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In 2015, the WHS took in 8,832 animals

1,702 of those animals came from other animal agencies and sources; many in dire need of the medical and behavioural care only The WHS offers.

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Here's What's Happening at the Winnipeg Humane Society

8:00 am Fairmont Winnipeg Paws in Motion @ Assiniboine Park
Fairmont Winnipeg Paws in Motion @ Assiniboine Park
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fairmont Winnipeg Paws in Motion @ Assiniboine Park
Walk and celebrate pets with us at Fairmont Winnipeg Paws in Motion! Fairmont Winnipeg Paws in Motion is the Winnipeg Humane Society’s largest fundraising event of the year. All funds raised by participants help over 8,000 animals the WHS rescues and rehabilitates each year. Since it began almost 20 years ago, Paws in Motion has grown into Manitoba’s largest celebration of pets! Walk route is 2.5km or shortcut 1.75km. All leashed pets are welcome! No pet? No problem! You do not need a pet to participate in Paws in Motion. WHERE Assiniboine Park, Lyric Theatre 55 Pavilion Crescent, Winnipeg, MB … Continued
7:00 pm Dogs & Storks @ The Winnipeg Humane Society Classroom
Dogs & Storks @ The Winnipeg Humane Society Classroom
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dogs & Storks @ The Winnipeg Humane Society Classroom | Winnipeg | Manitoba | Canada
Preparing the Family Dog for Life with Baby Dogs & StorksTM offers positive, practical, and fun solutions for new parents and expecting families. This is the first national pre baby program where dogs are the focus. Answering the call of many new parents, this program sets the educational groundwork for success before baby arrives. Visit the official Dogs & Storks website for on-going support, a blog and more. Instructor: Dr. Renee Will, CPDT-KA, Two Brown Dogs Canine Consultants Please note: Registration and payment for this class must be made online using the “Book a Workshop” button below. Book a Workshop
9:00 am Pet First Aid @ The Winnipeg Humane Society Classroom
Pet First Aid @ The Winnipeg Humane Society Classroom
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
This “paws-on” course is designed to give you the necessary information you need to respond to a life-threatening emergency involving your dog or cat. Every pet lover should know the following: How to approach a sick or injured dog or cat Safe restraint and transport Recognition and assessment of an emergency involving your pet Rescue breathing and CPR for cats and dogs (with practice on a mannequin used by veterinary schools) Responding to choking, shock and severe bleeding How to handle common emergencies Making a pet first aid kit and preparing for emergencies Local contacts for pet welfare and emergencies These single evening classes … Continued
12:00 pm PetSmart Adoption Event @ PetSmart Regent
PetSmart Adoption Event @ PetSmart Regent
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Find your forever friend at PetSmart located at 1615 Regent Ave W. Winnipeg Humane Society animals will be available for adoption.

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