Animal welfare groups plead for food, supplies, spay-neuter clinic amid ‘crisis’


Dogs on the Chemawawin Reserve, in 2018. Animal welfare activisists say government support for their organizations is urgently needed due to the overwhelming number of stray dogs in need of care and the recent cullings in northern Manitoba communities.

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Marshal Hodgins,

Animal welfare advocates say the animal overpopulation crisis in Manitoba has reached a state of emergency and are calling on the province to provide more support.

Feed the Furbabies Canada, a Winnipeg-based organization that provides food and veterinary care to animals in need across Manitoba, sent an open letter signed by 45 animal welfare groups from across Canada to Premier Wab Kinew and several provincial officials Monday.

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