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Humane Canada's Summit for Animals
May 5-7 2024 - Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Summit for Animals is hosted annually by Humane Canada, the National Federation of Humane Societies, and SPCAs.

Picture this: hundreds of people in the animal welfare sector come together every spring in a different Canadian city. And guess what? In 2024, the Summit for Animals is hitting the East Coast for the first time ever! So, mark your calendars for May 5-7, 2024, and get ready to rock Halifax, Nova Scotia to learn, share and advance together!

This is no ordinary conference. The Summit for Animals is where you'll learn cutting-edge knowledge, challenge your beliefs, and make valuable connections to turbocharge your animal welfare journey.

And hey, everyone's invited! Animal shelter and rescue staff, veterinary professionals, advocates and volunteers, students, policymakers—you name it, we want you there! The Summit is all about inclusivity, bringing together folks from across Canada, the United States and beyond.

We've got an incredible lineup of ten educational topics waiting for you in 2024. From animal care and behaviour to tackling fatigue and building resilience, and from companion to wild and farmed animals, we've got it all covered! And that's just the tip of the iceberg. To dive into all the amazing educational topics, just click here.

Be the first to know by joining the Summit for Animals community here. You won't regret it!

If you feel like building extra skills, we've got optional Learning Labs on May 5th. They're an additional cost, but totally worth it! The official Summit dates are May 6th and 7th—so get ready for two days of animal welfare awesomeness!

So, get pumped, get excited, and get ready to experience the Canadian animal welfare conference of a lifetime at the Summit for Animals. It's going to be off the charts!

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