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About CFHS

The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies is the only national organization representing humane societies and SPCAs in Canada.

We bring together those who work with and care for animals to promote respect and humane treatment toward all animals.

Since we were founded in 1957, we’ve earned our solid reputation and enviable credibility as the ‘go-to’ national voice on animal welfare issues for industry, media, government, non-governmental organizations, and the public.

We work collaboratively and cooperatively with key stakeholders based on the premise that we can have a greater impact creating positive change by being a part of the process instead of being apart from it.


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  • Frederic A. McGrand Award

    The 2014 CFHS Frederic A McGrand Award winner is Rob Laidlaw Rob has demonstrated a relentless dedication and commitment to improving animal welfare in Canada and around the world. Rob has spent more than 30 years working to protect animals of all kinds. Throughout the ups and downs he has neve…

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