March 14 Update - On March 12, Hinton Peace Officers and RCMP responded to an incident in the valley involving four dogs.
At this time, fines and fees have been charged to the owner of the three aggressive dogs, and the dogs are currently in custody at the SPCA. The community will be notified if the dogs are returned to their owner.
March 16 Update - At this time, though all levied fines and fees have been paid, the dogs have not been returned to their owner as they are in Provincially directed quarantine until March 22. Plans by the owner are in place to rehome the animals to a rehabilitation facility in southern Alberta. If the situation changes, the community will be notified.