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Police investigate case of 3 dogs poisoned with antifreeze

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) along with the York Regional Police are investigating the deaths of three Australian Shepherds on a property in Stouffville, near Toronto. They appear to have been poisoned.

Ontario will bring in changes to better protect animals

Toronto - The province will provide $5.5 million a year to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) to better protect the province's animals. But some critics say the proposed changes do not go far enough.

Police officer shoots kittens in front of children

North Ridgeville - The Ohio Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) is pushing for animal cruelty charges against a North Ridgeville, Ohio police officer Barry Accorti, after he shot and killed five kittens.

Op-Ed: Marineland owner threatened OSPCA with lawsuit says society chair

Niagara Falls - After leveling several lawsuits on former Marineland trainers, the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) has now revealed that the park's owner -- John Holer, also threatened them with a lawsuit.

Op-Ed: Why the hell has Marineland Canada not been closed down?

Niagara Falls - Former trainers with Marineland in Canada recently blew the whistle on the park for keeping its animals in deplorable conditions. Considering Marineland's history with its animals, why the hell is this aquarium being afforded an investigation?

Ontario dog found shot at side of road dies

Sudbury - The German Shepherd found at the side of a road near Sudbury, suffering from two gunshot wounds to his face, died unexpectedly from heart complications.

Follow-up: Where is racehorse Appalachian Chief now? Special

Newmarket - The former racehorse has been in the media recently over outrage that he was being mistreated and that the Ontario SPCA was not caring for him properly. Chief is no longer in a garage stable but where is he?

Is former racehorse Appalachian Chief being cared for properly? Special

Newmarket - Is there a happy ending for Appalachian Chief, a race horse that won several races before age took him off of the track? For months this year Chief has been housed in a garage in Ontario says one group.

Ontario Crown drops charges against Toronto Humane Society

Toronto - In a stunning turn of events, the Ontario Crown Attorney's office has dropped all charges laid against a former Board Director and staff at the Toronto Humane Society.

Ontario animal shelter announces it will stop euthanization

Toronto - The Newmarket SPCA in Ontario, Canada, under fire for plans to euthanize 350 animals held at its shelter, announced it has stopped killing the animals in its care.

SPCA backs down a bit on its stance, will save some animals

Newmarket - The quest to save the hundreds of animals slated to be put down after a shelter north of Toronto, Canada, said it had no choice due to a severe ringworm outbreak has resulted in the shelter saying it would save 20 animals.

Ringworm outbreak forces Ontario shelter to kill 350 animals

Newmarket - Volunteers at the Newmarket OSPCA shelter said Tuesday that some animals who have not been infected with the strain of ringworm will also be put down.

OSPCA Donation Dollars Going To Lawyers?

Are donations to the OSPCA about to be diverted to legal teams? That is the allegation that CP24 is reporting. Callers to the Toronto Humane Society are greeted by a cheery voice directing users to donate.

Police raid Toronto Humane Society, arrest several key staffers

The Toronto Police made a surprise raid on the Toronto Humane Society yesterday, arresting the president and four other key leading officials of the organization.
 

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Ontario will give the OSPCA $5.5 million a year to better protect the province s animals
Ontario will give the OSPCA $5.5 million a year to better protect the province's animals
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