PRESS RELEASE: North Preston man charged under the Animal Protection Act

Posted on: Monday, October 5th, 2015

Dartmouth NS (October 5, 2015) – Charges were laid today, Oct. 5, as a result of the seizure of 24 American Staffordshire Terriers, including several newborn puppies from a home in North Preston on the weekend. Warren Winslow Cain has been charged with violating the Animal Protection Act under the following Sections;

Section 22(a) failed to provide the animal(s) with adequate source of water;

Section 22 (c) failed to provide the animal(s) with reasonable protection from injurious heat or cold

Section 22(d) confine animal(s) to an enclosure or area with inadequate space, unsanitary conditions without providing an opportunity for exercise so as to significantly impair the animal(s) health or well-being

Section 21(2) causing an animal(s) to be in distress

The Nova Scotia SPCA is recognized as the leading expert in the areas of advocacy and companion animal protection. The NS SPCA operates on a policy of zero tolerance for animal cruelty and sets the standard of animal care for the province of Nova Scotia.

If you witness an act of animal cruelty please contact our confidential toll free hotline at: 1 (888) 703-7722.


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