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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

7:00 pm Dogs & Storks @ The Winnipeg Humane Society
Dogs & Storks @ The Winnipeg Humane Society
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dogs & Storks @ The Winnipeg Humane Society | 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
6:00 pm Bow Wow Ball @ Fairmont Winnipeg
Bow Wow Ball @ Fairmont Winnipeg
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 12:00 am
Bow Wow Ball @ Fairmont Winnipeg | Winnipeg | Manitoba | Canada
Welcome to Winnipeg Humane Society’s 24th Annual Bow Wow Ball… Join us for a purrrfectly frightful night of dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions all in support of WHS animals! Costumes are encouraged! Live entertainment by The Danny Kramer Dance Band! WHEN Saturday, October 28, 2017 Cocktails 6PM | Dinner 7PM WHERE Fairmont Winnipeg 2 Lombard Place | Winnipeg, MB TICKETS *Ticket Deadline: Sunday, Oct. 1st, 2017 at midnight* Buy your tickets online now or please call (204) 982-2041. Please state any meal restrictions/allergies at time of purchase. Tickets will be mailed out closer to the event. Individual Ticket … Continued
all-day National PetSmart Adoption Event @ PetSmart
National PetSmart Adoption Event @ PetSmart
Nov 11 – Nov 12 all-day
Find your forever friend at the PetSmart National Adoption event! Winnipeg Humane Society animals will be available for adoption at all four PetSmart locations: 1615 Regent Ave. W 1 – 1050 Leila Ave. 1731 Kenaston Blvd. 500 – 915 Empress Street
9:00 am Pet First Aid @ The Winnipeg Humane Society Classroom
Pet First Aid @ The Winnipeg Humane Society Classroom
Nov 18 @ 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

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