What do we mean when we say the word humane? And what does it mean to be a humane community or nation? In Canada and around the world, the humane movement is about compassion, collaboration, education and action. It was built on the idea that we need to protect the most vulnerable in our society, and it’s focused on minimizing or eliminating the suffering and exploitation of animals. But how do we create a humane Canada when we are so far behind in our laws, policies and practices?
Benefit from the top five lessons that the Fort McMurray SPCA learned while helping to coordinate the on-the-ground response to the wildfires. Our hope is that these tips will help other animal welfare organizations across Canada to be more prepared for potential disasters.
He plays endless games of fetch, takes the dog on hour-long walks in downpours and cleans up after a certain someone in the backyard. There is nothing that a dedicated dog dad won’t do for his canine best friend, and he deserves something fun to celebrate that special relationship – something that helps Canada’s animals at the same time! Check out these 5 unique and thoughtful gift for dog dads on Father's Day!
This ground-breaking report, available in both French and English, provides the first comprehensive analysis of Canada’s sector of humane societies and SPCAs. Using data from a cross-Canada survey and the Canada Revenue Agency’s Registered Charity Information Returns, we look at the sector’s contributions to Canadian society, the volunteer and financial support it receives and some of the challenges it faces.