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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Margetts v BCSPCA, 2011 BCHRT 184 (CanLII) »

Margetts was seized of dogs he owned and was later charged with cruelty to animals under the Criminal Code. He filed a complaint against the BCSPCA alleging discrimination in the provision of a service customarily available to the public, on…

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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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Camping v BCSPCA, 2006 BCSC 1640 (CanLII) »

Camping brings this proceeding for the return of his dogs, which were seized by the BCSPCA pursuant to section 11 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. An officer of the BCSPCA went to Camping’s premises and observed two…

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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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RS v Chirico, 2015 CanLII 334 (ON HSARB) »

The Applicant is the subject of an Order issued by the Medical Officer of Health, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit to relinquish the animal known as “X” to the North Bay Humane Society to be euthanized, under section…

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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 Hunt, [1977] NJ No 39 (Nfld CA) »

The appellant pleaded guilty to a charge under section 400(a) of the Criminal Code for killing cattle. This was an appeal by the accused from his sentence of nine months’ imprisonment on that charge. He argued that the sentence was…

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