Media Releases

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Civic election candidates surveyed on animal welfare issues
October 9, 2018

New poll shows majority of Chilliwack residents oppose rodeos
October 1, 2018

Photos show electric shock devices in use at Chilliwack Fair rodeo
August 16, 2018

Pamela Anderson tweets her opposition to Chilliwack Fair rodeo
August 8, 2018

Vancouver Humane Society calls for chuckwagon race to be suspended after horse dies

Still no charges in horrific 2017 Chilliwack animal cruelty case
May 30, 2018

Animal protection groups raise plight of wildlife and pets caught in cruel glue traps
May 22, 2018

Vancouver Humane Society calls for Garden Bros. Circus performances to be cancelled
October 12, 2017

Vancouver Humane Society to resume campaign against rodeo cruelty at Chilliwack Fair
September 18, 2017

BC SPCA and VHS seek leave to intervene in Vancouver Aquarium lawsuit against City of Vancouver Park Board
September 7, 2017

Vancouver Humane Society calls for end to cruel rodeo events at Chilliwack Fair
July 26, 2017

VHS calls for end to cruel rodeo events at Williams Lake Stampede
June 26, 2017

Sir Paul McCartney praises Metro Vancouver Meatless Monday effort
June 12, 2017

UBC hosts Canada’s first-ever plant-based culinary training and summit for food service professionals
May 29, 2017

Today is Meatless Monday in Vancouver
May 15, 2017

Vancouver Humane Society questions Vancouver Aquarium’s claims on marine mammal rescue

April 27, 2017

Vancouver proclaims May 15 Meatless Monday
April 10, 2017

Vancouver Aquarium should end cetacean captivity now
February 20, 2017

Report challenges claims that keeping whales and dolphins captive is justifiable
December 14, 2016

VHS urges Whistler Film Festival to resist pressure to withdraw sled dog film
December 1, 2016

Top Canadian animal groups call on A&W to go cage-free
February 2, 2016

Abbotsford newspaper refuses to publish anti-rodeo ad
July 17, 2015

VHS says public must urge halt to chuckwagonrace
July 13, 2015

Stop the chuckwagon race now
July 8, 2015

VHS calls on Stampede to suspend chuckwagon race
July 5, 2015

Why no charges in dairy cruelty case?
June 8, 2015

Animal advocates claim victory as Luxton Rodeo calls it quits
February 9, 2015

VHS response to steer death at Calgary Stampede
July 13, 2014


VHS statement on chuckwagon incident
July 8, 2014


VHS response to steer death at Stampede
July 10, 2013

Vancouver Humane Society launches ad against calf-roping
July 4, 2013

No justice for sled dogs
November 22, 2012

Humane society tells zoo: no more giraffes!
November 5, 2012

Death of three horses at Calgary Stampede
July 12, 2012

Tim Hortons responds to customer demands for more humane eggs and pork
May 4, 2012

Vancouver Humane Society asks Pet Expo to drop exotics
February 29, 2012

Sled dogs betrayed in new care standards
February 20, 2012

Horse death at Calgary Stampede a needless tragedy Vancouver Humane Society says chuckwagon race should be suspended
July 9, 2011

Vancouver Humane Society asks Royal couple to skip Calgary Stampede
June 20, 2011

Tethering of sled dogs still an issue
April 5, 2011

Vancouver Humane Society calls for ban on sled dog tours
January 31, 2011

Most Canadians say politicians’ stance on farm animal welfare would affect their vote, says new poll
December 28, 2010

Humane society offers top turkey alternatives for holiday feasts
December 15, 2010

A killing ground for horses: Vancouver Humane Society calls for immediate halt to Stampede chuckwagon races
July 15, 2010

UK parliamentarians condemn Calgary Stampede
July 8, 2010

Vancouver Humane Society calls for Vancouver Aquarium to stop breeding and acquiring cetaceans
June 22, 2010