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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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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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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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Palmer, Jamie Ann

Jamie Ann Palmer entered into a common law peace bond on June 21, 2022. As part of the peace bond, Ms. Palmer must keep the peace and be of good behaviour. She shall notify the Alberta SPCA or any peace officer designated by the Alberta SPCA to supervise this order, as to the location of

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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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Getting Along During COVID

OK, there’s a lot of tension in our province right now. We are taking our guidance from Neville and Nina on how to get along during these trying times!Sharing #Pawsitivityhttps://youtu.be/Q2vTeGiLKko

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Valour’s Story

Watch Valour’s Amazing Story The large, male horse runs with vigor when called for breakfast. Valour lives at an equine-facilitated healing ranch northwest of Edmonton where he doesn’t have to worry about food. When the human clients arrive at Infiniti Trails 4 Healing, Valour and the other horses on the ranch offer their soothing equine

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Hay, Secure Your Feed!

The Alberta SPCA encourages livestock owners to make arrangements now for winter feed for their animals. This has been a tumultuous year for investigations of underfed livestock in Alberta, particularly for horses. With another year of challenging hay production before us, the Alberta SPCA urges animal owners to seek out and lock in feed immediately

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Dan Kobe

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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Dan Kobe

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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