Ontario SPCA

Ontario SPCA

July 03, 2014 10:00 ET

11 Charges Laid Under the Ontario SPCA Act, in Hybrid Turkey Case

KITCHENER, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 3, 2014) - In June, 2014, the Ontario SPCA laid 11 charges under the Ontario SPCA Act in a case involving the company Hybrid Turkeys and five employees.

This investigation was conducted jointly with the Ontario Provincial Police, in relation to suspected animal cruelty.
First appearance will be held on August 13, 2014 in the Woodstock Provincial Offences court.

"Animals are protected under the Ontario SPCA Act when it comes to neglect, abuse and cruelty. The Ontario SPCA takes alleged animal cruelty reports very seriously," said Chief Inspector Connie Mallory.

To report animal cruelty, contact your Ontario SPCA Community by calling 310-SPCA (7722), email your concern to cruelty@ospca.on.ca, or contact your local police.

Ontario SPCA and Humane Society:

Protecting animals since 1873, Ontario SPCA is Ontario's Animal Welfare organization. A registered charity comprised of over 50 Communities.

Ontario SPCA is mandated under the Ontario SPCA Act to enforce animal welfare legislation and the Act provides Ontario SPCA Agents and Inspectors with police powers to do so.

Ontario SPCA provides leadership in animal welfare innovations including introducing high-volume spay/neuter services to Ontario and opening the Provincial Education and Animal Centre.

www.OntarioSPCA.ca

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