Our work

Our name is local, the animal issues we cover are global

Helping pets in need

Veterinary support for sick and injured companion animals

The pets we help are superheros. They provide emotional support to their caregivers and get to experience the joy of a loving home. We help ensure their medical needs are met so they don’t hurt anymore.

Animal suffering for “entertainment”

Rodeo subjects animals to fear, pain, stress and the risk of injury or death for entertainment

From rodeos to sled dog tourism, people have exploited animals for a profit for many years. Learn about the big issues and how you can make a difference.

Plant-based advocacy

Helping people access plant-based foods

Plant University is a place for individuals and institutions, including schools, hospitals, and catering companies, to learn about the many benefits of a plant-based diet how they can shift to more plant-based foods.

Farmed animal cruelty

Advocating to end the suffering of sentient beings used for food

Farmed animals are seen by many as food. We see them as beings who suffer unnecessarily. Learn about how to make meaningful changes to stop farmed animals suffering.

Animals in captivity

Wild animals in captivity are deprived of their freedom and natural environment

Wild animals are kept behind bars and in tanks across Canada with very little to do. They are bored and frustrated. Learn what you can do to speak up for them.

Advocating for wildlife

Canadian businesses and individuals contribute to the risk of creating the next pandemic

From the international wildlife trade to dangerous wildlife poisons, wild animals face a variety of risks from human activity.

Free training for animal services

Trauma-informed & culturally safe training

This free training for the animal services sector aims to help workers and organizations reduce burnout and to create safer, happier outcomes for animals, their guardians, and animal protection workers.