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Animal Welfare Linked to Human Welfare

November is Family Violence Awareness Month When humans are in crisis so are their animals because animal welfare and human welfare are deeply connected. When a life crisis affects a pet owner, their companion animal is likely to feel the effects too. Extending compassion to both humans and animals is integral to ensuring all members

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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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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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Jamie Ann Palmer

Jamie Ann Palmer pleaded guilty in Provincial Court to causing horses to be in distress under the Animal Protection Act 2(1). Alberta SPCA Peace Officers attended a property in Northeastern Alberta in February 2022. On the property, Peace Officers found the remains of several horses. Ms. Palmer was charged with causing animals to be in

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MacKinnon, Grant D.

Grant D. MacKinnon has entered into a Common Law Peace Bond, which includes a condition that he not practice 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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Rose Lee Adamsen

Rose Lee Adamsen admitted in court on July 27, 2021 to causing animals to be in distress. In March 2019, the Alberta SPCA received a public complaint that horses at a trail riding operation west of Rocky Mountain House were in distress. An Alberta SPCA Peace Officer found two horses on a remote property that

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Chhuon Samneang

Chhuon Samneang pleaded guilty on February 19, 2021 in Brooks Provincial Court to two charges under the Animal Protection Act of 2(1) causing an animal to be in distress, and 2.1(b) failing to provide adequate care for an animal that is ill or wounded. Mr. Samneang was fined $1,000 and given a two-year prohibition from

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Samneang, Chhuon

Chhuon Samneang is prohibited from own any animal for a period of two years. This prohibition expires on February 19, 2023.

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Thoeut, Khiev

Khiev Thoeut is prohibited from own any animal for a period of two years. This prohibition expires on February 19, 2023.

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Dan Kobe

Animal Welfare Linked to Human Welfare

November is Family Violence Awareness Month When humans are in crisis so are their animals because animal welfare and human welfare are deeply connected. When a life crisis affects a pet owner, their companion animal is likely to feel the effects too. Extending compassion to both humans and animals is integral to ensuring all members

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Dan Kobe

Bandit

Your empathy could save an animal’s life this fall! Animals like Bandit need your help… Bandit and his littermates were quickly brought into our care this summer when our Animal Protection Services received a panicked call about injured puppies in a community west of Edmonton. The caller was frantic about the hurt puppies, as we

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Dan Kobe

Alberta SPCA hands out pet food in Lethbridge

The Alberta SPCA and Community Animal Services of Lethbridge teamed up to hand out free dog and cat food in Lethbridge on Friday August 30th.  Approximately 200 bags were distributed. The Alberta SPCA and Community Animal Services both recognized Albertans are struggling with inflation. It’s hoped by offering free food, animal owners will have one

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