Tag: livestock


Ashley Ayaghchi is prohibited from owning livestock for a period of 5 years. Feb 15, 2019 to Feb 15, 2024

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Ashley Ayaghchi

Ashley Ayaghchi pleaded guilty to two charges under the Animal Protection Act of causing livestock to be in distress and for failing to provide adequate food and water. She was fined $3,000 and and given a 5 year prohibition from owning any livestock.

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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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Simon Keusch

Keusch pleaded guilty to one charge under the Animal Protection Act for causing or allowing llamas to be in distress. He was fined $5,000 and is prohibited for three years from owning or being in charge of any livestock, except for the sole purpose of transporting livestock to or from Pride Meats and Fine Foods

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GRAHAM, John Barry

John Barry Graham is prohibited for 10 years from having custody, charge, care, control or ownership of any livestock. Nov. 17, 2014, to Nov. 17, 2024

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Tyson Leiske is prohibited for 10 years from owning or possessing any livestock. Feb. 25, 2014, to Feb. 25, 2024

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Ted Bass is prohibited for 10 years from owning any livestock. Aug. 4, 2011, to Aug. 4, 2021

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Doug Renschler is prohibited for 10 years from owning any livestock. Aug. 4, 2011, to Aug. 4, 2021

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Alberta SPCA News

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Dan Kobe

Compassion Drives Us Every Day

Our theme in 2019 is Compassion and it drives all the decisions we make at the Alberta SPCA, for the animals, and for the owners as well. Sometimes neglect isn’t intentional and our Peace Officers are trained to recognize when compassion is needed for all. This is one of those stories. The owner had hidden

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Dan Kobe

The Alberta SPCA – 60 Years of Compassion

Compassion for animals has always been at the core of our organization and it continues to influence our work on behalf of animals.  As we enter our 60th year, we are highlighting compassion as our theme and as the motivating force for what we do every day. It was September 1959 that we were incorporated

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Pets Must Have Appropriate Shelter During Cold Weather

Your Donations Ensure We Can Help Dogs Like Charlie It is that time of the year when most of us seek warmth and comfort in our homes at the end of the day, but for some animals, there is no comfort. This was Charlie’s plight. At 15 years old, Charlie was not living in comfort and

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