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Patrick Meagher, Editor
Eastern Ontario Farmers Forum

June 29, 2011

Re: Farm faces $720,000 in animal cruelty charges. By Ian Cumming

 

Dear Patrick,

 

The Ontario SPCA would like to thank you for allowing us the opportunity to address some misinformation that was written in the article Farm faces $720,000 in animal cruelty charges, by Ian Cumming, and to clarify the role of the Ontario SPCA.

Newmarket, ON (June 30, 2011) – Canada Day is almost here and the Ontario SPCA wants to help make it a happy celebration for everyone, including our pets.

 

Loud noises such as fireworks or seasonal thunderstorms can easily spook your animal. Every year the Ontario SPCA finds, or hears reports of, lost animals, simply because they ran away due to the sound of roaring thunder or breaking fireworks. The Ontario SPCA suggests the following tips to help keep your pet safe over the long weekend.

The Ontario SPCA would like to congratulate the Ottawa Humane Society (OHS) and all its supporters on the opening of their new facility located on Hunt Club road in Ottawa.

NEWMARKET, ON (July 26, 2011) – The Ontario SPCA and the Etobicoke Humane Society, are reaching out to the public for any information they may have on a cat found in an Etobicoke park garbage can on Sunday afternoon.

Sudbury, ON (August 15, 2011) – The Ontario SPCA has charged Hendrick Reckman of Billings Township, with 26 counts of animal cruelty under the Ontario SPCA Act, after over 400 rabbits were found in his care.

NEWMARKET, ON (September 7, 2011) – The Ontario SPCA would like to congratulate our affiliate, the Lincoln County Humane Society (LCHS), on the opening of their new Spay/Neuter Clinic and the renovation of their current facility.

Newmarket, ON (September 29, 2011) - The Ontario SPCA is pleased to announce STEVEN PAGE AND FRIENDS LIVE & UNLEASHED, an evening in support of the Ontario SPCA. Hosted by comedian Colin Mochrie and actress Debra McGrath and presented by Iams, this award winning line up will not only entertain audiences but support the lifesaving work of the Ontario SPCA.

NEWMARKET, ON (05 October, 2011) —The Ontario SPCA is pleased to announce the first-ever jail sentence for charges of animal cruelty under the Ontario SPCA Act for a case of animal cruelty handled by the Ottawa Humane Society.

NEWMARKET, ON (October 7, 2011) - The Ontario SPCA wants to remind everyone about the need to keep your pets safe over the Thanksgiving weekend.

BRACEBRIDGE, ONTARIOGovernment representatives joined supporters and staff from the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) today to celebrate the completion of a new Muskoka Animal Centre in Bracebridge.

Bracebridge, Ontario, November 10, 2011 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Tony Clement, Member of Parliament for Parry Sound–Muskoka, President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, and Kate MacDonald, Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario SPCA.

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