Woman fined for docking tails off puppies: NS SPCA

June 19, 2017

The Nova Scotia SPCA says a St. Margaret’s Bay woman has pleaded guilty in a precedent-setting tail-docking case. ¬†35-year-old Candace Burneau has to pay a $400 fine after an investigation found she’d hired someone to dock tails on a litter of puppies. ¬†That’s been banned here since 2010 since the procedure is seen as cosmetic.

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