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WHS Staycation Program Allows Dogs to Take Weekend Trips

WHS Staycation Program Allows Dogs to Take Weekend Trips

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Dog lovers in Winnipeg are being invited to take home a pooch for the weekend to help them get a change of scenery outside of the Winnipeg Humane Society.

The shelter’s Weekend Staycation Program gives dogs a much-needed break and a chance for families to engage with the animals.

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Winnipeg Firefighters Rescue Cat Caught on River Ice Floe

Winnipeg Firefighters Rescue Cat Caught on River Ice Floe

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Firefighters rescue a cat from an ice floe on the Assiniboine River, Friday, April 20, 2018. (UFFW 867 / TWITTER)
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The cat was taken to the Winnipeg Humane Society for treatment before being reunited with its owner. (UFFW 867 / TWITTER)

Winnipeg fire crews sprang into action on Friday to rescue a cat that had become stranded on an ice floe in the Assiniboine River.

The United Firefighters Union of Winnipeg tweeted that the stranded cat was successfully saved and taken to the Winnipeg Humane Society for care.

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Animal Rights Focus of Law Lecture at WHS

Animal Rights Focus of Law Lecture at WHS

Winnipeg Humane Society, 45 Hurst Way (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

A public lecture tonight at the Winnipeg Humane Society will focus on what rights an animal has in Canada’s legal system.

Lawyer Kevin Toyne will discuss the outdated state of animal welfare in Canada as part of Animal Law 101, a free speaker series presented by the WHS Farm Animal Compassion Committee.

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Cats Have Winnipeg Humane Society at Capacity

Cats Have Winnipeg Humane Society at Capacity

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In this Friday, May 2, 2014 photo, a neutered cat named “Phoebe” peers out of her enclosure as she recovers at the new American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) clinic at the Chesterfield Square shelter in South Los Angeles. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Damian Dovarganes)

An abundance of adoptable cats has the Winnipeg Humane Society at maximum capacity.

To make room, the animal shelter is waiving adoption fees for all cat with upper respiratory infections, June 1-4.

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Winnipeg Humane Society Feline Pilot Project Receives $201K

Winnipeg Humane Society Feline Pilot Project Receives $201K

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Dr. Mike Higgins, a veterinarian who specializes in neurology, examines Cassidy, an 8-month-old rescue cat with no rear legs, after it received Botox injections in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday March 23, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

A one-year pilot project at the Winnipeg Humane Society to support cats and their owners has received $201,000.

The project, “We Are Here for the Animals. We Are Here for You,” is backed through a grant from the City of Winnipeg and The Winnipeg Foundation.

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Winnipeg Humane Society Running Spay, Neuter Clinics Up North

Winnipeg Humane Society Running Spay, Neuter Clinics Up North

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Areas in northern Manitoba impacted by animal overpopulation are getting some assistance from the Winnipeg Humane Society.

Spay and neuter clinics in Norway House and Cross Lake will open next week as the WHS team heads north November 7-10. The Winnipeg-based animal shelter is partnering with Norway House Animal Rescue, the community of Norway House, Norway House Cree Nation, Cross Lake, and Pimicikamak Cree Nation on the initiative.

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