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Month: February 2024

Foster’s Story

Animals are staying in our care longer… but support from friends like you ensure these animals receive the love and care they deserve, no matter how long they’re with us! When our Peace Officer Danny arrived on scene to investigate a complaint of animal neglect, he wasn’t sure what he’d discover – and that’s pretty

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Partners Are Important

Alberta SPCA Peace Officers investigate thousands of complaints of animals in distress each year, with many of the neglect and abuse cases being complex. This is why Alberta SPCA Peace Officers often partner with police, bylaw and other peace officers in their specific municipalities to help animals in distress. This type of cooperation was on

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Tux & His Family Required Immediate Help

Tux and his Family Required Immediate Help Alberta SPCA Peace Officers enforce the Animal Protection Act in our province and the majority of animals that come into our care are a result of our neglect and abuse investigations. However, there are many unfortunate circumstances that require involvement of our Animal Protection Team. Tux’s story is

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Teachers’ Convention Season

Every February and March, Alberta SPCA educators and volunteers attend teachers’ conventions across the province. These two-day professional development events provide a platform to connect with teachers and share information and resources that inspire kindness, respect, responsibility and empathy towards animals, people and the environment – every living thing! This year we will be attending

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Prohibition and Fine for Cattle Owner

On October 2, 2023, James Jenkins of Strathcona County pleaded guilty to causing distress to cattle. Peace Officers attended Mr. Jenkins property December 22, 2021 after receiving public complaints that animals were in distress. Investigators found numerous dead cattle on the property, as well as more than 180 cattle that were deemed to be in

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Lenny’s New Life

The picture of this pup and his best friend says more about the benefits of solid partnerships within the animal welfare system than we could ever express in this story. This is Lenny. He was one of the several near-feral, mucky and unwell Labradoodles we seized this past fall from a property owned by an

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Alberta SPCA News

Dan Kobe

Numerous Large Seizures Strain Alberta SPCA Resources

Latest seizure brings 82 additional animals into the care of the Alberta SPCA On April 23, 2024, the Alberta SPCA was asked to assist the RCMP during an investigation on a property in Mountain View County. Once on site, Alberta SPCA Peace Officers determined the animals on the property were in distress. As a result,

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Dan Kobe

Alberta SPCA to take over answering ALERT Line

March 21, 2024 The Alberta SPCA, in collaboration with the former Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce plans for the future of the AFAC ALERT Line. With the dissolution of AFAC underway, effective March 21, 2024 calls to the ALERT Line will be answered by the Alberta SPCA. “We

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Dan Kobe

Compassion for Collectors

When the Alberta SPCA Peace Officer arrives at a property to check on the welfare of animals, she is always on the lookout for signs of a bigger problem. Sometimes, it’s a nearby vehicle that is stacked full of clothes or bottled water, or perhaps it’s the home’s windows, with the curtains drawn shut, but

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