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Karli Sitting Eagle

Karli Sitting Eagle pleaded guilty to the Animal Protection Act (APA) charge of allowing an animal to be in distress, 2(1) on December 1, 2022. In October of 2021, the Alberta SPCA received a public complaint about a kitten potentially in distress on the Siksika First Nation. An investigation was initiated and the Alberta SPCA

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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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Curtis Ring

Curtis Ring pleaded guilty on August 16, 2022 for allowing an animal to be in distress under the Animal Protection Act (APA) 2(1). In January 2022, the Alberta SPCA received a public complaint about a steer that appeared lame in the County of Foothills. An Alberta SPCA Peace Officer attended the property and found the

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Bonnie Jean Charron

On July 7, 2022, Bonnie Jean Charron pleaded guilty in provincial court to allowing an animal to be in distress. In June of 2019, the Alberta SPCA received a complaint of a sphinx kitten in distress at a veterinary clinic in the Cochrane area. The kitten was humanely euthanized. The owner/breeder of the kitten, Bonnie

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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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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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Alberta SPCA News

Dan Kobe

Numerous Large Seizures Strain Alberta SPCA Resources

Latest seizure brings 82 additional animals into the care of the Alberta SPCA On April 23, 2024, the Alberta SPCA was asked to assist the RCMP during an investigation on a property in Mountain View County. Once on site, Alberta SPCA Peace Officers determined the animals on the property were in distress. As a result,

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Dan Kobe

Alberta SPCA to take over answering ALERT Line

March 21, 2024 The Alberta SPCA, in collaboration with the former Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce plans for the future of the AFAC ALERT Line. With the dissolution of AFAC underway, effective March 21, 2024 calls to the ALERT Line will be answered by the Alberta SPCA. “We

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Dan Kobe

Compassion for Collectors

When the Alberta SPCA Peace Officer arrives at a property to check on the welfare of animals, she is always on the lookout for signs of a bigger problem. Sometimes, it’s a nearby vehicle that is stacked full of clothes or bottled water, or perhaps it’s the home’s windows, with the curtains drawn shut, but

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