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Animal cruelty charges recommended against Mountain View Conservation Centre

February 8, 2010

The BC SPCA will be recommending charges of animal cruelty against Mountain View Conservation Centre following a six-week investigation into the care of giraffes at the Fort Langley facility.   Marcie Moriarty, head of the BC SPCA’s Cruelty Investigations Department, said the SPCA is waiting for necropsy results and will submit its recommendation to Crown counsel …

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Animal cruelty officers seek help in solving bizarre case in Dawson Creek

January 26, 2010

(Warning: Graphic photo below. Discretion is advised.) BC SPCA animal cruelty investigators are seeking the public’s help in solving a disturbing case in Dawson Creek. “It’s a bizarre and very upsetting case where an individual woke up on Jan. 15 to find a large block of ice on his lawn,” explains Marcie Moriarty, general manager …

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Golden retriever puppies seized in Chilliwack cruelty investigation

January 18, 2010

An emaciated golden retriever and her 11 puppies are now safe in BC SPCA custody following a cruelty investigation earlier this week.  The nursing mother, whose ribs protrude through her thin coat, is under veterinary care, and the four-week-old puppies are also receiving care for nutritional issues. “It is such a sad case because it …

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Dawson Creek residents plead guilty to animal neglect and cruelty

January 18, 2010

Michelle Kuberski and Kenneth Bunker have pled guilty to charges of animal cruelty following a BC SPCA investigation on their rural farm near Dawson Creek.  The two were sentenced last week in Dawson Creek Court to a $700 fine, two years probation and instructions that the BC SPCA be given a list of all remaining …

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Saanich woman banned from owning animals for three years

January 7, 2010

North Saanich woman who allowed her dog to suffer with a broken jaw, pneumonia and a collapsed lung has been banned from owning animals for three years. Iris Crystal Jones was handed the ban after pleading guilty to animal cruelty under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. “This was a horrific case of neglect,” …

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BC SPCA investigates cruelty report at a Fort Langley zoo

December 14, 2009

The BC SPCA has received a complaint that was forwarded to us from Zoocheck regarding the Mountain View Conservation and Breeding Centre. We are currently conducting an investigation into the allegations and that this investigation is ongoing. The owner is currently cooperating with the investigation. We do not have any updates at this moment, nor …

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