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Jenkins, James

James Jenkins of Strathcona County is prohibited from owing, possessing, controlling, boarding or living at a residence with any animals, with the exception of 20 bovines, for a period of three years. During the term of the prohibition order, Alberta SPCA Peace Officers, with 24 hours notice, may inspect the living conditions and welfare of

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James Jenkins

On October 2, 2023, James Jenkins of Strathcona County pleaded guilty to causing distress to cattle. Peace Officers attended Mr. Jenkins property December 22, 2021 after receiving public complaints that animals were in distress. Investigators found numerous dead cattle on the property, as well as more than 180 cattle that were deemed to be in

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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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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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Have The Courage

Alberta SPCA Encourages Owners of Senior Horses to Have The Courage The kindest thing you can do is prevent needless suffering this winter With bitter weather approaching, the Alberta SPCA encourages owners of senior horses to evaluate whether their animal can endure an Alberta winter. Older horses struggle to create body warmth in the extreme

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Help For Animals – Sharing #Pawsitivity

We recognize that Albertans are suffering through illness, economic hardship and through physical isolation. And we know when people suffer, animals suffer too. We do not to want to wait until animals are in distress to hear from Albertans, we want to work with you to find a solution for your individual situation. https://youtu.be/2wY8FClYk6c We

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Donald Crevels

A southern Alberta man was fined $1,500 after abandoning dozens of chickens inside a makeshift chicken coup in the Municipal District of Foothills. The Alberta SPCA received a complaint in March of 2019 of approximately 50 chickens that had been left in a travel trailer. When an Alberta Peace Officer arrived, he found about 35

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Peter and Linda Spahr

Peter Hans SPAHR and Linda C. SPAHR of the Tofield area pleaded guilty on August 21, 2019 in Vegreville Provincial Court to two counts each of causing an animal to be in distress under the Animal Protection Act (APA) 2(1) and for failing to provide veterinary care for an animal that is sick or injured

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SPAHR, Peter and Linda

Peter and Linda SPAHR are prohibited from owning or having joint care or custody of more than fourteen (14) horses for a period of fifteen (15) years. The prohibition order grants the Alberta SPCA authority to attend properties owned by the Spahrs, without warrant, to inspect the horses and to ensure compliance with the prohibition order.

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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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Alberta SPCA News

Dan Kobe

Shelters are not housing

A message from our Executive Director I recently snapped this image in the downtown of a busy Canadian city, and while it wasn’t aimed at the animal welfare community, it resonated with me. Shelters aren’t homes, for people or animals. We can’t continue to rely on shelter space to house animals taken from distress, there

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Dan Kobe

Looks can be Deceiving

When our Alberta SPCA Peace Officer first arrived at the suburban home, she thought she was at the wrong address. The property was well-kept and there were no visible signs that animals might be in distress; none of the obvious clues our team members normally see. Then the Peace Officer turned to the home’s left.

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Dan Kobe

Poppy’s Path

Seizure of 82 animals from Mountain View County involved a large number of animals, and one tiny dog. Poppy was definitely the smallest of the bunch when she came into our care. The Biewer terrier cross only weighed three-and-a-half pounds, and due to skin issues and hair loss, looked even smaller than that. Our team

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