Below are some of the examples of the work taking place to help reduce dog overpopulation in the North.
Provincial Animal Transfer program at work
A plane carrying 58 community dogs in search of new homes arrived at the Peterborough Airport from Big Trout Lake First Nation. This is a community about 500 kilometres north of Thunder Bay.
Indigenous Corporate Training with Bob Joseph: Respect, understanding and animals Bob Joseph, founder of Indigenous Corporate Training Inc., has provided training on Indigenous relations since 1994. He joins us on our podcast now to share thoughts on Indigenous understandings of animals and animal welfare.
Beat the Heat Kenora: Changing lives of dogs up North Tammy McConomy and Jeanie Leroux have a passion for Northern communities – this is why they founded Beat the Heat Kenora.
Tammy McConomy and Jeanie Leroux have a passion for Northern communities – this is why they founded Beat the Heat Kenora. Learn all about this amazing initiative and how it’s helping care for, spay/neuter and relocate Northern community dogs, on our podcast!
Host, Kevin MacKenzie, speaks with Nancy Larsen, President and Co-Founder of the Alberta Spay/Neuter Task Force and R.J. Bailot, Co-Founder and Board Member of the Alberta Spay/Neuter Task Force. Nancy and R.J. explain what the Alberta Spay/Neuter Task Force is and why it is important to have spay/neuter clinics in First Nation Communities.