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Tails of Help
Tails of Help is a volunteer-driven registered charity focused on helping Albertans in need. Our goal is to keep pets healthy and with their loving families.
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Tails of Help Jul 2
Pet owners can qualify by financial need if they receive AISH, GIS, Alberta Works, etc OR if their family is suffering job loss or reduced hours/income due to COVID-19 shutdowns. (more details - )
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Tails of Help Jun 30
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from July 1 until September 30. HOW THE “2020 COVID-19 RELIEF PROGRAM” WORKS: Find details on our website here:
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Tails of Help Jun 30
TAILS OF HELP ANNOUNCES NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PROGRAM TO SUPPORT SICK PETS AND THEIR FAMILIES! NEW PROGRAM JUL-AUG-SEP-2020 Tails of Help is excited to offer the new “TAILS OF HELP 2020 COVID-19 RELIEF PROGRAM” throughout Alberta, to run for a limited three month time period...
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Tails of Help Jun 24
COVID-19 and Responsible Pet Ownership ... some great guidelines from the American Veterinary Medical Association about responsible pet ownership that we would like to share with Alberta pet owners (or those considering a new pet)... Read more here:
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Tails of Help Jun 18
COVID-19 and Responsible Pet Ownership Tails of Help has found some great guidelines about responsible pet ownership that we would like to share with Alberta pet owners (or those considering a new pet)... Read more here: …/
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Tails of Help Jun 12
COVID-19 and Responsible Pet Ownership: Tails of Help has found some great guidelines about responsible pet ownership that we would like to provide for Alberta pet owners... Read more here: …/
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Tails of Help May 18
That's all right, it is supposed to be FUN!
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Tails of Help Apr 27
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...(If you are ill with COVID-19) Do not share food, kiss, or hug them, and wash your hands before and after any contact with them. (source: Alberta Veterinary Medical Association)
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Tails of Help Apr 27
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...(If you are ill with COVID-19) Have another member of your household take care of walking, feeding and playing with your pet. If you have a service animal or you must care for your pet, then wear a face mask...
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Tails of Help Apr 27
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...interacting with your pet; ensure your pet is kept well-groomed; regularly clean your pet’s food and water bowls, bedding material, and toys). If you are ill with COVID-19, it is recommended that you limit contact with animals until more information is known about the virus...
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Tails of Help Apr 27
COVID 19 - What pet owners want to know! If you are not ill with COVID-19, you can interact with your pet as you normally would, including walking, feeding and playing. You should continue to practice good hygiene during those interactions (e.g., wash hands before and after ...
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Tails of Help Apr 16
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"Our goal is to ensure that non-elective and emergency veterinary medical services are available when needed." (source: Alberta Veterinary Medical Association, more info available on ABVMA site here: )
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Tails of Help Apr 16
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The ABVMA is working to ensure that veterinary services remain available during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alberta veterinarians and veterinary technologists are committed to providing care in these unprecedented times...
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Tails of Help Apr 16
REMINDER! – Accessing Veterinary Care during COVID-19: The ABVMA (Alberta Veterinary Medical Association) recognizes that veterinary practices provide essential services to maintain the health and welfare of animals in the province.
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Tails of Help Apr 9
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If you are a low income Alberta pet owner and your pet is sick or injured, you can ask your veterinary clinic about an application for treatment funding. Our goal is to ensure that our process remains available when needed for sick or injured pets of low income Alberta families.
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Tails of Help Apr 9
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If you are on staff at a veterinary clinic you can submit applications using our standard process, although we ask that you send them by email please instead of fax, as currently we have very limited access to the office fax system.
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Tails of Help Apr 9
Tails of Help Applications Process: YES WE ARE OPEN! Many clinics (and some pet owners too!) have been asking if our Tails of Help application process is still open during the COVID-19 crisis. The answer is YES our process is still taking applications from clinics...
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Tails of Help Mar 31
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No cases of cats or other domestic animals have been detected with COVID-19. (source Alberta Veterinary Medical Association)
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Tails of Help Mar 31
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There is currently no evidence that dogs can spread the infection. The dog did not show any clinical signs of illness and the virus was no longer detectable on the tests within five days. Since this one incident, no further dogs have had positive tests for COVID-19.
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Tails of Help Mar 31
Beware of COVID-19 rumours and misinformation! Can COVID-19 be transmitted from humans to dogs and dogs to humans? On Feb. 28, 2020, a dog in Hong Kong tested positive for COVID-19. It is suspected to be a case of human to animal transmission from infected owner to their own pet.
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