Ontario judge dismisses advocacy group’s bid to speak on behalf of animals in court

TORONTO – An Ontario judge has dismissed an advocacy group’s bid to secure the right to speak on behalf of animals in legal settings. Superior Court Justice Lorne Sossin says several of the issues raised by Canadians for Animal Protection…

N.S. SPCA launches foster program for pet owners in hospital or in transition from domestic violence

The Nova Scotia SPCA announced Monday that they’ve launched a new pilot program, Paws & Support, in Halifax Regional Municipality. The free program will see dogs, cats and other animals cared for while their owners seek short-term in-hospital treatment or…

Riverview pitbull returned to owners after being seized for allegedly attacking minor, another dog

The owners of a Riverview pitbull are calling on the town to change the way it enforces its animal control bylaws after their pitbull named ‘Chester’ was seized by the town’s animal control officer last Friday. According to a statement…

Calgary Humane Society Pet of the Week: Kayo

August 30 2019 2:57pm Cheryl Grant from the Calgary Humane Society joins Global News with Kayo. For more information, you can contact the society at (403)205-4455 or http://www.calgaryhumane.ca. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Anthrax kills 7 animals in southeastern Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture says an anthrax case was confirmed in the rural municipality (RM) of Golden West. Laboratory results on Thursday confirmed anthrax was the cause of death for seven animals in a southeastern area of the province,…