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MacKinnon, Grant D.

Grant D. MacKinnon is prohibited from from practising equine dentistry in Alberta for a period of one year. The prohibition period is in effect from May 30, 2022 to May 30, 2023.

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Grant D. MacKinnon

Grant D. MacKinnon pleaded guilty on April 11, 2022 in Edmonton Provincial Court to two counts of causing animals to be in distress under the Animal Protection Act. Mr. MacKinnon entered into a Peace Bond prohibiting him from practising equine dentistry in Alberta for a period of one year. The Peace Bond expires on May

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Patricia Moore

On April 8, 2022 Patricia Moore was convicted in Stony Plain Provincial Court of four counts of causing horses to be in distress under the Animal Protection Act 2(1). Ms. Moore was charged following a public complaint of horses in distress on a property near Evansburg, Alberta. Ms. Moore had previously been convicted of causing

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Moore, Patricia

Patricia Moore is prohibited for life from possessing, caring for or having ownership of any equine. Ms. Moore has until May 31, 2022 to divest herself of any horses in her care or control.   *Update: A Justice has granted Ms. Moore an extension to divest herself of horses in her care. She now has

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Patricia Moore

Patrica Moore is prohibited for life from possessing, caring for or having ownership of equines of any kind. Ms. Moore has until May 31st, 2022 to divest herself of any horses in her care and control.

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Dakota Beuerlein

Dakota Beuerlein was convicted on December 23rd, 2021 of one count under the Animal Protection Act of permitting animals to be in distress 2(1). Mr. Beuerlein is prohibited from owning more than 5 livestock for a period of one year. In addition, Alberta SPCA Peace Officers have the right to inspect animals on Mr. Beuerlein’s

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Beuerlein, Dakota

Dakota Beuerlein is prohibited from owning more than 5 livestock for a period of one year. In addition, Alberta SPCA Peace Officers have the right to inspect animals on Mr. Beuerlein’s properties, without warrant, for a period of 10 years for the purpose of checking on their welfare. The prohibition order is in effect from

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Adamsen, Rose Lee

Rose Lee Adamsen is prohibited from having care of or being responsible for the feeding and care of one or more horses for a period of three years. Adamsen may ride a horse recreationally but may not be responsible for the feeding or care of the horse. This order is in effect from July 27,

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Bradley Cecil Hoover

Bradley Cecil Hoover pleaded guilty on June 18, 2021 in Drumheller Provincial Court to one count under the Animal Protection Act 2.1(a) of failing to provide adequate food and water to cattle. Mr. Hoover was fined $2,500 dollars. A court order gives the Alberta SPCA the ability to attend Mr. Hoover’s property without warrant for

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Joe Foster

On May 26, 2021 Joe Foster pleaded guilty in Stony Plain Provincial Court to one count under the Animal Protection Act 2(1) of causing cattle to be in distress. Mr. Foster was fined $2,000 and as part of the sentence, the judge granted Alberta SPCA Peace Officers inspection rights, without warrant, of any property owned,

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Alberta SPCA News

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Dan Kobe

Alberta SPCA receives grant to help keep families & pets together

The Alberta SPCA has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Edmonton Community Foundation to support our work to keep families and their pets together. The grant will be used to hire an administrative staff member for our One Family Welfare department, ensuring our frontline workers have the resources to help people and pets in

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Dan Kobe

Hay Destined for Alberta SPCA Stolen

Hay Destined for the Alberta SPCA Stolen Theft Demonstrates Desperate Need for Feed Approximately 70 bales of hay that were to be donated to the Alberta SPCA was stolen from a field before Peace Officers could arrange for it to be picked up. The hay, with an approximate value of $10,000, disappeared sometime between July

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Dan Kobe

Summer Safety Message

We know to buckle up when getting into a vehicle, but what about our four-legged friends? The Alberta RCMP and Alberta SPCA remind motorists that properly restraining pets while driving is important for both their safety and yours. Improperly restrained animals can compromise the safe operation of a motor vehicle. If a pet-passenger is forcing

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