Warrants issued for 2 women after 52 ‘neglected’ cats seized from Edmonton home

WARNING: This story contains photos that some may find unsettling The Edmonton Police Service has issued arrest warrants for two women after officers seized more than two dozen cats from a northwest Edmonton home. On Sept. 21, EPS officers and…

Neglected horses find new homes after auction, some with previous owners

Dozens of horses that were seized after an animal cruelty investigation near Edmonton went up for auction on Saturday. The horses were among the 65 who were seized in January from a rural property west of Edmonton, when 48-year-old Patricia…

Petition asks Edmonton police for dedicated animal cruelty unit

A group of veterinarians in Edmonton has launched a petition calling for the city’s police service to create a dedicated animal cruelty unit. The Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians says the petition was necessary after the Edmonton Humane Society…

Dogs and puppies seized in northeast Edmonton begin transfer to humane society

The 72 dogs and puppies that were seized from a rural northeast Edmonton home at the end of July have begun the transfer to the Edmonton Humane Society, the charity announced Friday. The move is the next step in getting…

72 dogs seized from alleged puppy mill in rural northeast Edmonton

A woman is facing animal cruelty charges after police say officers recently discovered a puppy mill in northeast Edmonton. Police say they were tipped off after reports of serious neglect from several people looking to purchase puppies. According to EPS,…

Case of one of Alberta’s largest animal seizures sees guilty pleas

*GRAPHIC WARNING: This article contains graphic details that some readers might find disturbing. A four-year case that saw one of Alberta’s largest animal seizures of all time heard guilty pleas Wednesday. April Irving pleaded guilty in Lethbridge court to four…

Charges pending after cat allegedly beaten to death with baseball bat: Calgary police

WARNING: This article contains graphic details that may be disturbing to some readers. Calgary police are investigating disturbing allegations of animal abuse from the city’s southeast. Officers were called to the 6200 block of 17 Avenue S.E. just after 9…

Alberta Fish and Wildlife investigating apparent animal cruelty incident

Warning: This story contains details that may disturb some readers. Discretion is advised.  Alberta Fish and Wildlife are investigating an incident near Spruce Grove, Alta., after a video posted to social media appears to show a man intentionally hurting a…

Dozens of charges stayed in Alberta animal cruelty case

Court records show one of three people charged in connection with a recent animal cruelty investigation in rural Alberta has had dozens of charges stayed. Ross Andrew Atkinson had been charged by the Alberta SPCA with 27 offences under the…