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Pets and Wildlife

​​​​​​Concerns about barking dogs, aggressive dogs, the removal of a deceased do​g or cat, or lost, injured or stray animals can be directed to the Lethbridge Animal Shelter at 403-320-4099.

Concerns about wildlife such as coyotes and deer can be directed to Alberta Fish and Wildlife at 403-381-5266​.

Animal neglect or abuse complaints:  Alberta SPCA at 1 800 455 9003

Lethbridge Animal She​lter and Lethbridge Pets

The City of Lethbridge Animal Shelter houses dogs and cats available for adoption and also helps to return your pet to you if he or she is lost. ​​ ​

Leth​bridge Wildlife and the Nature Centre​

Lethbridge is home to many interesting animals that you may encounter while living here.  It is not uncommon to see deer, porcupines, skunks, marmots and western painted turtles!   A variety of seasonal birds including pelicans and brown thrashers, complement the year-round resident birds.  Throughout the year Lethbridge is home to more than 300 species of birds!  To learn more about Lethbridge's wild things visit the Helen Schuler Nature Centre's website

Animal Welfare Committee

The Animal Welfare Committee acts as an advisory committee to City Council on issues relating to animal welfare in the City of Lethbridge.  They also oversee two grants: