Construction of the Animal Care & Control Centre is underway. We will put regular updates and photos of the construction on this page so you can see the progress.
Ground Breaking Ceremony - May 15, 2009
MP Brent Brent Rathgeber and MLA Naresh Bhardwaj joined Councillors Linda Sloan, Tony Caterina, and Karen Leibovici to officially start construction of the City's new Animal Care & Control Centre.
The event was attended by dignitaries from the City of Edmonton, rescue groups, pet industry stakeholders, and people involved in the building construction.
(Left to right) Councillor Linda Sloan speaks as MLA Naresh Bhardwaj, Councillor Tony Caterina, and MP Brent Rathgeber look on.
(Left to right) Chris Ward from the City of Edmonton's Capital Construction, David Leeb from the City of Edmonton's Animal Services, Councillor Sloan, Caper, Councillor Caterina, MP Brent Rathgeber, and MLA Naresh Bhardwaj break ground.
Foundation Poured and Building Taking Form - October 2009
Through the summer, construction crews cleared the land, installed the utilities, and poured a foundation for the new Animal Care & Control Centre. The building is now starting to take form.
Front of the Animal Care & Control Centre, taken from the Edmonton Humane Society's parking lot.
Back of the Animal Care & Control Centre, taken from 163 Street.
Building Partially Enclosed - December 2009
Work continues to go smoothly this winter. Part of the building now has outer walls.
Front entrance, from the Edmonton Humane Society parking lot.
Back of building, from 163rd street.
Interior Work Accelerates - March 2010In the spring, the outside of the facility was nearly complete and work could begin on the interior.
One of two front entrances that will welcome visitors when the Centre opens.
The innovative design of the dog kennels will ensure dogs are safe and healthy while in the City's care.
Finishing Touches - August 2010
As the possession date approaches, final details and cleaning are taking place inside the Animal Care & Control Centre.
Front door entrances with Admitting on the left and Pick-up on the right.
Side view from driveway access off 163 Street.
Rear view featuring the Animal Care & Control Officer intake garage seen from 163 Street.