Web
Analytics
Home / Cute + Funny Dogs / Kind Strangers Rescue Pets in Alberta Wildfire

Kind Strangers Rescue Pets in Alberta Wildfire

fort mcmurray rescue animals dog wild fire

It’s being described by many as a Western-Canada apocalypse.

The raging wildfire across Fort McMurray, Alberta have displaced 88,000 residents since Tuesday. Families’ home have burned down to rubble; some weren’t even able to go back to save important belongings or pets. 1,600 structures have been affected, and with no end of the fire in sight, even more buildings are being threatened.

While escaping from the flames, many residents had to leave behind pets because they could not be accommodated in evacuation centers. The Fort McMurray SPCA was evacuated Wednesday and had finally gotten the clear to go back in Friday afternoon. But generous acts from strangers have helped pets who were lucky enough to make it out.

One man said that he went into a pet store in Edmonton, where he had to evacuate, to buy supplies for his dog. To his surprise, free bins of items were set aside for evacuee pets. When he tried to pay for other supplies…

A Stranger anonymously paid for everything.

 

1111119898809809809778776777777777777777777777777777777777111 dog-pay-fort-mac


The Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society and the Calgary Humane Society requested 900 crates and received more than enough in donations.

fort mercury fire alberta
1111119898809809809778776777777777777777777777777777777777111

Others have generously donated dog food and other pet supplies.

fort mercury fire alberta



1111119898809809809778776777777777777777777777777777777777111

Kind strangers across the border are opening up their wallets to help out pets, too.

usa-fort-mac

1111119898809809809778776777777777777777777777777777777777111

People have been heading into the city to search for and rescue animals.

city-rescue-2

 

 

1111119898809809809778776777777777777777777777777777777777111
new2
city-rescue

 

 

 

 

Dogs are even being rescued by helicopter

helicopter

1111119898809809809778776777777777777777777777777777777777111

Many people have stepped up and have offered to house and foster pets.

offer-foster

1111119898809809809778776777777777777777777777777777777777111

Evacuees who left pets at home can call:

117111‌• 780-743-7000 Pulse
117111‌• 780-788-4200 Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

 

Alberta veterinary practices have also stepped up to offer assistance.

Facebook album has been set up to help identify pets found in Fort McMurray and another to post photos of missing pets.

form was developed to help collect information about pets left in homes or pets who evacuated with their owners but need food or supplies.

Click here to donate to the Canadian Red Cross to assist those people and pets who have been devastated by what is the largest fire evacuation in Alberta’s history.

FREE DOG HACKS
I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information )
Subscribe now to get your free dogument of 10 ways to make your dog HAPPIER.
Spam is the equivalent of dog poop. Your email address will not be sold or shared with anyone else.

About Admin

Admin
The world can seem like a dark place sometimes. And life can be a little daunting. We feel you and that’s why we exist. A tiny puppy smiling can lighten your heart. Simple tips can lengthen your dog's life. We want to make you smile and help you and your canine live life to the fullest with pawesome content. This blog post may contain affiliate links which may reward us if you make a purchase using it. We use these funds to keep this site and feed the pup :)

Check Also

cute dog video, funny dog video, dog magic trick, dog pineapple video, can dogs eat pineapple, dog eating video

VIDEO: Holy Sh!t! Pineapple Turns Into Dog Magic Trick

You’re going to look at canned pineapple a little differently. An owner opens a normal …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *