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Webinar: Powerful actions to protect animal welfare

On Wednesday, July 22 at 12pm, join Vancouver Humane Society’s executive director, Amy Morris, as she interviews campaign director Emily Pickett. Emily will highlight actions that we can take as individuals to protect animal welfare. Emily will share her personal journey from first learning about animal suffering to identifying actionable solutions to the ‘wicked’ problems. She will highlight how working with Vancouver Humane Society has impacted her life and personal decisions to improve the well-being of animals, as well as some of Vancouver Humane Society’s long-term goals when it comes to protecting animals. The conversation will last 30 minutes,…

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Save owls and bears

Spotted owl habitat under threat The online magazine The Narwhal reports that the provincial government has approved clearcut logging in the Fraser Canyon, which is…
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Odie’s his old self again

The McVitie Veterinary Assistance Program has been helping pets of low-income caregivers get assistance for many years, ensuring guardians are not forced to surrender the animals they…
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Poisoned owl rescued by VHS supporter

Update: District of North Vancouver votes to ban rodenticides! District of North Vancouver Council has voted to ban anticoagulant rodenticides on district-owned properties. The unanimous…
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Anti-racism & decolonization

As an organization working to end the oppression of animals, we acknowledge that to advocate for social justice we must work together to challenge and…
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Help Brittney and Puggy

Brittney and Puggy’s story “Puggy came to me through a friend a few years ago, I have another cat named Jasper and they are buddies.…
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Help Brutus in his time of need

When thirteen-year-old Brutus developed a persistent cough and began bringing up fluid, his worried owner Carol made several trips to their vet. After two unsuccessful…
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Help Bubba

Exuberant English Bulldog, Bubba, injured his leg while playing at the park. When he began limping and showing signs of pain, his owner Holly took…
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Rocco’s story

Rocco’s owner, Fay, adopted Rocco when he was 2-years-old. On a limited pension from the government, Fay was nervous when Rocco started limping. He needed…
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Emergency plans must include animals

VHS letter calls for legislation to require local authorities to include animals in emergency plans VHS has submitted a letter to a provincial government consultation…
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Challenging captivity

VHS has a long history of opposition to animal captivity. Most recently, we published a report, commissioned from Zoocheck, that drew attention to a number…
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