Big Lakes County’s Animal Care Facility provides care for dogs who were found astray, may not have an identified owner, or dogs who were surrendered to Big Lakes County. The facility also provides care for cats found astray within hamlets in Big Lakes County. Animals placed in the Animal Care Facility will stay for three days while our staff make every attempt to contact their owner. Animals who have not been claimed after the allotted days become the property of the County and will be placed in the care of In The Woods Animal Rescue, or will remain at our Animal Care Facility and placed up for adoption.

ACCEPTING DONATIONS

Big Lakes Animal Care Facility is seeking the following donations to help us take the very best care of the animals in our facility!

  • Towels/blankets
  • Clumping cat litter
  • Cat food
  • Dog food (Purina dog chow, Purina puppy chow)
  • Monetary donations to help with vet bills or other supplies needed.
    • E-transfer [email protected] and note in the message box that the transfer is a donation to the Animal Care Facility (ACF)
    • In-person payments for donations can be made at any of our Admin or FCSS Offices
    • If giving monetary donations, a tax receipt can be mailed to you!

If you wish to inquire about an adoptable dog or cat in our care, please contact the Animal Care & Control Officer at 780-523-5955.

Animals for Adoption

Our Animal Care & Control Officer has found the following dogs and cats in our County. To claim your animal, please call 780-523-5955. To adopt, please fill out and submit the form at the bottom of the page. 

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Name

Rasmus

About Me

Rasmus is a friendly, playful kitten who gets along with other cats and dogs. He would be a great pet, and we would like to see him adopted together with his twin brother, Kadri. His adoption fee is $125.

Breed

DLS

Colour

Orange

Sex

Male

Age

DOB May 2024

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

June 27, 2024

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Name

Kadri

About Me

Kadri is a friendly, playful kitten who gets along with other cats and dogs. He would be a great pet, and we would like to see him adopted together with his twin brother, Rasmus. His adoption fee is $125.

Breed

DLS

Colour

Orange

Sex

Male

Age

DOB May 2024

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

June 27, 2024

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Name

Remy

About Me

Remy is a friendly young adult who loves being pet and has experience being an outdoor cat, so he would make a great barn/shop cat or family pet, or a mix of both! His adoption fee is $125.

Breed

DLH

Colour

Grey, black tabby

Sex

Male

Age

DOB appx. 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

May 9, 2024

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Name

Rory

About Me

Rory is a shy but sweet young adult who would make a great family pet. He was found wanering outside, and so would be able to make a good outdoors cat as well. His adoption fee is $125.

Breed

DSH

Colour

White, grey siamese

Sex

Male

Age

DOB appx. 2023

General Demeanour

Reserved, friendly

Location Found

Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

May 8, 2024

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Name

Spook

About Me

Spook is a shy but sweet young adult who would make a great family pet or outdoor barn cat. He is slowly getting his being 'spooked' and becoming a friendly, calm cat. His adoption fee is $125.

Breed

DSH

Colour

Black and white tuxedo

Sex

Male

Age

DOB appx. 2023

General Demeanour

Reserved, friendly

Location Found

Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

May 27, 2024

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Name

Momma Myah

About Me

Momma Myah is named so because she unexpectedly gave birth to two kittens shortly after coming into our care. She spent time in a foster home to raise her babies, until they were old enough to leave her and adopted. Now Momma is looking for her own home. She would make an excellent outdoor barn or farm cat, and would ensure your house and yard are always clear of pesky rodents.
Her adoption fee is $150.

Breed

DSH

Colour

White, orange, black, calico.

Sex

Female

Age

DOB appx. 2023

General Demeanour

Reserved

Location Found

Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

May 22, 2024

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Name

Thomas O'Malley

About Me

Thomas is a reserved cat who would be an excellent barn or farm cat and work extremely well as a mouse trap. He is friendly but prefers to be left alone to work hard unsupervised.

Breed

DSH

Colour

Black

Sex

Male

Age

DOB appx. 2019

General Demeanour

Reserved

Location Found

Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

May 22, 2024

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Name

Felix

About Me

Felix is a total sweetheart looking for a forever home! He has one ear partially missing, likely due to frost bite, but it doesn't seem to phase him! He would make a great barn cat or house cat. His adoption fee is $125.

Breed

DSH

Colour

White, tabby mask and mantle

Sex

Neutered Male

Age

DOB appx. 2022

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Kinuso, AB

Date Impounded

January 26, 2024

Juno

Name

Juno

About Me

Juno is a sweet gal who is only about 8-10 months old. She is very friendly and energetic and would make a great companion! Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Retriever

Colour

Black, Brown, white

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. September 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly, energetic

Location Found

Hwy 2, Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

May 17, 2024

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Name

Baby Spice

About Me

Baby Spice may be the runt of the litter but she makes up for it with her big, loveable personality! Baby is a total sweetheart who would love to have a gentle owner to socialize her and a big yard to play in! Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Weimaraner mix

Colour

Tan, Grey face, white blaze

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. December 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly, playful

Location Found

Joussard, AB

Date Impounded

May 14, 2024

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Name

Ginger Spice

About Me

Ginger Spice is a sweet gal with a playful personality and a love for the zoomies. She enjoys playing outside with her sisters, sniffing everything in sight, and is learning leash skills. Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Mixed breed

Colour

Tan, black mask

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. December 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly, outgoing

Location Found

Joussard, AB

Date Impounded

May 14, 2024

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Name

Posh Spice

About Me

Posh Spice is the calmest of her litter, but that doesn't mean she won't want to play! After a good run around and maybe a game of fetch, Posh likes to laze around and suntan, and would enjoy having a grassy lawn to do so on! With a release for her energy Posh would be a happy, gentle pup. Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Mixed breed

Colour

Brown, black mask, white blaze

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. December 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly, laid back

Location Found

Joussard, AB

Date Impounded

May 14, 2024

Sporty Spice

Name

Sporty Spice

About Me

Sporty Spice is a sweetheart who, as her name indicates, is an energetic and adventerous girl. She loves to find new places to explore and would love a human companion who would bring her on lots of adventures! Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Mixed breed

Colour

Grey, tan legs, white blaze

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. December 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly, energetic

Location Found

Joussard, AB

Date Impounded

May 14, 2024

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Name

Scary Spice

About Me

Scary Spice is a darling who is learning how to trust after she came to us with a leg injury. Now fully healed Scary likes to show off how much better her leg is by running around and playing! She can still be shy around new people, so we're hoping to find her a loving owner who can remind her how to be cared for! Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Mixed breed

Colour

Tan, grey face, white chest

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. December 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly, nervous

Location Found

Joussard, AB

Date Impounded

May 14, 2024

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Name

Petunia

About Me

Petunia is a beautiful, sweet little puppy with a cuddly personality. She loves to flop over and have her tummy rubbed, and could convince you to sit and do so for hours with her big brown eyes! She's a growing girl and we'd love to see her develop her wonderful personality in a home environment. Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Pitbull mix

Colour

Tan, black mask, white chest and feet

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. January 2024

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Enilda, AB

Date Impounded

April 23, 2024

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Name

Lilly

About Me

Lilly is a lovely gal and the mother to our sweet little Petunia! Her daughter got her people loving personality, and Lilly would love a home with a big yard, lots of people to play with, but no other dogs, please! She is a charming girl who will quickly win you over with her sweet eyes and happy face. Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Pitbull mix

Colour

Black, white

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. 2021

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Enilda, AB

Date Impounded

April 23, 2024

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Name

Frankie

About Me

Frankie is a playful and super smart girl. She is the calmer of the two girls in her litter, but is still quite playful and friendly. Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Mastiff mix

Colour

Tan, black mask

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. February 1, 2024

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Hwy 750, Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

April 18, 2024

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Name

Tula

About Me

Tula is a playful and gentle girl. She loves to go swimming, and is very adventerous. She gets along well with other dogs, and is hard at work learning all her basic obedience and skills. Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Mastiff mix

Colour

Darker tan, black mask

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. February 1, 2024

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Hwy 750, Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

April 18, 2024

Beau

Name

Beau

About Me

Beau is a big and gentle boy His adoption fee is $300.

Breed

mastiff mix

Colour

Tan, black mask, white blaze

Sex

Male

Age

DOB Appx. February 1, 2024

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Hwy 750, Big Lakes County, AB

Date Impounded

April 18, 2024

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Name

Chandler

About Me

Chandler is a smart girl who knows all her basic obedience and leash skills. She gets along well with other dogs and cats. She is a funny gal who loves to play and go for walks, with a big and loveable personality! Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Pitbull mix

Colour

White, black

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. February 10, 2024

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

High Prairie, AB

Date Impounded

April 17, 2024

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Name

Luna

About Me

Luna is a cutie with an amazing, friendly temperment, lush and soft curls to cuddle with, and a happy, always wagging tail. She gets along with other dogs and is learning basic commands on top of her already great leash skills! Her fuzzy coat would make her just as good an outdoor dog as it would a cuddle buddy. Her adoption fee is $350

Breed

Retriever mix

Colour

Black

Sex

Spayed Female

Age

DOB appx. 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Hilliard's bay , AB

Date Impounded

January 30, 2024

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Name

Uto

About Me

Uto is a precious boy who has been growing up with us and eagerly awaiting his first and forever home! He has a thick, warm coat that woul make him an excellent outdoor dog, and he is hard at work learning basic commands and leash skills.

His adoption fee is $300.

Breed

Akita mixed breed

Colour

Black, white patch on chest, white toes.

Sex

Intact male

Age

DOB November 15, 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

N/A

Date Impounded

January 9, 2024

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Name

Bubbles

About Me

Bubbles is a playful girl who is waiting for her first ever and forever home! She has learned so much as she's grown, such as leash skills and how to sit, and has developed a wonderful, personable personality. She would make a great indoor or outdoor pet. Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Akita mixed breed

Colour

Black, white patch chest, white toes.

Sex

Intact female

Age

DOB November 15, 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

N/A

Date Impounded

January 10, 2024

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Name

Buttercup

About Me

Goofy Buttercup was once the runt of her litter, but now a grown girl she's determined to shine through! Her funny and loveable personality would make for a great family pet, and she is a smart girl who is eager to learn and please.
Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Akita mixed breed

Colour

Black, small white patch on chest, white toes.

Sex

Intact female

Age

DOB November 15, 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

N/A

Date Impounded

January 9, 2024

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Name

Harper

About Me

Harper is a wonderfully smart girl who has learned so much since she first came to us. She has learned amazing leash skills and basic obedience, and every day she shows us her loevable and sociable personality, as she greets every other dog with a firednly 'hi' before meals, and is always asking for scratches on her big ears. Smaller in stature but big in love, Harper would be an amazing family pet.

Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Elkhound mix

Colour

Tan, black mask

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. May 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

N/A

Date Impounded

December 1, 2023

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Name

Autumn

About Me

Darling Autumn is a playful girl who loves to go for walks, play fetch, and stich to your side! She is looking for a home where she'll get plenty of attention, have room to play, and lots of people to give her endless love to! Autumn has great leash skills but can be a little nervous around vehicles, and is working hard on all her basic commands.

Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Elkhound mix

Colour

Tan, black mask

Sex

Female

Age

DOB Appx. May 2023

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

N/A

Date Impounded

December 1, 2023

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Name

Stella

About Me

Stella is a lovely dog who is inching ever closer to her senior years and would love a caring home to retire in. She adores belly rubs and suntanning, and will never say no to some head scratches. She is kennel trained, playful, and full of so much love. You can be the loving home she so deserves!
Her adoption fee is $350.

Breed

Mixed breed

Colour

Fawn, black mask

Sex

Female

Age

DOB appx. 2019

General Demeanour

Friendly

Location Found

Joussard, AB

Date Impounded

July 4, 2023

If you are interested in adopting a dog, please fill out the Dog Adoption Application Form below, and our Animal Control Officer will get back to you shortly. If you have any questions, please call us at 780-523-5955. 

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