“... As a small child, my earliest memories were being surrounded by the warmth, comfort and love of dogs, cats, birds, rabbits and horses. Now, fifty years later and lifetime of doing my small part to help animals here in Canada and around the world, I am reminded how lucky animals are to have a caring friend like you, as we stand shoulder to shoulder, fighting to save animals and making the world a better place for all of us ...”
VANCOUVER, NOVEMBER 25/2011 - With Christmas and the Holiday Season just around the corner, The Humane Society of Canada is asking you to give thoughtful gifts that also help animals. “We have a wide range of gifts for your pets, family and friends. When you spend your hard earned money with us every dollar goes to help animals,” says HSC Western Regional Director, Al Hickey. The animal charity also rewards people who spend more with special telephone or online discounts of 10% and seniors get 20% off starting today Black Friday and running right through until midnight on Cyber Monday November 28th.
October 29, 2009, VANCOUVER – The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking everyone who shares their homes with a cat to celebrate National Cat Day by spending some time with your feline friend.
October 1, 2011 VANCOUVER – October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking people help these homeless animals first before looking to a breeder or a pet shop for their next special family member. A study carried out by the Health Pets 21 Consortium and the Purina Institute surveyed 1,001 dog owners and 1,000 cat owners and found that only 15% of owners found their pets at a shelter.
Laureen Harper Honoured for Outstanding Commitment to Animal Welfare by The Humane Society of Canada
TORONTO, September 16, 2011 - For distinguished voluntary leadership, The Humane Society of Canada is proud to recognize Mrs. Laureen Harper’s exceptional animal welfare efforts with their 2011 Heroes for Animals Lifetime Achievement Award.
July 18, 2011, VANCOUVER – The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is hoping that a $1,000 reward being offered through their Victims of Cruelty Program will help to bring to justice the person responsible for killing twenty rabbits at the Ears Sanctuary in Coombs, BC on June 14th, 2011. The reward is for information resulting in the conviction of those responsible for killing these rabbits.
VANCOUVER, July 18/2011 – 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 at here.
"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."
June 1, 2011, VANCOUVER – The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking anyone who is thinking of adopting a pet to consider going to their local animal shelter or rescue group instead of a pet shop or backyard breeder.
Family of Dog Shot in Brampton Receives New Puppy: The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) Still Seeking Help from the Public for Killers of “Mickey”
May 9, 2011, TORONTO – “Following this brutal incident, there has been an outpouring of sympathy for this family, and a nearby neighbour has kindly given the grieving family a ten week old Yorkshire terrier puppy whom the family has named Max, says Michael O’Sullivan, HSC Chairman & CEO. The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) has kindly offered to pay for the veterinary bills associated with his neutering through their Silver Paws Program which assists the elderly and people in difficult circumstances with their veterinary bills. You can make a donation to help Max and other pets like him here.