Humane Society Getting Ready to Move

Humane Society Getting Ready to Move

Jan 24, 2024 | 11:09am
Everyone hates moving, its like “herding cats.” For the Regina Humane Society its herding cats and dogs, and other animals in its care, as it gets set to move to its new location on Parliament In Harbour Landing. The Humane Society has been based at a facility on Armour Road for the last 60 years, […]

Regina Humane Society’s Dreams of a New Facility That Much Closer to Reality

May 9, 2023 | 11:34am

The Regina Humane Society’s dream of building a new Animal Community Centre has been brought a step closer to reality, thanks to a massive $500,000 donation from Dream. The donation will help the RHS reach its ambitious $15 million fundraising goal for the multi-year capital campaign to build the new centre. The new facility, which […]

Regina’s Humane Society Seeing a Decline in Pet Adoptions and a Rise in Surrenders

Jul 5, 2022 | 3:35pm

Many are in “post pandemic” mode right now – which means a return to regular schedules and travel. For many this doesn’t leave room for the four legged friend they acquired during the pandemic.  Shelters across the country are seeing a sharp increase in animal surrenders. Toronto’s animal shelter saw a 70% increase in surrenders […]

Humane Society gives away free food and microchips for pets

Jun 9, 2022 | 6:00am

The Regina Humane Society (RHS) held their newest community outreach program Wednesday afternoon, Pet Connection. The program has the goal of helping to close the service gap that often exists for people and pets in underserved areas of our city. As part of the program, RHS held a “Pop-up” Microchip Clinic and Pet Pantry at […]

Too many cats at Regina Humane Society

Sep 23, 2021 | 8:28am

The Regina Humane Society is dealing with an influx of cats in their shelter. Humane Society spokesperson Bill Thorn says close to 1,200 cats have come into the shelter over the summer. “We’ve had a lot of people who have taken cats home and adopt them — which is great — but we still need […]

Regina Cat Rescue looking for foster homes as number of rescues increases

Jul 12, 2021 | 9:19am

The Regina Cat Rescue is looking for more people to foster cats, as many are needing homes. There are currently 180 cats in RCR’s care, and more and more are being called in every day. Adoption Coordinator Alanna Whippler says they want to be able to help every cat they can. “These are stray cats […]

Regina Humane Society holding “Be an Adoptimist” event as an influx of cats arrive

May 21, 2021 | 7:42am

Like most springs, the Regina Humane Society is seeing a significant increase in the amount of cats in their care. To try and alleviate the pressure they’re holding a special adoption event called, “Be an Adoptimist” until Sunday, May 23. The Humane Society’s Bill Thorn said right now there are about 175 animals in their […]

Cat controversy in Kannata Valley

Apr 23, 2020 | 5:58pm

There is some outrage in Kannata Valley, about 50 kilometers northwest of Regina, about feral cats that are roaming through the village. Tammy Heck lives in Kannata Valley and has been going back and forth with the mayor on this issue for the last number of weeks but is growing frustrated at the lack of […]

Cat crisis over at the Regina Humane Society

Aug 26, 2019 | 11:12am

The Regina Humane Society is amazed by the support in the Queen City. On Thursday, it was announced that 79 kittens were seized from what appears to be an animal hording situation and the organization went into crisis mode. Related Story: Regina Humane Society seizes 79 cats from property The society’s Bill Thorn says they […]

Regina Humane Society seizes 79 cats from property

Aug 22, 2019 | 7:48am

The Regina Humane Society (RHS) says they are now caring for 79 cats and kittens after they were seized from a local residence by animal protection officers after concerns came out about a possible animal hoarding case. In a news release, the Humane Society says the animals were found living among garbage, feces and urine […]