Antigonish Man Charged for Causing Dog to be in Distress

SPCA release:

Angus Cameron, 18, from Antigonish, has been charged with causing an animal to be in distress, contrary to Section 26 (1) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia.

On July 27, 2023, the Nova Scotia SPCA received a complaint about a dog allegedly being abused. After an investigation, the accused was located in Halifax Regional Municipality and charged.

Cameron is scheduled to appear in Antigonish Provincial Court on December 20, 2023.

The Nova Scotia SPCA reminds the public that the province has animal protection laws, and reports of abuse contrary to those laws, are kept confidential. The Nova Scotia SPCA has a zero-tolerance policy for animal cruelty and neglect. You can report acts of cruelty by calling the SPCA toll-free at 1-888-703-7722, e-mailing, or filling out an online form at

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