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An open letter to PetSmart & PetSmart Charities

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June
15

Dear PetSmart Canada & PetSmart Charities, We are contacting you as a group of concerned animal welfare organizations in British Columbia. In case you are not familiar with the signatories, below is a brief introduction to each. We would like …

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Good intentions, bad results

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

May
3

Good intentions Imagine a crowded animal shelter—concrete kennels full of stressed out dogs, many with unknown histories and probably an equal amount of unchecked veterinary needs. They’ve been abandoned or surrendered and this shelter is possibly their last opportunity for …

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Volunteer Board Member Positions Available

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

January
1

Paws for Hope Animal Foundation is an animal welfare charity that provides care for pets in need, education for the community and support for the animal welfare sector. We are committed to the establishment of a more sustainable approach to …

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Volunteer Position – Volunteer Coordinator

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November
13

Big things are happening for us at Paws for Hope, and we need top notch people to join us to help improve the lives of animals in BC!

The Power of Love

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

August
19

Tomorrow we say good bye to Sir Hamilton and there will be a big empty space in our home. Hamilton is the perfect example of the power of love. When he came to us as a palliative foster from Countryside …

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Major Gifts Officer

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

July
11

Paws for Hope Animal Foundation Paws for Hope Animal Foundation (Paws for Hope) is passionate about animals and their ongoing care and protection. We have a vision for our province where every pet will be cared for and have a …

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Supporting the Marginalized
in Our Communities

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

March
19

by Shawn Llewellyn, DVM It is a busy start to the morning at McLaren House in downtown Vancouver, as the schedule for appointments with veterinarians is fully booked and a fit-in list has already been started. The staff at McLaren …

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Helping People, Helping Pets

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

March
19

THE HUMAN-ANIMAL BOND The human-animal bond is a mutually beneficial and dynamic relationship between people and animals that is influenced by behaviours that are essential to the health and well-being of both. This includes, but is not limited to, emotional, …

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The Top Three Reasons Why NOT To Gift a Pet for Christmas

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

December
7

Our Vice-President Breanna and Lucy have an important message to share with you this holiday season on why gifting pets at Christmas is a bad idea. 1. ALL THE CHRISTMAS CHEER! The holidays are a busy time of year. We …

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Volunteer Research Assistant Opportunity

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: There is no tags | Categories: News

September
27

Position Title: Research Assistant, Youth Programs Term: November 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017 (six months) Reports to: Executive Director Position Summary: To work with the Executive Director to produce a report on youth programming and services related to animal …

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