The Humane Society of Canada is asking for your help to save the life of "Makoon," a 30 pound male orphaned black bear cub. While we are grateful to Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger for responding to our call and that of many others to originally spare "Makoon's" life, we believe he is receiving poor advice from his wildlife biologists about what happens next.
VANCOUVER, 14 June 2012 – The Humane Society of Canada wants to remind people that wild animals are extremely vulnerable at this time of year. “Animals having and raising their young are particularly susceptible to human activities,” warns Al Hickey, Humane Society of Canada (HSC) Western Regional Director.
The House of Windsor Puts The “Royal” Into Caring For Animals Says The Humane Society of Canada (HSC)
13 June 2012, VANCOUVER - The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Queen Elizabeth II on her Diamond Jubille and to acknowledge with gratitude the long link between the Royal Family and animal welfare and the global influence felt here in Canada and in other countries around the world because of their commitment to help animals, starting with the letter from Kensington Palace on July 4, 1835 which read in part:
Matching Gift Program Can Double Your Donation to Help Animals Says The Humane Society of Canada (HSC)
VANCOUVER, June 12, 2012 – In light of recent tragic events; the attempted rescue of a dog locked in a car near Vaughan Mills and a dog rescued from the swealtering heat of a car parked at a Toronto mall. With a dramatic, hard hitting public service announcement: The Heat Is On, The Humane Society of Canada is again launching its nationwide campaign asking people to leave their pets at home during hot weather. Different versions of the multimedia PSA can be found here.
April 22, 2012, VANCOUVER – Sunday is Earth Day and a reminder that with only one planet to call home, everyone needs to pitch in and make sure that we treat every day as Earth Day says The Humane Society of Canada (HSC).
"Animal companions who are frightened of loud noises and bright flashes react in any of a number of ways," says Michael O'Sullivan, HSC Executive Director. "Some pets become anxious or nervous while other are terrified and try to escape – running the risk of becoming lost or injuring themselves," suggests O'Sullivan. "These animals need comforting and to be protected from potential harm."
"Each and every day, there are thousands of dedicated men and women on the front lines of animal protection, putting themselves in harm's way bringing environmental outlaws to justice. People like Ofir", says Michael O'Sullivan, The Humane Society of Canada's Chairman & CEO, who like Ofir has led dangerous undercover missions to save animals and their vanishing jungle homes.
"If you believe as I do that one person against all odds can make a difference, then you will be uplifted and inspired by this book."
February 14, 2012, VANCOUVER – If you are looking for a unique Valentine’s Day gift for that special person or furred, feathered or finned someone in your life, you might consider doing your shopping at The Humane Society of Canada’s (HSC’s) Online Adventure Store. Not only will you be surprising the recipient with a thoughtful present, but your gift will be helping animals and the environment as well!