Tag: cats

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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PETIOT, David

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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KOBUTA, John

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

Death of Dogs from Ukraine a Concern for All

June 24, 2020 The Alberta SPCA was saddened to learn dozens of puppies died while on route to Canada from Ukraine as part of a shipment of approximately 500 dogs last week, and we are pleased to hear an investigation is underway to determine what happened and to ensure a tragedy like this is not

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Dan Kobe

Foal Fun – Sharing #Pawsitivty

Spring is a time of new beginnings. A number of horses that came into our care this spring were pregnant and this means our herd is growing. And the babies are so incredibly cute! However, while we enjoy watching little ones like this having fun, we would prefer owners take steps to ensure we do

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Dan Kobe

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

What Happens When Your New Dog Stays Home Alone? One of the good news stories during the COVID-19 crisis has been the overwhelming number of people offering to foster or adopt pets. It seems many had wanted to include an animal in their family and decided that since they were home most of the time,

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