Giving Shelter

Giving Shelter is a behind-the-scenes look at the daily workings of the Winnipeg Humane Society. This is a world of dedicated animal lovers dealing with the difficult decisions of animal care, over-population and euthanasia.

Winnipeg filmmaker Kevin Nikkel took his camera to the Winnipeg Humane Society in December of 2012.

Adoption

Kelly Milne and her son Ben spend a day at the Humane Society picking out a cat for adoption.

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Foster

Scuddles, a Yorkshire Terrier, is surrendered to the Humane Society. This story deals with society staff as they perform surgery on Scuddles and try to find foster home for him.

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Intake

Peggy and her 10 puppies are brought to the Humane Society. Staff at the society prepare all the animals for adoption.

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Clinic

This story deals with veterinarian Dr. Erika Anseeuw as she treats cats brought to the Humane Society. Watch as she makes the difficult decision on which cats should euthanized.

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Tank

  • 1yr
  • Basset Hound Mix
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Abby

  • 1yr
  • Medium Hair Mix
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Gloria

  • 1yr
  • Labrador Retriever
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Ginger

  • 1yr, 11mths
  • Orange White Tabby
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Queen

  • 1yr
  • Husky Mix
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Bazinga

  • 1yr
  • Short Hair Mix
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Daphne

  • 10mths
  • Short Hair Mix
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Darby

  • 3yrs, 3mths
  • Pit Bull Mix
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Leah

  • 6mths
  • Short Hair Mix
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William

  • 1yr, 7mths
  • Doberman Pinscher
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Paris

  • 2yrs, 2wks
  • Short Hair Mix
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Amigo

  • 3yrs, 11mths
  • Akita Mix
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Bella

  • 2yrs, 1mth
  • Labrador Retriever
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Boots

  • 1yr, 3mths
  • Short Hair Mix
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Triscuit

  • 3yrs, 11mths
  • Labrador Retriever
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Charlotte

  • 7mths
  • Short Hair Mix
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Shadow

  • 3yrs
  • German Shepherd Mix
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MacKie

  • 5yrs, 2mths
  • Short Hair Mix

Adoption

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Kelly Milne and her son Ben spend a day at the Humane Society picking out a cat for adoption.

Foster

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Scuddles, a Yorkshire Terrier, is surrendered to the Humane Society. This story deals with society staff as they perform surgery on Scuddles and try to find foster home for him.

Intake

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Peggy and her 10 puppies are brought to the Humane Society. Staff at the society prepare all the animals for adoption.

Clinic

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This story deals with veterinarian Dr. Erika Anseeuw as she treats cats brought to the Humane Society. Watch as she makes the difficult decision on which cats should euthanized.