Yes. We operate independently of all other humane organizations. The Canadian SPCA is a Quebec humaine society that holds fundraising campaigns across the country, sometimes using local post office boxes on their donation request forms. The donations are then forwarded to Quebec, and are used to help animals in that province.
Our hours are:
Any animal that wanders onto a roadway, park, ravine or private property, other than the property owner, is considered to be stray.
For your safety, do not approach an unknown dog. Instead:
Note the breed, colour, size and location of the dog; and call Bylaw Enforcement at 403-529-8400 to request pickup of the dog. The Bylaw Officer will take the dog to the Alberta Pound & Rescue Centre (APARC).
If this is the first time the dog or cat is caught running at large and it is wearing a license tag, the Animal Control Officer will attempt to take the dog or cat home free of charge. The dog or cat can be returned if:
You can bring a stray cat to the Alberta Pound & Rescue Centre (APARC). As with dogs, your safety is important. Use caution when approaching or handling any stray cat. We recommend using a kennel or cat carrier to safely transport all animals.