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Botell, Christopher

Christopher Bryan Botell is prohibited from owning, having custody or control, or residing in the same residence as any animal for a lifetime.*   *This prohibition was not a result of an Alberta SPCA investigation

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Jenkins, James

James Jenkins of Strathcona County is prohibited from owing, possessing, controlling, boarding or living at a residence with any animals, with the exception of 20 bovines, for a period of three years. During the term of the prohibition order, Alberta SPCA Peace Officers, with 24 hours notice, may inspect the living conditions and welfare of

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James Jenkins

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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Keagan Darcy Stanley

Keagan Darcy Stanley of Fort Saskatchewan pleaded guilty in July 2023 to both Animal Protection Act and Criminal Code of Canada charges in relation to the distress of a Shih Tzu named Bella. The charges related to two separate incidents. In December 2021, Bella was taken to a veterinary clinic suffering from blunt force trauma

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Moore, Patricia Lynn

On April 8, 2023 a prohibition order imposed by a justice of the Alberta Court of Justice came into effect against Patricia Lynn Moore. The order reads; Patricia Lynn Moore shall be on a lifetime ban from owning, caring for or being in possession of any equine animals.  

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Diana Bochar

On March 2, 2023, Diana Bochar of Smoky Lake County pleaded guilty in provincial court to one count of allowing an animal to be in distress under the Animal Protection Act (APA). In October 2022, the Alberta SPCA received a public complaint of animals in distress at the rural property. Alberta SPCA Peace Officers found

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Bochar, Diana

Diana Bochar shall not own, possess, control, board, breed or live in a residence with any animal including, but not limited to, dogs, cats, ferrets, or birds, with the exception of two pets that must be licensed, spayed or neutered, for a period of 15 years. She must comply with and allow the Alberta SPCA,

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Karli Sitting Eagle

Karli Sitting Eagle pleaded guilty to the Animal Protection Act (APA) charge of allowing an animal to be in distress, 2(1) on December 1, 2022. In October of 2021, the Alberta SPCA received a public complaint about a kitten potentially in distress on the Siksika First Nation. An investigation was initiated and the Alberta SPCA

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Cheyenne Beierbach

On October 4, 2022, Cheyenne Beierbach of Barons, Alberta was convicted in Provincial Court of causing an animal to be in distress under the Animal Protection Act (APA) 2(1). Ms. Beierbach was charged in December 2020 with causing an animal to be in distress (a dog) and for failing to seek care for an animal

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Beierbach, Cheyenne

Cheyenne Fern Beierbach is prohibited from possessing, having custody or control of, or residing in the same residence as an animal for 15 years. Ms. Beierbach is permitted to possess, have custody or control of, and reside in the same residence as two dogs in her possession at the time of this order on October

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Alberta SPCA News

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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Dan Kobe

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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