R v Lohse, 2009 BCSC 1899 (CanLII) »

This was an appeal by the Crown against the decision of a Provincial Court judge, in the context of a trial confirmation hearing, to stay two charges against the accused, Mr. Achim Lohse. Mr. Lohse was charged with one count…

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R v Lohse, 2010 BCCA 395 (CanLII) »

Mr. Lohse was charged with one count of causing unnecessary pain, suffering, or injury to an animal (a cat) contrary to s. 446(1)(a) of the Criminal Code, and with one count of causing or permitting an animal to be or…

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R v Stich, 2012 BCSC 706 (CanLII) »

Mr. Stich appealed a prohibition order under s. 447.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code whereby he was prohibited from owning, having the custody or control of, or residing in the same premises as an animal or a bird. There were some…

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R v Gerling, 2013 BCSC 2503 (CanLII) »

The accused, Mr. Gerling, was charged with two counts, Count 1 being that he did wilfully cause unnecessary pain or suffering to dogs, contrary to s. 445.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code; and Count 2 being the owner or the person…

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R v Kroon, 1989 ABCA 319 (CanLII) »

The Appellants were charged that they did wilfully and without lawful excuse place poison in such a position that it may easily be consumed by cats, kept for a lawful purpose, contrary to s. 401(B) of the Criminal Code. Not…

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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 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 Muhlbach, 2011 ABQB 9 (CanLII) »

The Crown appeals the acquittal of Muhlbach, who owns and operates a cattle farming operation. The Alberta SPCA investigated concerns about cattle treatment on his farm. As a result of those investigations, he was charged with one count of permitting…

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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 Nikkel and Ragnanan, 2013 MBQB 207 (CanLII) »

This is a joint appeal from summary convictions and sentences from the Provincial Court of Manitoba. Both appellants were jointly convicted of: 1) unlawfuly confining animals (32 dogs) to an enclosure with inadequate ventilation so as to significantly impair the…

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R v Ragnanan, 2014 MBCA 1 (CanLII) »

The applicant (Ragnanan) seeks leave to appeal the dismissal of her summary conviction appeal of convictions under The Animal Care Act. The convictions relate to the care and housing of dogs on property that she owned with the co-accused. The…

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R v Wright, 2014 ONCA 675 (CanLII) »

This is an appeal for a sentence imposed on the appellant for being convicted of cruelty to animals under the Criminal Code. The Court found that further incarceration was required and imposed a sentence of nine months. The Court also…

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