Jane Young
Jane Young Campaign leader

Read about our legislation for animals in Canadian provinces and territories. Click on "Provincial Legislation". This site is from the…Read More

CFHS | Provincial legislation

Canadian Federation of Humane Societes
Home / Animals and the Law / Provincial legislation Provincial legislation All of the provinces and territories have animal protection laws. They vary widely in terms of which animal welfare issues are covered and the level of protection provided. The degree to which the laws are enforced, and who is responsible for enforcement of the laws,…Read More
Jane Young
Jane Young Campaign leader

The mayor of St. Louis has the right idea. This should be for every location when the temperature plummets.

Pets left outdoors during cold snap will be confiscated and owners cited : News

stltoday.com
ST. LOUIS • Cats and dogs left outdoors during the incoming bitter cold will be confiscated and their owners cited with animal cruelty, the city pledged on Friday.   As temperatures are expected to drop below zero, Mayor Francis Slay said the city will be sending search teams out into the public to look for people who don't have a warm place to…Read More
Jane Young
Jane Young Campaign leader

This article is from the states, but it is very useful in seeing the signs of animal cruelty as it relates to leaving animals out in the…Read More

What to Do If You See a Pet Left Out in the Cold : The Humane Society of the United States

January 7, 2014 What to Do If You See a Pet Left Out in the Cold It can be a crime to leave pets outside in extreme temperatures without food and shelter Cold weather can be deadly for pets. As the temperature plummets in many parts of the country, The Humane Society of the United States sees a marked increase in the number of complaints…Read More
Jane Young
Jane Young Campaign leader

In Ontario ...

Province failing animals with shoddy laws, advocates say - Latest Hamilton news - CBC Hamilton

After a Hamilton dog was left outside in record-breaking cold this week, incensed animal lovers in the city are calling for changes to the provincial SPCA Cruelty to Animals Act. But while some cry foul over what they call a largely impotent piece of legislation when it comes to animal protection, provincial officials say Ontario’s laws are…Read More
Jane Young
Jane Young Campaign leader

In Nova Scotia ...

Dead dog in North Preston froze, starved to death says SPCA - Nova Scotia - CBC News

The SPCA's mission is to prevent cruelty to animals, help animals in need, and prosecute offenders. The owner of a North Preston residence where a dead dog was discovered frozen during December's cold snap is facing animal cruelty charges, according to the Nova Scotia SPCA. The SPCA began its investigation after receiving a report on Dec. 23…Read More