• Protest against animal abuse planned for Duncan Courthouse

    5 monthes ago - By Topix

    There will be a peaceful protest held at the Duncan Courthouse at 9 a.m. on April 3 as Duncan's Anderson Joe and Melissa Tooshley appear in court to answer to charges of animal cruelty after a dog, called Teddy, that was seized from their care died from severe neglect. Brittany Pickard-Brown, who has formed a group called "United For Paws" to fight against animal abuse in the Cowichan Valley and beyond, said the group is also petitioning Crown council and Doug Routley, MLA for Nanaimo-North Cowichan, to ask that the maximum penalty be imposed on Joe and Tooshley for their "horrific act" of...
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