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Surrendering A Pet

Learn About the Process & Options Before Surrendering an Animal

Considering Surrendering Your Pet?

Learn About Your Options

This decision is not easy. If you are in a position that you feel surrendering your pet is your only option, there are some potential alternatives of support available: 

Behavioural consultants that can assist with classes and private consultations 

Offering food support for you and your family: 

We offer temporary help for pet owners facing unexpected financial situations: 

For short term pet safekeeping program for temporarily displaced individuals in crisis: 

There are many alternative options for support available to you. Reach out to friends and family.  They may be able to help by taking your pet temporarily or help your pet find a new home.

No matter what option you choose, it’s important to ensure that your pet is going to be in a safe and loving home.


Thank you for considering the best interests of your pet.

For more information on surrendering a pet, please contact our
Animal Care Team: Email
Phone: 1-403-342-7722 

Need Help With Your Pet's Behaviour?​

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