1-800-455-9003

Animal Protection Line

Animal Protection

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 a period of 5 years.

Report Animal in Distress

What happens when you Call?

When you call our Animal Distress Line 1-800-455-9003 we open up a file similar to a police investigation. In order to do so, we need timely, first-hand details to proceed.

What Should you Expect

We open up a file similar to a police investigation. In order to do so, we need timely, first-hand details to proceed. When calling, we will ask for a few simple questions.

When Do We Seize Animals

Alberta SPCA Peace Officers sometimes need to take animals into protective custody. When they do so, the officers will post a notice at the former location of the animals stating the reason for the seizure.

Investigating Neglect & Abuse

Our Peace Officers investigate every complaint we receive. We can only investigate if we have reasonable and probable grounds to believe there may have been an offence under the Animal Protection Act.

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