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Ontario woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty after horse dragged by vehicle

WARNING: This story contains graphic content. Discretion is advised. A woman formerly living near Peterborough, Ont., has pleaded guilty to an animal cruelty charge after a video showed a horse being dragged by a vehicle. According to court documents, on Wednesday, Solstice Pecile, 23, entered a guilty plea to causing …

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Winnipeg Humane Society appoints in-house animal advocacy lawyer – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Winnipeg Humane Society has announced an appointment it says is a first for an animal welfare agency in the province: an in-house animal advocacy lawyer. On Thursday, the WHS named Krista Boryskavich, who has decades of experience in private legal practice …

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Viral video of lion sparks concern over roadside zoo in Clarington, Ont.

A TikTok video posted last Friday, showing a lion at an Ontario roadside zoo that looked like it had escaped its primary enclosure, is sending shockwaves throughout the animal advocacy community. The video, taken outside Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park in Orono, near Clarington, is circulating through various channels. It …

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