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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

Summer Camps

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Summer Camps 2015

We are accepting registrations for our Summer 2015 camps! Camp Fur, Fins and Feathers is a place where kids connect with animals through guided interactions and positive experiences. Our camps are fun for kids between the ages of Grade 1 - 9.

Canada Day

Canada Day 2015

Canada Day

A friendly reminder that Calgary Humane Society's shelter will be closed Wednesday, July 1st in observance of Canada's 148th Anniversary. We will be right back to work Thursday, July 2nd in accordance of our regular scheduled hours. Thank you and have a safe Canada Day holiday!

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.

Featured Animals



Hi there, my name is Max! I’m a senior boy looking for a retirement home. I enjoy the company of other dogs, so I may or may not get along with your resident rover. I would love to have some … Continued

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Anybody interested in an old (and obviously wise) guy like me? I can give anybody advice on when and where the best napping options are. I’m gentle, calm and enjoying just taking it easy, but I’ll be patiently watching you … Continued

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We’re Puss and Boots, and we are one adorable duo! Forget about fancy footwork and sword fights, we are going to save your life with all the love we have to offer. My charm is all in my eyes – … Continued

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Hi, checkout my amazing white feathers, although doves are not what you might first think of as an avian pet, we are affectionate, loyal and will form strong bonds with owners.  We have a long history of being companion birds, … Continued

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CHS Kibble & Bits

Cat-tastic summer art projects for kids!

Cat-tastic summer art projects for kids!

Good morning, CHS supporters! Summer is officially here! That means kids will be out of school soon and looking for something to do. Today on the blog, we’re bringing you two cat-tastic summer art projects for the whole family to … Continued

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Pupsicles to beat the heat!

Pupsicles to beat the heat!

It’s hard to believe we have already reached the end of June, but here we are! Summer is just around the corner and if your house is anything like the shelter, your animals are probably looking for some interesting ways … Continued

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