Tag: Cattle

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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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 3o, 2019 for life.

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Garnet & Joann Schultz

On April 30, 2019 Garnet and Joann Schultz were handed a life-time prohibition from having custody of animals other than one dog. In December of 2016, the Alberta SPCA received a public complaint of numerous horses, cattle, llamas, and donkeys in distress on a rural property in the Tees area. Forty-one cattle, 16 horses, 17

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ONYSCHUK, Jim

Jim Onyschuk is prohibited for life from owning more than 30 cattle. The prohibition order is in effect from Dec 5, 2018 for life

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Alberta Rancher Fined for Causing Distress and Death of Dozens of Cattle

On November 5th, 2018 Perryvale area rancher Jim Onyschuk pleaded guilty in Athabasca Provincial Court to one count under the Animal Protection Act 2(1) of causing animals to be in distress. Onyschuk was charged after Alberta SPCA Peace Officers attended his farm in May of 2018. There, Officers discovered at least 50 dead cattle on

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SPARSHU, Gary

Gary Sparshu is prohibited for 15 years from owning horses or cattle. Prohibition order is in effect from Dec 13, 2016 to Dec 13, 2031.

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Gary Sparshu

Sparshu pleaded guilty to one charge under the Animal Protection Act for causing or allowing horses to be in distress and one charge of violating a previous prohibition order. He was fined a total of $6,650 and prohibited for 15 years from owning any cattle or horses.

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Ryan Keith Smith

Ryan Keith Smith pleaded guilty to one charge under the Animal Protection Act for causing or allowing cattle to be in distress. He was fined $2,300.

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SCHNEIDER, Scott

Scott Schneider is prohibited for five years from having custody, care or control of cattle. He is allowed to own cattle if they are controlled and cared for by someone else. Prohibition order is in effect from Jun. 10, 2015 to Jun. 10, 2020

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KURZ, James Allan

James Kurz is prohibited for 10 years from having more than 30 cattle. Prohibition order is in effect from Jun. 2, 2015, to Jun. 2, 2025.

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Alberta SPCA News

acreage horses
Dan Kobe

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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animal protection act
Dan Kobe

Your Vehicle is not a Dogsitter

As the temperature rises, so do the number of calls about dogs being left in vehicles. Most people understand that leaving a pet in a vehicle on a hot day can lead to death or serious health problems for dogs in a very short period of time. However, even on mild summer days it does

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Dan Kobe

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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