June 3, 2004, VANCOUVER – June 7 is “World Pet Memorial Day” and The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is encouraging everyone who has known the joy of a pet to honour their “best friend’s” memory on this special day.


June 17, 2004, VANCOUVER – June 20th is Father’s Day and The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) would like to remind shoppers looking for that special gift for Dad to check out The HSC “Online Adventure Store” or call The Humane Society of Canada, toll free, at 1-800-641-KIND (5463).


September 13, 2004, TORONTO - In an open letter to Mr. Piers Handling, Director & CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival, The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking that a 91 minute film called CASUISTRY: The Art of Killing a Cat" which depicts animals being tortured and killed be pulled from the Festival.


SEPTEMBER 9/04, TORONTO - Dante, a dog with a big heart has been credited by police as befriending a man who allegedly set out to embark on a widespread killing spree. The friendly, four and one half year old neutered male Part Husky/Australian Shepherd is being honoured as the first ever recipient of the coveted Animal Heroes Award at a special ceremony by The Humane Society of Canada, according to Al Hickey, HSC Western Regional Director. The charity will also be paying special tribute to Elvis a five year old neutered male Border Collie and Cisco, a four year old neutered male Australian Shepherd, two more lovable dogs who were in the area at the time.


September 20/04, VANCOUVER – Earlier today, The Humane Society of Canada released its report “Saving Lives: An Action Plan to Prevent Dog Bites” which has been sent to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and other political figures across Canada according to Al Hickey, the charity’s Western Regional Director.