Media releases

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Below are our most recent media releases.  For more information or requests for interviews with VHS staff contact Peter Fricker, Projects and Communications Director: 604 266 9744 or cell 604 603 5401, peter@vancouverhumanesociety.bc.ca


New project launched to help homeless women and their pets

Vancouver – The Vancouver Humane Society (VHS) has joined with the North Shore Crisis Services Society (NSCSS) to launch the first partnership of its kind in a project designed to help women and pets in crisis. The project, funded in part by a $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities® of Canada and a $9,000 grant from North Shore Community…

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Has COVID-19 made life harder for pets and their guardians?

Research project will examine the impact of the pandemic on people and their pets to learn how they can be helped to deal with future disasters Vancouver – The Vancouver Humane Society (VHS) and Dalhousie University are launching a joint…

Thought-provoking billboard urges Vancouverites to “Go Veg”

New Vancouver Humane Society ad campaign promotes kindness to all animals Media releaseJuly 23, 2020 Vancouver – A striking new billboard in downtown Vancouver is encouraging Vancouverites to treat farmed animals with the same compassion as other animals by transitioning…