International Fund for Animal Welfare

International Fund for Animal Welfare

November 12, 2007 13:27 ET

Media Advisory: Prestigious IFAW Animal Action Award Presented to Alberta Animal Hero

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2007) -



Award presentation in Edmonton


When: 1.00 pm
Wednesday 14 November 2007

Where: 13720 147 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta


Alberta animal hero, Sylvia Christianson, will be presented with a prestigious IFAW Animal Action Award.

Sylvia Christianson is the founder of the Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) and has found caring new homes for more than 1,600 mistreated and abandoned dogs.

IFAW Canada Director, Olivier Bonnet will present the award at the home of foster carer and SCARS Director, Andrea Cairns, in Edmonton.

Photo opportunity: Award presentation and Keeta-one of the dogs currently in foster care awaiting a loving new home.

Contact Information

  • International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
    Marie-France Lettre
    613-241-3982 ext. 225 or cell 613-355-3281