Animals seized from home in Elrose

Veterinarian determined that more than 100 animals were in distress and needed to be seized and removed

Workers with Animal Protection Services of Saskatchewan execute a warrant at an Elrose home on the morning of Jan. 9, and more than 100 animals were removed from the property after a registered veterinarian found the animals to be in distress. The case is still under investigation.

By Kenneth Brown
of The Crossroads

At least one person connected to an Elrose property is under investigation after 106 cats, two dogs and a turtle were seized from a home on the property.

Animal Protection Services (APS) of Saskatchewan, an organization responsible for enforcing the province’s Animal Protection Act, executed a warrant in Elrose on Jan. 9 and members of the organization were accompanied to the property by a veterinarian and members from the Rosetown RCMP.

According to officials, authorities attended the property mid-morning between 10 to 11 a.m. to execute the warrant. The APS workers arrived at the property in three rental cargo vans, and they were dressed in white protective clothing.

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