Links & Resources

Humane Education

  • Alberta Animal Services
    Alberta Animal Services has been in operation since 1988 and is located in the City of Red Deer. We provide animal control for the City of Red Deer, Town of Innisfail, Town of Lacombe, as well as several other towns and municipalities within Central Alberta. Along with animal control, we also provide general bylaw enforcement for Bashaw and Clive.
  • AnimaLINK
    A Canadian site for humane educators that features humane issues and provides a list of humane books.
  • ASPCA
    ASPCA has an extensive site covering a variety of topics - pet care and a resourceful education section.
  • Humane Society of the United States
    Information for both students and teachers.
  • Kind News
    A newspaper style site produced by The Humane Society of the United States for youth.
  • OWLkids Online
    A fun site for children ages 6 and up full of animal jokes, pictures and more, from the people who make OWL Magazine.
  • Latham Foundation
    Focuses on the abuse of animals and other forms of family violence.
  • The Royal SPCA
    RSPCA has a fountain of information on all types of animals, animal issues and humane education.

Humane Organizations

  • Alberta SPCA
    A province wide protection agency dedicated to the humane treatment of animals. This site has their position statements, history, information on the animal welfare movement and education programs.
  • Animal Alliance of Canada
    Focuses on local, regional, national and international issues regarding the goodwill and respectful treatment of animals by humans.
  • Animal Welfare Institute
    AWI is a non-profit organization dedicated to reduce the pain and fear inflicted on animals by humans. Site has information on campaigns on animal testing, wildlife, farm animals and marine life.
  • American Humane Association
    Offers resources for educating children, campaigns against violence and general information on animal welfare. Animal Alliance of Canada focuses on local, regional, national and international issues regarding the goodwill and respectful treatment of animals by humans.
  • Canadian Federation of Humane Societies
    CFHS is a national body comprised of animal welfare organizations and individuals whose purpose is to promote compassion and humane treatment for all animals.
  • Pet Partners
    An international resource for the human animal bond.
  • Humane Society Legislative Fund
    An animal advocacy organization that does campaigns and hosts animal care facilities working for the cause of animals throughout the world. The site provides resources for educators and students.
  • Humane Society of the United States
    HSUS has current information on national animal issues, pets, wildlife and farm animals.
  • Internation Fund for Animal Welfare
    An international organization that works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats and assisting animals in distress.
  • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
    PETA is an animal activist organization with many resources & ideas to reduce animal suffering.
  • World Society for the Protection of Animals
    WSPA is an organization promoting humane education programs that encourage respect for animals and responsible stewardship as well as establishing laws and enforcement structures to provide legal protection for animals.
  • World Wildlife Fund
    WWF is dedicated to preserving wild animals and their habitats. The site lists resources to help save endangered species.

All About Pets

  • Animal Network
    Information for Pet Owners, from cats, to dogs, birds, horses, fish, reptiles and other small animals.
  • House Rabbit Society
    An excellent site for information on rabbits - care, health and breeds.
  • Traveling With Your Pet
    U.S. and Canadian lodgings that accept pets.
  • PetHelp
    Helps pet owners reduce and eliminate problem behaviour through behaviour modification.
  • Canadian Council on Animal Care
    Monitors and sets guidelines for animals used in research.
  • Dog Owner's Guide
    Provides a list of links on various dog information such as health, choosing the right dog and much more.
  • Good Owners - Great Pets
    Dog and cat training and behaviour information. Animal related articles and great tips.
  • Pets Welcome
    U.S. and Canadian lodgings that accept pets.
  • PetFriendly
    A database of hotels and other vacation rentals that welcome pets from across Canada.
  • HSUS
    Pet travel tips.