R v Rabeau, [2010] AJ No 567 (ABPC) »

The Accused pled guilty to a single charge of killing a dog contrary to Section 445(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. The matter was before the Court for disposition. In August 2007, a four month old puppy, owned by Mr. Kotulak, got…

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Jingli v Poejo, 2009 QCCQ 5502 »

This is a civil case, Mr. Ji sues Ms. Poejo claiming damages related to injuries sustained from bites of two dogs owed by Ms. Poejo. Mr. Ji asserts that on December 15, 2006, he was bit by the two dogs…

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R v KGS, [2009] NuJ No 20 (NU Ct J) »

K.G.S. and J.P. were teenage males: K.G.S. was 16 years old, and J.P. was 15. They were charged with an offence involving cruelty to an animal – injuring a puppy which had been kept for a lawful purpose. The questions in issue…

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R v Reimer [2007] OJ No 5783 (ON Ct J) »

Mr and Mrs Reimer were charged on May 17, 2006, for: (i) wilfully neglecting to provide suitable and adequate care for a pony contrary to s. 446(1 )(c) of the Criminal Code; and, (ii) wilfully causing unnecessary pain to a…

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R v Dominic, 2009 BCPC 0145 »

The accused is charged and convicted under section 445 of the Criminal Code with wilfully and without lawful excuse killing a dog kept for a lawful purpose. A dog was killed on May 28, 2007, but Mr. Dominic denies any…

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A.M. (Re), [1998] AJ No 1376 (AB Prov Ct) »

The accused, a young person, was charged under: section 445 of the Criminal Code with stealing and injuring and endangering the life of a hamster; and under section 446 of the Code for causing unnecessary suffering to a cat. Both…

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R v M.M., [2002] OJ No 3596 (ON Ct J) »

This is a Charter application by the accused to exclude certain evidence. The accused, 14 years old at the time of the offence, was charged with animal cruelty under section 446 of the Criminal Code. She was questioned after a…

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R v Krisza [2007] OJ No 4018 (ON Ct J) »

This is a motion to join essentially all of the provincial offence hunting charges and criminal charges of cruelty to an animal against the defendants. This application is opposed in whole or in part by all of the defendants, and…

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R v Shand [2007] OJ No 2780 (ON Ct J) »

The accused, Ms. Shand and her father, Mr. Shand, are charged with three counts of animal cruelty contrary to s. 446 of the Criminal Code in relation to Ms. Shand’s dog. The older family dog was neglected by Ms. Shand,…

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R v Dean [2005], OJ No 1408 (ON Ct J) »

This is a sentencing hearing for the accused who pled guilty to causing unnecessary injury to a dog by throwing it, contrary to section 446(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. The Crown and defence give a joint submission on sentencing, which…

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R v Huisman [2007] BCJ No 997 (BC Prov Ct) »

The defendants are charged with causing cows and goats to be in distress, contrary to s. 24(1) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, Chapter 372 (“PCA Act”). A warrant had been authorized pursuant to s. 13(2)(a)…

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R v Mastin, [2007] BCJ No 1218 (BC Prov Ct) »

This includes excerpts from proceedings that focus on the reasons for the sentence. The convicted, Colin Mastin, assaulted a Vancouver Animal Shelter employee by twisting her hand to get her to give up a leash that was holding Mr. Mastin’s…

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R v Small [2005] OJ No 1430 (ON Ct J) »

The accused pled guilty to the charge of cruelty to animals under section 446 of the Criminal Code and admits to locking a dog in a cage and withholding his food. Small was sentenced to 12 months of supervised probation…

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R v Peters, [2005] AJ No 1084 (AB Prov Ct) »

The accused is charged with cruelty to a kitten under section 446 of the Criminal Code. He is found not guilty because the judge is not convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that the accused had “exclusive opportunity” to commit the…

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R v Wicker [2007] AJ 566 (ABPC) »

Mr. Wicker pled guilty to a charge of wilfully causing unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to an animal, his cat, contrary to s. 446 (1) (a) of the Criminal Code of Canada. The accused’s fiancé, RLM, walked into the bathroom…

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R v Galloro, [2006] OJ 2871 (ONCJ) »

The defendants, Mr and Mrs Galloro, an elderly couple, were charged with a number of criminal offences involving the alleged mistreatment of animals on their farm. The charges involved both “general cruelty” and “inadequate care” charges respecting dogs and some…

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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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