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Langley veterinarian convicted in horse neglect case

March 28, 2012

Warning: graphic photos below. Langley veterinarian Mark Marohn was found guilty today of animal cruelty under both the Criminal Code of Canada and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act after the BC SPCA discovered six emaciated and badly neglected horses in his care. Marohn was charged in April of 2009. In December, 2008, BC SPCA …

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BC SPCA seeks public’s help in solving shocking case of animal cruelty

March 14, 2012

(Warning: Graphic photos below. Discretion is advised.) BC SPCA animal cruelty investigators are seeking the public’s help in solving a shocking case of animal cruelty in Dawson Creek. Disturbingly, the case appears to be a repeat of a sickening incident that took place in January, 2011 in the same neighbourhood. “Yesterday afternoon we received a …

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Severely emaciated puppies rescued near Ladysmith

February 29, 2012

Caution: news story below contains graphic images The BC SPCA rescued seven severely emaciated puppies and their badly neglected mother from a residence near Ladysmith on February 27.  The German shepherd-cross dogs, who were surrendered into BC SPCA custody by their owner, included the mother of the puppies, six 12-week-old puppies and one nine-month-old puppy …

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