Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Who Drove with Dogs in Back of Truck Won't Be Charged: Alberta SPCA

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Who Drove with Dogs in Back of Truck Won't Be Charged: Alberta SPCA

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Alberta man won't be charged over dogs in truck

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EDMONTON - A man who drove his pickup down a highway near Edmonton with two dogs on top of the truck-bed cover will not face charges.

The Alberta SPCA says an investigator has checked the dogs and determined they weren't hurt.

The officer also spoke with the driver about the dangers of driving with dogs in the back of his truck.

Spokesman Roland Lines says the Alberta SPCA is confident that the man understood the message and won't do it again.

On Sunday, a couple who watched the man drive at speeds of more than 110 km/h along the Yellowhead Highway filed a report to the SPCA that included photos and video.

Lines says some people will be upset with the decision not to lay charges. …

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