Direct from Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
LIVE Q&A Presented by TELUS Spark, Calgary's Science Centre
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Go behind-the-scenes of a wolfdog enclosure at Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary for a live Q&A with Alyx the wolfdog expert! Surrounded by a pack of wolfdogs, Alyx will dive into their needs, behaviours, and genetic make-up.
*This program is designed for grades 1-5. All ages are welcomed!
- Grade 1: Senses, Needs of Plants and Animals
- Grade 7: Interactions and Ecosystems, Planet Earth
- Grade 9: Biodiversity
About Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary is a non-profit organization that oversees the rescue and safe sanctuary for wolfdogs that have been neglected, abandoned, or otherwise displaced. Through its educational programs, the Sanctuary discusses the challenges of wolfdog ownership and promotes responsible ownership by outlining what a suitable home should look like. The Sanctuary also touches on the importance of preserving wolves in the wild!
About Alyx- Sanctuary Manager
Alyx has always had a passion for animals. She took a strong interest in dogs, and furthered this passion by taking an apprenticeship program to become a dog trainer after she graduated high school. The apprenticeship program allowed many opportunities for Alyx, such as receiving a position as the lead role of a specialized puppy socialization program.
Later in 2015, Alyx started her own mobile dog training business: Wisepup Training, which she continues to run today. The opportunity arose to join the team at Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary in May of 2015 and Alyx happily accepted a volunteer internship position. After volunteering at the sanctuary for quite some time, Alyx was offered a full time position as Sanctuary Manager. Working at the sanctuary has allowed Alyx to further her knowledge in animal behaviour, which she applies to all animals she gets the opportunity to train and interact with.