PRESS RELEASE: Yarmouth Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty

Posted on: Friday, October 27th, 2017

Yarmouth NS (October 30, 2017) – Nicole Jacquard  was charged on October 24th, 2017 with causing animals to be in distress contrary to section 21 (1) of the Animal Protection Act and willfully permitting unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to an animal contrary to Section 445.1 (1)A of the Criminal Code of Canada

SPCA officers responded to a complaint received by public and from RCMP in September regarding abuse to dogs. SPCA officers responded and after a thorough investigation, on October 2nd, 2017, a dog was seized from the Jacquard’s residence  on Main St in Yarmouth.

Jacquard is scheduled to appear in Yarmouth provincial court on December 18th, 2017 at 9:30am.

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. The NS SPCA urges you to report acts of animal cruelty by contacting our confidential toll free hotline at: 1-888-703-7722


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