AlbertaStrong Fort McMurray SPCA
Lara is a sweet four month old puppy who came to the shelter as a stray with her sister.
Her story http://bit.ly/1XQZeBs
#yeg #givehope #dogs