Even after Petland Canada's announcement, other stores such as Pisces Pet Emporium in Calgary, will continue to sell dogs/cats (photo from July 2011).
All of these rescues help cats in the prairie provinces of Canada
An Alberta animal shelter is looking for help from the public as it struggles to stay afloat in the midst of the current economic downturn.A spokesperson with the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS), located in northeast Calgary, said the organization has already spent $785,000 in veterinary bills so far this year – and that number is expected to hit at least one million before the end of 2016. Story continues below
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Kendall has a soft spot for rescue animals and grew up with an “urban menagerie.” It was only natural that when she moved from Vancouver to Calgary a few years ago, she had her rescue cat and rescue horse in tow.
Okotoks, Alberta - Pet Adoption
In addition to our Rescue and Adoption program, MEOW Foundation offers a subsidized Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP), Cat Food Assistance Program and Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Program for cats living in the Calgary community. MEOW Foundation also offers cat care information and spay/neuter education to the public to promote responsible pet ownership and reduce the problem of pet overpopulation.Founded in 1922, the Calgary Humane Society shelters thousands of homeless animals each year. Not only do they house cats and dogs, but the Human Society also rescues small mammals like hamsters and rabbits, birds like parakeets and pigeons, and even reptiles like lizards and snakes.EDUCATION: Being the sole ferret rescue organization in Calgary and a trusted resource on these special pets, FRES places a high priority on responsible pet ownership through EDUCATION. Through partnerships with Calgary organizations and businesses, FRES provides regular education sessions to a wide variety of cohorts throughout our city.Your generosity is greatly appreciated and every little bit counts. The wish list below is designed to help you choose items that will benefit the animals in our care and support the ongoing maintenance our foster homes requires to help rehabilitate the animals. For your convenience, donations bins are located at the following four Petland locations in Calgary and the Boutique in Pincher Creek.