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Smalls’ Animal Cruelty Case Nears Resolution

David Lee, Victoria and Jason Leroy Small, accused in a case of animal cruelty in Ontario, have decided to plead guilty and face sentencing next month.


Have Your Say on Animal Cruelty Laws & Enforcement in Ontario

A new survey asks for the public's input on how animal cruelty investigations and humane law enforcement should be handled in Ontario.


The OSPCA Will No Longer Enforce Animal Cruelty Laws

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will not sign a new contract with the province after the current one expires the end of March.


Charges Laid in a Massive Alberta Animal Cruelty Case

Fifty-two horses and six dogs were removed from a property in Alberta. Patricia Lynn Moore and Ross Andrew have been charged with 27 related offences.

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Minden Hills woman found guilty of animal cruelty

Shauna Hie of Minden Hills has been convicted of animal cruelty following an investigation by the OSPCA that led to the removal of four horses in her care.


Three Guilty Pleas for Smalls

The Small family pled guilty to animal abuse and the court heard the agreed on statement of facts about the dead and starving horses in their care.


Accused in Alberta Cruelty Case is No Stranger to the Courts

Patricia Lynn Moore, who is facing charges of cruelty against animals by the Alberta SPCA and the RCMP, is no stranger to the court system.