Just as humans need a doctor, pets need a veterinarian.
The Winnipeg Humane Society is introducing a new Welcome Home Program for new adopters to ensure pets have a veterinarian lined up for their care once they leave the shelter.
The Winnipeg Humane Society has so many cats in its care, the shelter has declared a state of emergency.
“You know it is going to be a tough day at our shelter when staff come to your office in tears, absolutely stressed about caring properly for our beloved animals,” the WHS wrote on its website.
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.
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.
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.
The Winnipeg Humane Society is going green to serve grass-fed, humanely raised beef at its upcoming Bow Wow Ball gala.
It’s the first time in the gala’s 23-year history The WHS “will set a new standard for food sourcing,” according to the organization.
The Winnipeg Humane Society is bursting at the seams with animals.
The shelter says it has reached capacity and homes need to be found immediately, especially for cats.
“If you have ever considered adopting a cat, now is the time,” said WHS CEO Javier Schwersensky.
The Winnipeg Humane Society wants the public to take a step back when it comes to rescuing animals trapped in hot vehicles.
The WHS says it has seen a spike in calls where members of the public have been attempting to break windows to enter a vehicle and rescue an animal.
Shaw Park is going to the dogs again this season as the Winnipeg Goldeyes welcome back Bark in the Park night.
On Tuesday, July 19, baseball fans can bring their dogs to the game as the Fish host the St. Paul Saints.
Tickets are $14 each and include a complimentary “treat bag” (for the dog, of course).