Articles - OSPCA

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13 Dead and 15 Starved Horses Found on Stouffville Farm

A shocking OSPCA investigation in Aurora, Ontario has revealed 7 dead horses and 15 more determined emaciated by the attending veterinarian.

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Take the New Animal Welfare Survey From Ontario Goverment

The Ontario Government has released a public survey and introduced a new temporary regulation in an effort to improve the animal welfare system.

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Help a Horse in Need This Holiday Season

This holiday season, find a gift for the horse lover on your list that gives back in nuzzles and neighs. The Ontario SPCA’s Paws & Give™ 2016 Holiday Symbolic Giving Catalogue is filled with one-of-a-kind gifts that help change the lives of a

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Suspected Animal Neglect Investigation Underway at Ontario Farm

The Ontario Provincial Police and Ontario SPCA have opened an investigation into the condition of horses on a Waterford, Ontario farm.

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Court Rules it is Unconstitutional for OSPCA to Enforce Animal Welfare Laws

On January 2, 2019, a decision was made in Superior Court which will impact the enforcement of provincial animal welfare legislation in Ontario.

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Trio Accused of Animal Cruelty Avoid Court Again

Three Ontario people accused of animal cruelty, in an ongoing case of horrific abuse and neglect, once again failed to appear in court today, August 13th.

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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.

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Cruelty Case Against Smalls Moves Toward Pre-Trial

The ongoing Ontario cruelty case against David Lee, Jason Leroy and Victoria Small is moving forward, with a pre-trial date set for December 4, 2018.

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Ontario SPCA Charges Three Stouffville Residents with Animal Cruelty

Three people from Stouffville have been charged with neglect under the Ontario SPCA Act following an investigation into treatment of horses in their care.

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Family Charged With Animal Cruelty Fails to Show Up for Court

David Lee, Victoria and Jason Leroy Small failed to appear in a Provincial Offences Court in Newmarket, ON, on July 6, as each face animal cruelty charges.