Man Convicted Must Pay Restitution to the Nova Scotia SPCA

Kuper Oldham, 21, of Wallace, has been convicted of causing an animal to be in distress, contrary to section 26 (1) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. The court has ordered Oldham to pay restitution to the Nova Scotia SPCA of $788.00 and is prohibited from having ownership, custody, care, or control of any animal for two years.

On June 15, 2023, Nova Scotia SPCA Enforcement officers attended a call about a kenneled dog who had been kicked down a flight of stairs, which had been captured on video. Officers seized the dog who was taken for a medical assessment.

The Nova Scotia SPCA has a zero-tolerance policy for animal cruelty and neglect. You can report acts of animal cruelty by calling the SPCA toll-free at 1-888-703-7722, e-mailing, or filling out the online form at All concerns and complaints are kept confidential.


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