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Knutsford Great Dane breeder faces further legal trouble

July 23, 2010

A Knutsford resident facing three counts of animal cruelty charges under both the Criminal Code of Canada and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act is now facing further charges after breaching the conditions of her bail. In 2009 the BC SPCA seized 26 Great Danes and six cats from Haughton after determining the animals …

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Victoria man under investigation for bludgeoning of baby raccoon and mother

July 21, 2010

The BC SPCA is investigating a Victoria area man who was seen beating a baby raccoon and its mother to death with a hockey stick last Monday night. BC SPCA animal protection officer, Erika Paul arrived at the scene Tuesday to retrieve the bodies which will be critical to confirming how the raccoons died. “Raccoons are …

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Calgary Stampede deaths highlight rodeo concerns

July 15, 2010

The recent deaths of horses at the 2010 Calgary Stampede once again raises the need for animal welfare organizations and the public to call for more humane treatment of animals in events which showcase rodeo skills. In its official position on rodeo events the BC SPCA expresses serious concern about the events that are the …

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