No matter their size, every animal matters

Max was found outside in the freezing cold with frostbite on one of his tiny toes and on his tail. Thankfully his finder noticed him outside in their yard, caught him, and brought him to the Winnipeg Humane Society. Max needed surgery to remove his frozen toe and the tip of his tail so he could live pain free. Our clinic staff noticed he was very socialized, which means he was likely someone’s pet before getting lost. After his surgery, Max spent time in recovery at the WHS until he could go into adoptions. Once in adoptions, he quickly found … Continued

November 2016 MVP: Nikki Zloty

A group of volunteers founded the Winnipeg Humane Society in 1894 and are vital to our success today! With the help of volunteers, we can provide care, love and attention to our four (and sometimes two) legged friends until they find their forever homes. The MVP (Monthly Volunteer Profile) will recognize the work and get to know these special MVP’s in a spotlight each month that includes an article and photo shoot. MVPs will receive a framed photo and gift card as our thanks! Is there a volunteer you’d like to nominate to be MVP? E-mail us (volunteer@winnipeghumanesociety.ca) and tell us why … Continued

You saved Bailey from her reality

“Hi, my name is Bailey. Today I want to share my story. When you look at the photos you can see I was in terrible pain, but the Winnipeg Humane Society changed that. Life with my family started well. I wore this thing around my neck that jingles when I walk around. I like the jingling because it tells mom and dad I’m nearby. And, as I grow, my neck starts to hurt. Suddenly the thing around my neck (I think it’s called a collar) started cutting into me. My neck was in lots of pain. I try to tell … Continued

June 2016 MVP: Kim Popkes

A group of volunteers founded the Winnipeg Humane Society in 1894 and are vital to our success today! With the help of volunteers, we can provide care, love and attention to our four (and sometimes two) legged friends until they find their forever homes. The MVP (Monthly Volunteer Profile) will recognize the work and get to know these special MVP’s in a spotlight each month that includes an article and photo shoot. MVPs will receive a framed photo and gift card as our thanks! Is there a volunteer you’d like to nominate to be MVP? E-mail us (volunteer@winnipeghumanesociety.ca) and tell us why … Continued

10 Ways to be Kind to your Pets

Animals are kind to us. They’re selfless and loving companions, a source of camaraderie, and fill our lives with joy. It’s our duty and privilege to give them the respect, care, and kindness they deserve. That’s why we celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week from May 1-7. While it’s important to be kind to animals year-round, the Be Kind to Animals Week campaign is a long-standing tradition that reminds us of all the ways we can be kind to our furry compadres. Being kind doesn’t necessarily mean committing to adopting an animal. There are many ways you can indirectly benefit … Continued

Books + Cupcakes = LOVE

As you may know, this weekend The WHS is holding our annual book sale AND we are celebrating National Cupcake Day. So on February 13 and 14th you can load up on great books and enjoy some delicious cupcakes and at the same time help us save thousands of animals and offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to thousands of pet owners who otherwise could not afford it. One of my favourite hobbies is cooking. I love making great meals (and desserts) and enjoying them with friends and families. In honour of our cupcake day and book sale, I made … Continued

Winnipeg Humane Society accepting donations for Book and Movie Sale

The Winnipeg Humane Society is looking for donations of gently used books and DVDs of all genres.  Donations may be dropped off at the front reception desk inside The WHS’s shelter (45 Hurst Way).  The deadline for accepting donations is Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The WHS is looking for: Novels, non-fiction, and general books in good condition DVDs and Blu-rays Video games (PlayStation, Xbox, Wii) The WHS cannot accept: VHS movies Dictionaries, encyclopaedias, textbooks Time Life series Magazines Manuals or newspapers Reader’s Digest Board games/puzzles Library books Equipment  – VCR’s, DVD/CD players, TV’s, computers or gaming systems CD’s, cassette tapes, books … Continued

Triple your gift to the animals!

Two badly injured animals. Both either lost or abandoned. Both needing immediate medical care. But you can only help just one. Will you choose Ghost, or will it be Robbie? Today you don’t have to make that difficult choice…because today you have the chance to actually TRIPLE the amount of your donation and help both animals! TRIPLE YOUR GIFT TODAY! Three anonymous WHS benefactors have agreed to match your donation, three times on every dollar, up to $75,000! But the challenge ends on July 1st. So please donate now. Imagine giving three times as much to do three times the … Continued