R v Fuller, [1994] OJ No 4285 »

Fuller is charged with wilfully injuring cattle, pursuant to section 444(a) of the Criminal Code. A man named Neaves owned a stallion that he purchased five years before and when he met Fuller was facing stress through his work and…

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R v Uberall, 2011 BCPC 0496 »

The accused in this case, Uberall, was found guilty of causing or permitting three horses to be in distress, as defined under section 24(1) of the BC Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. The court relied on the evidence of…

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R v Schafer, [2000] OJ No 3658 (ON Ct J) »

This was the trial of John Schafer for injuring a dog and wilfully causing suffering to the dog.  John Schafer was charged that he wilfully and without lawful excuse, injured a dog, the property of Heather Sherman, contrary to s.…

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R v Collier, [2003] OJ No 3743 (ON Ct J) »

This is the sentencing of Susan Collier, who pleaded guilty to a charge of animal cruelty. She was charged with causing pain to a dog by refusing to obtain veterinary treatment for it. Animal control officers found Collier’s dog in…

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R v Racicot, [1998] OJ No 6443 (ON Ct J) »

This is the sentencing of Kitty Racicot, following a guilty plea for permitting unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to 29 dogs, and failing to provide suitable and adequate food, water and care for six dogs and eight turtles. After a…

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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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R v Chrysler, 2013 BCPC 0240 »

Ms Chrysler is charged with, as a person responsible for an animal (horses), did cause, or permit, the animal to be or to continue to be in distress contrary to section 24(1) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act…

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R v Stewart, [2008] OJ No 4041 (ON Ct J) »

This is the trial of Agnes Stuart and Peter Wilson, a married couple, on several charges relating to their negligent care of their cats and dogs. The couple had been the subject of Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty…

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R v Bailey, [2002] NSJ No 182 (NS Prov Ct) »

This is the sentencing of Dana Bailey and Gail Benoit for of three counts under section 11(1) of the Animal Cruelty Prevention Act. Bailey and Benoit operated a puppy mill. The animals were found in significant distress. However, the accused’s…

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R v Hadwen, [2005] OJ No 928 (ON Ct J) »

Hadwen pleaded guilty to five charges under the Criminal Code and the Dead Animal Disposal Act, with respect to his treatment and disposal of cattle. He had failed to provide adequate food, water and care for the animals, 31 Holstein…

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R v Munroe, [2010] OJ No 2579 (ON Ct J) »

Mr. Munroe was found guilty of two counts under s. 445(1)(a) of the Criminal Code for causing unnecessary suffering to both Abbey (Boston terrier) and Zoe (Boston terrier) and two counts under s. 445.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code, one for…

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