1-800-455-9003

Animal Protection Line

Animal Protection

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 properties, without warrant, for a period of 10 years for the purpose of checking on their welfare.

The prohibition order is in effect from December 23rd, 2021 to December 23rd, 2022.

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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