Poco’s Pledge Update
Poco’s Pledge campaign has come to a close and the PEI Humane Society would like to thank everyone for your donations, pledges and for spreading our message of responsible pet ownership.
Thanks to you we have:
- Collected $5,430 in donations for the PEI Humane Society.
- 245 (and counting) of you have taken Poco’s Pledge for responsible pet ownership
- Through our Thunderclap campaign Poco’s message reached over 35,000 people through Facebook, Twitter and Tumbler.
But not to worry. If you haven’t had a chance to sign the pledge you still can by clicking here.
PEI Humane Society Day, July 22nd, 2014!!!!
Province declares Prince Edward Island Humane Society Day
For Immediate Release
July 22, 2014
CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI — In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Prince Edward Island Humane Society, the Province of Prince Edward Island is pleased to declare July 22 as Prince Edward Island Humane Society Day, says Minister of Agriculture and Forestry George Webster.
“For forty years, the Humane Society has inspired and engaged our Island community to create a more compassionate world where animals are valued and treated with respect,” said Minister Webster. “The Province of Prince Edward Island is pleased to help celebrate this important milestone for the organization and looks forward to our continued partnership.”
The Department of Agriculture and Forestry has a strong partnership with the PEI Humane Society. Through the Companion Animal Protection Act and Dog Act, the Humane Society has the power to respond to calls relating to stray dogs, dangerous dogs and companion animal welfare. The province also partners with the Society to help i mprove education for pet owners on good companion animal care practices.
“The PEI Humane Society is honoured for this recognition,” explains Wendy MacIntyre, President of the Society’s volunteer Board of Directors. “We owe a great deal of thanks to the initiative and perseverance of our nine founding community members (Dr. James Higgins, Dr. W. Capier, Mr. B.F. Daley, Mrs. J.T. Bentham, Mrs. J. Dempster, Mrs. J. Sutherland, Mrs. C.N. Bissett and Mrs. J. Brown), as well as our dedicated volunteers, staff and generous donors. We are proud to continue a forty-year tradition of care and protection for lost, abandoned and homeless pets on PEI; as well as advocating for continued improvements in companion animal welfare, in association with our partners in the community.”
No Hot Pets
If you would like a copy of our Don’t Forget Your Pet poster for your business or workplace you can print a copy by clicking here.
Garment Depot Names PEI Humane Society as Charity of Choice
The Garment Depot is pleased to announce they have partnered with the PEI Humane Society as their new charity of choice. The Garment Depot, formerly known as Froggies, is located at 9 Jordan Crescent, in Charlottetown. It operates as a quality used clothing and house- wares retailer. Donations of slightly-used clothing, footwear, accessories, house- wares, lines and books are always welcome however, it does not accept furniture or electrical appliances. Every donation to The Garment Depot is weighed and for every pound of donated goods, a monetary donation will be made to the PEI Humane Society, which operates the Island’s only shelter for lost, abandoned and homeless animals. Donations must be brought directly to the Garment Depot on weekdays from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm and on Saturdays from 9:00 am – 6pm. More information can be obtained by calling (902)-367-4044.
Help the PEI Humane Society Collect Air Miles
Did you know you can collect Air Miles on behalf of the PEI Humane Society? It’s true, all you need to do is print of a copy of our Collector Card Number and present this number at participating Air Miles retailers. The Air Miles you collect will go directly to our account. The PEI Humane Society uses Air Miles to help with the purchase of day to day items that are needed at the Shelter. Air Miles are also a great help in allowing our Shelter staff to attend industry conferences and seminars, where they learn new techniques on improving the lives of Shelter animals. If you would like to start collecting Air Miles for the PEI Humane Society simple print of a copy of our Collector Card Number here. Happy Collecting!