Active Prohibition Orders

Wherever possible and appropriate, the Alberta SPCA seeks to have prohibition orders included in sentencing for convictions under the Animal Protection Act.

The following prohibition orders, relating to convictions arising from cases investigated by the Alberta SPCA, are still in effect.

Name Dates Summary of prohibition order
SCHAMEHORN, Tyra Jun. 15, 2016, to Jun. 15, 2021 Schamehorn is prohibited for five years from owning sheep.
O’MORROW, Jack Apr. 25, 2016, for life O'Morrow is prohibited for life from owning or caring for horses.
BEEDELL, Ricki Apr. 8, 2016, to Apr. 8, 2018 Beedell is prohibited for two years from owning or keeping more than three dogs, all of which must be spayed or neutered.
BEEDELL, Gary Apr. 8, 2016, to Apr. 8, 2018 Beedell is prohibited for two years from owning or keeping more than three dogs, all of which must be spayed or neutered.
MESZAROS, Ronald Apr. 7, 2016, to Apr. 7, 2021 Meszaros is prohibited for five years from possessing any animals.
SCHMIDT, Tyson Feb. 5, 2016, to Feb. 5, 2026 Schmidt is prohibited for 10 years from owning or caring for any animals other than the two cats currently living in the house, which must both be spayed.
VONAU, Brandy Feb. 5, 2016, to Feb. 5, 2026  Vonau is prohibited for 10 years from owning dogs and from caring for dogs for a period greater than 24 hours.
KEUSCH, Simon Nov. 10, 2015, to Nov. 10, 2018 Keusch is prohibited for three years from owning or being in charge of any livestock, except for the sole purpose of transporting livestock to or from Pride Meats and Fine Foods in Sherwood Park as part of his employment there.
BETHEL, Dave Oct. 23, 2015, to Oct. 23, 2025 Bethel is prohibited for 10 years from owning, caring for, or being responsible for any reptiles or amphibians.
BENEDICT, Martin Oct. 23, 2015, to Oct. 23, 2020 Benedict is prohibited for five years from owning any horses.
MAJEAU, Gillian Aug. 26, 2015, to Aug. 26, 2020 Majeau is prohibited for five years from owning any cats.
MORRISON, Tammy Janet Aug. 17, 2015, to Aug. 17, 2020 Morrison is prohibited for five years from owning or having custody, charge or care of more than eight horses.
PROULX, Jocelyn Jul. 2, 2015, for life Proulx is prohibited for three years from owning any horses. After three years, he is prohibited for life from having more than two horses.
SMITH, Richard Jacob Jun. 23, 2015, to Jun. 23, 2018 Smith has a 3-year probation order against owning, caring for or controlling more than 20 horses.
GACH, Jaleesa Jun. 18, 2015, to Jun. 18, 2020 Gach is prohibited for five years from owning any dogs.
SCHNEIDER, Scott Jun. 10, 2015 to Jun. 10, 2020 Schneider is prohibited for five years from having custody, care or control of cattle. He is allowed to own cattle if they are controlled and cared for by someone else.
KURZ, James Allan  Jun. 2, 2015, to Jun. 2, 2025 Kurz is prohibited for 10 years from having more than 30 cattle.
MICHEL, Edward May 7, 2015, to May 7, 2025 Michel is prohibited for 10 years from owning a combined total of more than five dogs and cats (jointly with Debra Michel). He is also prohibited for 10 years from operating a dog or cat rescue, sanctuary or boarding kennel.
MICHEL, Debra May 7, 2015, to May 7, 2025 Michel is prohibited for 10 years from owning a combined total of more than five dogs and cats (jointly with Edward Michel). She is also prohibited for 10 years from operating a dog or cat rescue, sanctuary or boarding kennel.
KENNEDY, Noah Apr. 21, 2015 to Apr. 21, 2020 Kennedy is prohibited for five years from owning any cattle.
MEINDERS, Hinderikus (Erik) Feb. 18, 2015, to Feb. 18, 2020 Meinders is prohibited for five years from owning hogs.
STILL, David Eugene Jan. 13, 2015, for life  Still is prohibited for life from being in charge of any more than the 13 horses currently in his care. The seven additional horses he owns must continue to be cared for by another person. He must not purchase any more horses or breed any of the horses he currently owns.
ANDERSON, Stanley Dec. 30, 2014, to Dec. 30, 2024 Anderson is prohibited for 10 years from owning, possessing or being in charge of donkeys or llamas.
HOLMSTROM, Karis Dec. 12, 2014, to Dec. 12, 2019 Holmstrom is prohibited for five years from having care or control of  more than three horses. She has until April 1, 2015, to reduce to that number.
HOLMSTROM, Kelcie Dec. 12, 2014, to Dec. 12, 2019 Holmstrom is prohibited for five years from having care or control of  more than three horses. She has until April 1, 2015, to reduce to that number.
HOLMSTROM, Caren  Dec. 12, 2014, to Dec. 12, 2019 Holmstrom is prohibited for five years from having care or control of more than three horses. She has until April 1, 2015, to reduce to that number.
KINNIBURG, Daniel Lee Nov. 18, 2014, to Dec. 31, 2021 Kinniburg is prohibited for seven years from owning or caring for any dogs besides his currently owned husky.
FRANCIS, Daniel William Nov. 18, 2014, to Dec. 31, 2021 Francis is prohibited for seven years from owning or caring for any dogs besides his currently owned husky.
GRAHAM, John Barry Nov. 17, 2014, to Nov. 17, 2024 Graham is prohibited for 10 years from having custody, charge, care, control or ownership of any livestock.
HUMMEL, Lauren Jul. 16, 2014, to Jul. 16, 2017 Hummel is prohibited for three years from owning any more than three horses.
SPARSHU, Gary Jun. 25, 2014, to Jun. 25, 2019 Sparshu is prohibited for five years from owning or having more than 60 horses in his control.
STRONG, Patricia Jun. 25, 2014, to Jun. 25, 2018 Strong is prohibited for four years from owning, possessing or caring for horses.
BULL-MISNER, Sheena-Rae Jun. 19, 2014, to Jun. 19, 2024 Bull-Misner is prohibited for 10 years from owning or possessing any horses.
KEATING, Lynda Apr. 28, 2014, to Apr. 28, 2019 Keating is prohibited for five years from owning, possessing, caring for, having under her control or having on any property controlled by her, more than two horses.
SCHWEER, John Apr. 22, 2014, to Apr. 22, 2024 Schweer is prohibited for 10 years from owning or having possession of more than two horses. He has until November 30, 2014, to divest himself of the remainder of his horses.
SCHLAHT, Sherry Apr. 14, 2014, to Apr. 14, 2019 Schlaht is prohibited for five years from owning or caring for animals, with the exception of grooming dogs as part of her ongoing business during normal business hours. No animals are to be kept overnight at her property.
FRASER, Cameron Apr. 7, 2014, to Apr. 7, 2019 Fraser is prohibited for five years from owning any small domestic animals, rodents, turtles or pigs.
LEISKE, Tyson Feb. 25, 2014, to Feb. 25, 2024 Leiske is prohibited for 10 years from owning or possessing any livestock.
BASARABA, Lillian Nov. 5, 2013, to Nov. 5, 2028 Basaraba is prohibited for 15 years from owning or possessing any animals more than two dogs and two cats.
CARTER, Haeli Sep. 10, 2013, to Sep. 10, 2018 Carter is prohibited for five years from owning any small domestic animals, rodents, pigs or turtles.
WILLIAMS, David Aug. 1, 2013, to Aug. 1, 2018 Williams is prohibited for five years from owning dogs.
FRIBERG, Carl Gus Aug. 22, 2013, for life Friberg is prohibited for life from owning any animals more than one dog.
DEDUL, Diana Joy Jun. 7, 2013, to Dec. 7, 2020 Dedul is prohibited for 7.5 years from owning any livestock.
KIPLING, Richard Apr. 10, 2013, to Apr. 10, 2018 Kipling is prohibited for five years from owning or possessing any livestock.
PETERSEN, Keith Carsten Mar. 12, 2013, for life Petersen is prohibited for life from owning or possessing any horses.
CRAIG, Robert Lorne Jan. 29, 2013, to Jan. 29, 2023 Craig is prohibited for 10 years from owning any horses.
TROY, Paul Oct. 3, 2012, to Oct. 3, 2017 Troy is prohibited for five years from owning horses.
GRONDIN, Chantal Aug. 30, 2012, to Aug. 30, 2022 Grondin is prohibited for 10 years from owning any exotic animals, birds or reptiles, more than one dog and more than one cat.
FREIBURGER, Harley Duane Jun. 21, 2012, to Jun. 21, 2017 Freiburger is prohibited for five years from owning or being in charge of cattle.
WEIRER, Alois Jun. 21, 2013, to Jun. 21, 2018 Weirer has until June 21, 2013, to reduce his herd to 40 horses. He is then prohibited for five years from owning more than 40 horses.
MACKEY, Karine Sheila Aug. 29, 2011, to Aug. 29, 2017 MacKey is prohibited for six years from owning any horses.
FRAZER, Adam Aug. 17, 2011 to Aug. 17, 2021 Frazer is prohibited for 10 years from owning more than one dog.
BASS, Ted Aug. 4, 2011, to Aug. 4, 2021 Bass is prohibited for 10 years from owning any livestock.
RENSCHLER, Doug Aug. 4, 2011, to Aug. 4, 2021 Renschler is prohibited for 10 years from owning any livestock.
HARRISON, Carol Jan. 20, 2011, for life Harrison is prohibited for life from owning, possessing or having care or control of any horses.
HARRISON, Corey Jan. 20, 2011, for life Harrison is prohibited for life from owning, possessing or having care or control of any horses.
HENKELMAN, Albert Jan. 18, 2011, to Jan. 18, 2021 Henkelman is prohibited for 10 years from owning any cattle.
LINVILLE, James Robert Nov. 15, 2010, for life Linville is prohibited for life from owing livestock.
FISHER, Wendy Ann Oct. 27, 2010, to Oct. 27, 2030 Fisher is prohibited for 20 years from having more than four horses.
PROULX Jocelyn Oct. 14, 2010, for life Proulx is prohibited for life from owning more than five horses at any one time.
MARUSAK, Orest Alexander Oct. 6, 2010, to Oct. 6, 2020 Marusak is prohibited for 10 years from owning or being in charge of more than 10 head of livestock.
WOODBURN, David Mar. 25, 2010, to Mar. 25, 2060 Woodburn is prohibited for 50 years from owning or possessing any horses.
ONESPOT, David Nov. 23, 2009, to Nov. 23, 2019 Onespot is prohibited for 10 years from owning or being in charge of any horses.
DOBERSTEIN, Brenda Lee Oct. 22, 2009, for life Doberstein is prohibited for life from owning any horses.
BUCKART, Kelly Sep. 28, 2009, to Sep. 28, 2019 Buckart is prohibited for 10 years from owning any cattle.
NEWSHAM, Darryll Jul. 30, 2009, to Jul. 30, 2019 Newsham is prohibited for 10 years from owning or being in charge of any cats and from owning, borrowing or being in possession of any traps, except mouse traps, without the written consent of the Alberta SPCA.
SCHULZ, Heather Ann Jan. 21, 2009, to Jan. 21, 2019 Schulz is prohibited for 10 years from owning any horses.
WILSON, George Dennis Jan. 8, 2009, to Jan. 8, 2024 Wilson is prohibited for 15 years from owning or being in charge of more than four horses.
HINZ-SCHLEUTER, Axel Nov. 17, 2008, to Nov. 17, 2018 Hinz-Schleuter is prohibited for 10 years from owning or being in charge of any horses or more than 40 other animals, excluding poultry. He is permitted to own a maximum of 80 domestic fowl.
WEREZUK, Paul Dec. 5, 2007, for life Werezuk is prohibited for life from having custody of any livestock.
McDONALD, Irvin E. May 28, 2007, for life McDonald is prohibited for life from owning or possessing any cattle or horses.
MAYKO, Nelson William Apr. 19, 2007, for life Mayko is prohibited for life from having any elk in his care or custody, on his property, or under the care or custody of his spouse or any of his children (while they are minors).
CHOMYC, Arthur Mar. 22, 2007, for life Chomyc is prohibited for life from owning livestock.
ZORN, Douglas H. Jun. 15, 2006, for life Zorn is prohibited for life from having custody of cattle.
OTHEN, Graeme Mar. 31, 2005, for life Othen is prohibited for life from owning any animals.
OTHEN, Kenneth Mar. 31, 2005, for life Othen is prohibited for life from owning any animals.
KRUEGER, Grant Nov. 8, 2004, for life Krueger is prohibited for life from owning any animals other than his companion dogs.
HUMPHREY, Harry Apr. 23, 2004, for life Humphrey is prohibited for life from owning any animals other than one dog.