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Tips for Finding the Right Boarding Facility

Finding a boarding facility where you can leave your beloved pet for days or weeks is a stressful experience for many. After all, your pets are a part of your family and you want them to have a safe and positive experience, which also allows you to enjoy your time away without worry. Give yourself

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Tick and Flea Season is Here

Flea and Tick season has arrived in Alberta. Both pests can be hosted by dogs and cats and can cause health issues for your animals. Ticks Ticks are small spider-like arachinds that attach themselves to the skin and feed off blood. Ticks are more common than many people realize. In 2017, close to 2,000 ticks

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Be Pet Prepared for an Emergency

May is Emergency Preparedness Month The Fort McMurray Wildfire in 2016 and the Southern Alberta Flood in 2013 remind us that disaster can strike in Alberta and residents need to be prepared. An emergency plan needs to include your pets, both for evacuation purposes and for reunification should you become separated. During the Fort McMurray

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SCHULTZ, Garnet & Joann

Garnet and Joann Schultz are prohibited for life from owning animals other than one dog. The Schultzs must have a veterinarian confirm the dog is in good health every April. Prohibition is in effect from April 30, 2019 for life.

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David Petiot is prohibited for three years from owning any dogs or cats. Beginning Jan 26th, 2019, Petiot is allowed 1 dog. Prohibition order is in effect from Jan 26, 2018 to Jan 26, 2021

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John Kobuta is prohibited for life, without any limitations or exceptions, from the ownership or possession of cats or any other felines. Prohibition order is in effect from Feb. 2, 2017, for life

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MAJEAU, Gillian

Gillian Majeau is prohibited for five years from owning any cats. Prohibition order is in effect from Aug. 26, 2015, to Aug. 26, 2020.

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Gillian Majeau

Majeau pleaded guilty to one charge under the Animal Protection Act for causing or allowing cats to be in distress. She was fined $1,000 and is prohibited for five years from owning any cats.

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MICHEL, Edward

Edward Michel is prohibited for 10 years from owning a combined total of more than five dogs and cats (jointly with Debra Michel). He is also prohibited for 10 years from operating a dog or cat rescue, sanctuary or boarding kennel. Prohibition order is in effect from May 7, 2015, to May 7, 2025.

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Alberta SPCA News

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Dan Kobe

Alberta SPCA Makes Special Appeal After Taking in 143 Cats From One Home

The Alberta SPCA is making an appeal for donations after recently removing 143 cats from one home in the greater Edmonton area. The cats were not in distress which allowed Peace Officers to gradually deal with the situation. The owner agreed to surrender the cats to our organization. “We prefer to work with owners whenever

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Dan Kobe

Dog House Building Project

Alberta dogs will be the beneficiary of a pilot program between the Alberta SPCA Edmonton Catholic Schools. Students at six different schools are building insulated dog houses in their construction classes. The houses will then be offered to needy dogs and their families. The families will be identified by Peace Officers through their regular duties.

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Dan Kobe

Dog Owner Charged by Alberta SPCA

NEWS RELEASE October 23, 2019 Dog Owner Charged A dog owner from Swan Hills has been charged with four offences under the Animal Protection Act (APA) after the Alberta SPCA seized 16 animals from a property earlier this month. Lauri Restad is charged with causing an animal to be in distress, APA 2(1), failing to provide

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