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Animal in Distress Call Results in Charges

Jun 11, 2021


On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, members of the Brantford Police Service attended a residence on D’Aubigny Road after receiving a report of an animal in distress.

Arriving on scene, officers observed a dog in distress within the residence. This animal was determined to be in need of immediate assistance, which officers provided.  

Within the residence, officers located 23 dogs, three cats and a deceased cat. The Brant County SPCA were contacted and attended. As the animals were uncared for, they have been removed from the residence and are in the care of the Brant County SPCA.

This investigation is ongoing. Officers from Brantford Police Service are currently working in conjunction with the Brant County SPCA, City of Brantford Property Standards Department and the Brant County Health Unit. Further updates will be provided once available.

Two Brantford residents, a 45-year-old male and an 18-year-old female were arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Causing unnecessary suffering to animals 
  • Cause damage or injury to animals

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