R v Hughes, 2007 BCPC 0462 (CanLII) »

Mr. Hughes was charged with causing unnecessary pain and suffering to animals on two separate occasions. The accused is alleged to have killed a cat by putting the cat into a microwave oven on February 14th . He is also…

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R v Gladue, 2014 ABPC 45 (CanLII) »

Mr Gladue was charged that he unlawfully assaulted Ms. Johnston, contrary to Section 226 o the Criminal Code. He was also charged with wilfully and without lawful excuse killing a dog that was kept for a lawful purpose, contrary to…

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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 Martens, [1986] MJ No 76 (MCQB) »

The accused was charged with an indictable offence of unlawfully and wilfully injuring cattle under section 400 of the Criminal Code. After a night of drinking, the accused and another broke into and entered a barn filled with cattle. The…

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R v Quilloy, [1993] AJ No 689 (AB Prov Ct) »

The accused was charged with two offences, count one contrary to Section 447(1) of the Criminal Code, and count two contrary to Section 446(1)(d) of the Criminal Code. The charges related to the unlawful possession of a cockpit on premises…

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R v Girard, [2011] OJ No 6531 (ON Ct J) »

The accused, Madeleine Girard, was charged with failing to comply with the standards of care, contrary to the Ontario Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals, Section 11.1(1): every person who owns or has custody or care of an…

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R. v. Marohn, [2012] BCJ No 1289 (BC Prov Ct) »

The accused, Mr. Marohn, was charged with being the owner or person having custody of horses, wilfully neglecting or failing to provide suitable and adequate food and care for them, contrary to s. 446(1)(b) of the Criminal Code. He is additionally charged…

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R v Marshall, [2013] OJ No 702 (ON Ct J) »

The accused, Steven Marshall was charged with eight counts of animal cruelty. It was alleged that Mr. Marshall caused unnecessary pain or suffering to two domestic cats contrary to section 445.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. Two further offences are alleged…

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R v Higgins, [1996] NJ No 237 [NL SCTD] »

This is an appeal from the acquittal of Higgins on a charge of causing unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to an animal contrary to section 446(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. Higgins, upon discovering that his cat knocked over a garbage…

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R v Larouche, [2001] OJ No 6226 (ON Ct J) »

The accused, Mr. Larouche, was charged with wilfully causing unnecessary suffering to a dog by beating it, contrary to Section 446(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada. One witness observed the accused repeatedly punch a 16-month old dog that had…

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