black bear cubVancouver, BC - June 10, 2009 - Through its Victims of Cruelty Reward Program, The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) has posted a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for killing a female black bear near Brochet, Manitoba.

catJune 1, 2010, 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.

harp sealVANCOUVER, MAY 14/09 – The European Union (EU) won high marks of praise from The Humane Society of Canada for a ban on the import of seal products which passed last week in Strasbourg, France by a vote of 550 to 49. The ban is expected to be endorsed by the Council of Ministers representing the national governments of the 27 member nations in the coming weeks to ensure that it is in place before the 2010 Canadian seal hunt. The next phase will involve the implementation of the ban throughout the EU.

VANCOUVER, May 15, 2009 – "Summer is a beautiful season for both people and their pets, but the hot weather is accompanied by a number of hazards we need to protect our pets from", according to Al Hickey, Western Regional Director of The Humane Society of Canada (HSC).

munchkin before his injuryVANCOUVER, May 5, 2009 – The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is offering a $1,000 reward for information resulting in the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the injury to “Munchkin”, a beloved family five year old Shih Tzu, according to HSC Western Regional Director Al Hickey.