Community Pet Food Bank
This program provides temporary assistance with supplies such as food and litter to pet owners who are navigating difficult financial times. The program is run solely on donations of supplies from the public and provides help to between 60 and 100 pet owners each month.
Donations of dry and wet dog or cat food, as well as cat litter, can be dropped off at the Lethbridge Animal Shelter (2405 41 St N) during business hours, or Feed Sam (3002 2 Ave N). You can also purchase supplies through our Amazon Wishlist!
Those looking to access assistance can call 403-320-4099.
Low-cost spay and neuter
The City of Lethbridge provides annual funding to the No-Kill Animal Association of Lethbridge (NOKA) which facilitates a spay/neuter assistance program for low-income pet owners within the City of Lethbridge.
To apply for financial assistance call or text 403-327-6652.
Support the efforts of NOKA by donating to their program.
The One Family Welfare Program through the Alberta SPCA may be able to help with emergency pet boarding. This program is in place to provide safe housing to pet owners fleeing situations of domestic violence or experiencing an emergency crisis. To learn more about this program, visit onefamilywelfare.ca.
To access assistance call 780-447-3600 ext 3750
Animal welfare funding programs
The City of Lethbridge Animal Welfare Advisory Committee oversees the applications for grant funding opportunities. There are currently two grants available;
Funding for local Animal Rescue Organizations
Funding to Manage Feral Cat Colonies
For more information and to access the grant applications, click here.