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Cat-tastic Summer Pawty

Summer is upon us and that means we are getting closer to one of our favourite festivals of the year, the Cat-tastic Summer Pawty Adoption Event! In our 3rd year of hosting this great event we are brainstorming some exciting … Continued

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Youth Clubs

There are three different ways that youth can become involved in helping animals for all ages! Our Youth Involvement Opportunities are a fun way to interact with the animals and learn leadership, compassion, care and respect. Registration opens on Monday, July 20th but click the link below to learn more.

Low on Dog Space

Low on Dog Space

Calgary Humane Society is announcing that we have regrettably run out of shelter space for dogs. We are an open-admissions shelter and we never turn an animal away, however, due to our current lack of space we require that all surrenders call our Admissions department at (403)205-4455 to ensure we have space.

Don't take our word for it

CHS Alum Kipper

CHS Alum, Kipper

Kipper just wants to say hello to his old friends at Calgary Humane Society and let them know he is a happy bun!! We adopted him back in October 2013 and he is the most snuggley sweetie and we love him so much! Thank you for rescuing him CHS!

Kipper’s Mom

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Connecting lives since 1922

Calgary Humane Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was incorporated in 1922. At that time, the Society’s mandate included the protection of children, homeless people as well as animals. Today, Calgary Humane Society is the only organization providing a service under the Animal Protection Act in Calgary. Calgary Humane Society continues to work for the animals with the aim of preventing and suppressing cruelty and sheltering more than 6,000 homeless animals each years.

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Hi, I’m Frodo, a corn snake with great deep orange and brown coloration, no pale skin for this guy.  Corn snakes are by nature calm, so I may be a good pet for the novice snake owner.  As with all … Continued

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Hi there, I’m Chocolate, a cute young abyssinian guinea pig who really likes to talk. I am always chattering away to other guinea pigs, so it would be great to have a friend to talk to. As you can tell … Continued

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I just want to love you! Once your my best friend it will be hard to remember what life was like without me, mostly because I will want to be as close to you as possible. I love cuddles, snuggles … Continued

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Hi there my name is Fluffy! My paw-fect family will be breed-experienced and breed-knowledgeable dog owners. Wise and mature – that’s how I prefer my family so please ensure my home is adult-only. I am more of what you would … Continued

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Camping with Fido

Camping with Fido

Whether you’re heading into the great outdoors in a tent, trailer or five-star RV, CHS has 10 tips to make camping with Fido an enjoyable time for everyone involved! Call ahead – ensure that your campground of choice allows dogs and … Continued

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