Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary Couple Plead Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges after 92 Animals Seized

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary Couple Plead Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges after 92 Animals Seized

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Calgary couple plead guilty to animal cruelty

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CALGARY - A Calgary couple have pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges in what is being called the largest animal seizure in the city's history.

Anthony and Christine Berry were charged with causing unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to an animal and failing to provide suitable and adequate care to an animal.

Calgary Humane Society officers seized 92 animals from their home in a residential neighbourhood in 2014.

The animals included 69 rabbits, 21 hamsters, one cat and one dog that were in distress due to unsanitary conditions, untreated medical concerns and a lack of basic care.

Some of the animals were euthanized because they were in such poor condition.

The couple have each been fined $6,900 and are prohibited from ever owning more than one spayed or neutered cat or dog. …

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