Tags : shelter

Animal shelter deals with pandemic lingering effects

It was an issue that many animal shelters had been experiencing over the course of the pandemic, the surrendering of pets as well not many people wanting to adopt a dog or cat. To help manage the intake of animals to the shelter to cope with those lingering pandemic effects, the Community Animal Shelter implemented […]Read More

Local Rabbit Rescue participates in Betty White Challenge

January 17th would have been Betty White’s 101st birthday. Since the Golden Girls’ passing, many animal shelters have participated in the Betty White Challenge. Betty White was apparently a huge animal lover. The initiative was created in 2022 as a way to celebrate the actress’s birthday while also encouraging people to donate to shelters or […]Read More

Seventy additional shelter beds coming to Lethbridge, province announces

Over the weekend, the province announced new funding through an action plan that will target homelessness in Alberta that includes one million dollars and 70 additional winter shelter spaces. Premier Jason Kenney says through the government’s Homelessness Task Force, they believed more enhancements were needed to address the issue.   “The money will used to […]Read More

The Last Chance Cat Ranch facing new location issues

Following a city stop order placed against the Last Chance Cat Ranch earlier this year, the shelter has been told they must vacate their current location or shut down permanently. Now, the group says they are faced with another problem and that is finding a new appropriate location. Angela Stewart has that story.Read More

City wide water bottle drive to support those who don’t

This heat can be unbearable for some, and many don’t have access to shelter or a cooling centre so to help with the heat, there is a city-wide water bottle drive taking place. Especially with the recent tent encampments, the Interfaith Food Bank hopes this will provide some help to those who need water but […]Read More

City officials encourage residents to prepare emergency kit

Emergency Preparedness Week is an annual event to remind people to take action and prepare themselves for any emergency that could occur. Lethbridge City officials echoed what Municipal Affairs Minister Ric McIver said having an emergency kit is vital to protect you and your family. “We want to make sure of course food and water […]Read More