Pets

An Edmonton Police Services logo is shown at a press conference in Edmonton on October 2, 2017. The Edmonton Police Service Animal Cruelty Investigative Unit says it began investigating after the fire in November. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Man faces cruelty charges after almost 700 reptiles, amphibians found in Edmonton home

‘A sad reminder of the suffering many exotic reptiles endure at the hands of breeders and importers’

 

FILE - Dachshund dogs wait in a box before competition at a dog show in Dortmund, Germany, on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Research released on Thursday, April 28, 2022, confirms what dog lovers know _ every pup is truly an individual. A new study has found that many of the popular stereotypes about the behavior of specific breeds aren’t supported by science. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

Your dog’s personality may have little to do with its breed

Research confirms what dog lovers know — every pup is truly an…

 

This image provided by Kathy Reister shows Reister and her pet Chihuahua Jackson on Sept. 18, 2021, at her home in Grandville, Mich. Reister adopted Jackson through Tyson's Place Animal Rescue, which helps find new homes for the pets of terminally ill people and seniors headed into residential care. (Kathy Reister via AP)

Special rescues help ailing owners find pets’ next home

Special rescues help ailing owners find pets’ next home

 

FILE - A woman plays with her dog at sunset, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at a park in Kansas City, Mo. New pet owners need to prepare for the cost of medical care. Each year, dog owners spend an average of $242 on routine visits to a veterinarian and $458 on surgical visits, and cat owners spend slightly less, according to the American Pet Products Association. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Pet insurance can help keep costs for your furbaby in check

Pet insurance can help keep costs for your furbaby in check

FILE - A woman plays with her dog at sunset, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at a park in Kansas City, Mo. New pet owners need to prepare for the cost of medical care. Each year, dog owners spend an average of $242 on routine visits to a veterinarian and $458 on surgical visits, and cat owners spend slightly less, according to the American Pet Products Association. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Paws and Claws Animal Rescue Foundation is temporarily freezing intake due to its current high vet bills and because it already has so many animals in care. (Photo courtesy Paws and Claws Facebook)

Red Deer shelter pauses intake as animals in care reaches record high

A Red Deer animal rescue shelter has implemented an intake freeze for…

Paws and Claws Animal Rescue Foundation is temporarily freezing intake due to its current high vet bills and because it already has so many animals in care. (Photo courtesy Paws and Claws Facebook)
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. A British Columbia company that feeds food waste to insects to produce pet food has received $6 million from the federal government for it’s new state-of-the-art plant just north of Calgary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

B.C. company turning fly larvae into pet food gets $6M in federal funds

Fly larvae fed a mixture of food waste and agricultural byproducts

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. A British Columbia company that feeds food waste to insects to produce pet food has received $6 million from the federal government for it’s new state-of-the-art plant just north of Calgary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
Central Alberta Humane Society has kittens who are almost ready for adoption. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Central Alberta Humane Society has kittens who are almost ready for adoption. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Giving animals and clothes a second chance

Giving animals and clothes a second chance

Fashion show fundraiser goes virtual: a great cause, great prizes, and lots of fun!

  • Oct 5, 2020
Giving animals and clothes a second chance
People still have time to register for Central Alberta Cupcake Week to raise money for Central Alberta Humane Society. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Humane society needs help caring for animals during COVID-19 pandemic

The impacts of the COVID-19 virus are everywhere in the community, and…

People still have time to register for Central Alberta Cupcake Week to raise money for Central Alberta Humane Society. (File photo by Advocate staff)