R v Gamble, 2008 SKQB 282 (CanLII) »

The Crown appealed from the sentence imposed on the Respondent, Gamble, following her conviction on a guilty plea to the offence that she did wilfully and without lawful cause kill a dog, the property of Daniel Sutherland, that was kept…

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R v Sunduk, 1999 CanLII 12570 (SKQB) »

The Crown appealed the acquittal of the Respondent, Sunduk, on the charge that contrary to section 445(a) of the Criminal Code he wilfully and without lawful cause killed a dog that was kept for a lawful purpose and was the property…

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R v McLeod, 2011 SKPC 180 (CanLII) »

The accused plead guilty to the charge of wilfully causing unnecessary pain or suffering or injury to a dog by hanging contrary to s. 445.1 of the Criminal Code, however, before the accused was sentenced, he retained a new lawyer…

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R v Kettleson, 1999 CanLII 12577 (SKQB) »

This was an appeal from a summary conviction. The appellant, Kettleson, was convicted of an offence pursuant to s. 446(c) of the Criminal Code. The appellant appeals both his conviction and his sentence. The Court dismissed the appeal on the…

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R v Bocian, 1982 CanLII 2539 (SKQB) »

The two accused, Anthony Bocian and his 18 year old son, Gregory Bocian owned about 100 cattle located on their home farm and another 140 cattle on rented land several miles away. The police, accompanied by a veterinarian, inspected the…

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R v Kokatt, 1944 CanLII 136 (SKQB) »

The accused began trading dogs, as a side business to his farming and ranching. For this business he owned two bitches, which twice a year, became an attraction to male dogs. Evidence stated that for a distance of as much…

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R v Peterson, 1928 CanLII 228 (SKQB) »

The accused was charged under section 537 of the Criminal Code of wilfully killing a silver black fox which had escaped from its cage. The fox was the property of a fox breeding company, and she escaped during feeding and…

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R v Camber, 1976 CanLII 945 (SKQB) »

The accused destroyed dogs on his property and the Court considered what is lawful justification, and essentially the justification proposed in this case was that the accused sincerely and honestly believed that these dogs were strays and, secondly, that this…

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R v Mangels, 1979 CanLII 2394 (SKCA) »

Mr. Mangels was charged in an information with being the owner of a domestic animal, to wit: cattle, and wilfully neglecting to provide suitable and adequate food and shelter for such cattle, contrary to section 402(1)(c) of the Criminal Code.…

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R v Kowalik, 2010 SKPC 58 (CanLII) »

Kowalik is charged with causing or permitting cattle to be in distress contrary to section 4 of The Animal Protection Act. The Crown’s evidence overwhelmingly established beyond a reasonable doubt that many of the cattle for which the accused was responsible…

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R v Andres, 2014 SKPC 075 (CanLII) »

The home and yard and farm property of the accused were searched by animal protection officers employed by the Saskatchewan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA). These officers had a search warrant obtained that day under s.…

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R v Sadler, [2010] SJ No 694 (SKQB) »

The accused, Genevieve Sadler, appealed the decision convicting her of allowing an animal to be at large, contrary to s. 3 of The Stray Animals Act. The Crown alleged that the appellant’s stallion got loose from its pen and found…

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R v Irving [2013] SJ No 375 (Sask Prov Ct) »

April Irving is charged with having committed the following offences between June 24, 2009 and June 4, 2010: 1) being the person responsible for dogs, wilfully neglecting to provide suitable and adequate food, water, shelter and care of such animals…

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Carpenter v R, [2005] SKQB 432 (CanLII) »

This is an appeal where the appellant, Lenard Carpenter, stood charged with four separate offences of cruelty to animals under s. 446(1)(a) of the Criminal Code and s. 4 of The Animal Protection Act, 1999, S.S. 1999, c. A-21.1. He…

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Ross v. Vidnes, 2012 SKQB 317 »

Action by the plaintiff, Ross, though a guardian ad litem, against the defendant, Vidnes, for damages to compensate for injuries suffered from a dog bite. The defendant owned a large St. Bernard dog that bit the plaintiff, age seven. The…

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R v Loerzel, 2007 SKCA 107, 304 Sask R 141 »

Appeal from a conviction under the Animal Protection Act for causing or permitting elk to be in distress. The co-accuseds were convicted at trial and fined $3500 each. The appellants were charged and convicted of a strict liability offence, an…

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R v Bakic, 2004 SKPC 134; 256 Sask R 32 »

Accused convicted of wilfully neglecting or failure to provide suitable and adequate food, water, shelter and care for cattle, contrary to section 446(1)(c) of the Criminal Code. In response to a complaint regarding cattle at Milan Bakic’s farm, an Animal…

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