Stuff-a-Pooch Pad is a Tremendous Success!

We are very excited to announce that we have surpassed our goal of filling two pooch pads! Also, we have reached our online fundraising goal of raising over $22,000! Without your support, our Stuff-a-Pooch Pad campaign would not have been such a tremendous success.

All of your generous donations will go to support the animals in our care. Not all animals will get to go home for the holidays. A portion of your donations will be gifted to our animals on Christmas morning to provide comfort and joy!

 

A huge thank you goes to Pet Planet Health for being our official sponsor for Stuff-a-Pooch Pad and for opening the doors to all of their Southern Alberta Pet Planet locations as our remote donation sites.
A special thank you goes to While Away for being our transportation sponsor of Stuff-a-Pooch Pad and taking care of delivering your donations to Calgary Humane Society.

Thank you again for all of your support. With your help, we will make this an incredible holidays for all of the animals in our care!


 

Spread some holiday cheer with Calgary Humane Society!

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Join us for our “Fix This Flat” Adoption Event on November 5 to 7

We are building some great things at Calgary Humane Society and we need your help to house our feline friends!

Join us for Fix This Flat

Saturday Nov. 5 to Monday Nov.7


Thanks to a recent grant, Calgary Humane Society has begun making improvements to its shelter, including making its cat kennels larger and better suited for our feline residents. To do this, we need to do some construction and are holding the Fix This Flat adoption event to help empty our shelter and make renovations easier and less stressful for our animals.

From Saturday November 5th to Monday November 7th we will be offering adoptions at a choose your own adoption fee, with no minimum, on all of our available cats. Although cats will move to other areas of the shelter temporarily during construction, it is best if as many as possible can go directly to a new home.

Open up your home to a furry feline while we work hard at improving the temporary homes for the thousands of cats that come through Calgary Humane Society each year.

 


Sentencing in Cruelty Case involving 92 Animals

November 03, 2016 | Calgary, AB – Immediate Release

On November 3, 2016, Anthony and Christine BERRY were sentenced on charges of causing unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to an animal and failing to provide suitable and adequate care to an animal. Each received a $6,900 fine and a lifetime prohibition from owning or residing with animals with the exception of one spayed or neutered cat or dog.

On August 30, 2014, Calgary Humane Society Peace Officers, with assistance from Calgary Police Service and Animal Services, seized 92 animals from an Erinwoods home after finding rabbits, hamsters, a dog and a cat in distress due to grossly unsanitary conditions, untreated medical concerns and a lack of basic necessities. Several of the animals had to be humanely euthanized due to severe medical distress. During the seizure a peace officer was assaulted and threatened.

Brad Nichols, Manager, Animal Cruelty Investigations said, “While this case is disturbing, it is encouraging to see it being taken seriously by the courts. This case encapsulates many of our greatest concerns from the various types of severe neglect and hoarding, to the danger our officers faced when the owner became violent. This sentence reflects both the punitive aspect of the offences while also taking into account future animals with the prohibition. Considering the level of neglect and the fact the Berry’s were rabbit enthusiasts who were heavily involved in the show community makes it that much more important to keep them away from animals for a significant period. We also want to thank the Calgary Police Service for minimizing the traumatic nature of the assault on our peace officer.”

Anthony Berry was remanded for several months prior to entering a guilty plea due to the assault on a peace officer and uttering threats in association with the seizure.