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 Labonte, 2014 ABPC 153 (CanLII) »

This is the sentencing decision of Mr. Labonte who worked at a dog daycare and was responsible for taking care of the dogs who were kennelled at the facility. There is CCTV footage of Mr. Labonte using force to subdue…

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R v Barrett, 2015 CanLII 13906 (NL PC) »

This is the sentencing for the accused, Tony Barrett, who was charged with four offences. He was charged with being the owner of animals and wilfully permitting to be caused unnecessary suffering and injury to those animals, to wit: seven…

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R v Smith, [1991] YJ No 171 (YKTC) »

The accused, Kathleen Smith and James Walker, were charged that they did wilfully permit to be caused unnecessary pain to a dog by failing to provide a suitably sized collar, contrary to s. 446(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. The veterinarian…

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R v Goisnard, [1987] NWTJ No 137 (NWTC) »

The Defendant, Chris Goisnard, was charged with an offence under Section 402(1)(c) of the Criminal Code. The defendant was accused on being the owner or the person having custody or control of domestic animals, namely, horses, and wilfully failing to…

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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 TB, [2003] OJ No 6250 (ON Ct J) »

The accused, T.B., was charged with numerous counts. In regard to animals: it was alleged that he committed an assault on two individuals, using a weapon, to wit, a dog, contrary to s. 267(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada.…

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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 Talaga, [2006] MJ 145 (MB Prov Ct) »

This is the sentencing of offender, Talaga, who was convicted of starving farm animals and failing to provide medical care to a calf with a broken leg. One pig died from starvation and the cattle was in various stages of…

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R v Nikkel, [2013] MJ No 290 (MBQB) »

This is an appeal from a conviction of both appellants, Nikkel and Ragnanan, on 4 different counts. The counts include: being a person who has ownership, possession or control of an animal did unlawfully contravene Section 2(1)(d)(iii) of The Animal…

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R v Sadler, [2010] SJ No 694 (SKQB) »

The accused, Genevieve Sadler, appealed the decision convicting her of allowing an animal to be at large, contrary to s. 3 of The Stray Animals Act. The Crown alleged that the appellant’s stallion got loose from its pen and found…

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R v Denny, 2009 NSPC 63 (CanLII) »

On September 3, 2009, the accused was charged with a variety of offences including uttering threats (s 264(1)), causing unnecessary injury to a dog (s 445.1), possession of stolen property (the dog) (s 354) and accompanying breach of probation charges…

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R v Paish, [1977] BCJ No 924 (BC Prov Ct) »

The accused, Howard Paish, was charged with having wilfully caused unnecessary injury to horses under s. 402(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. Paish operated a guide outfitting business in which horses were an essential component. They were used to transport hunters,…

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R v DL, [1999] AJ No 539 (AB Prov Ct) »

The young male, D.L. was 17 years old when he was charged that he wilfully and without lawful excuse killed, maimed, poisoned or injured a cat that was kept for a lawful purpose, contrary to Section 445(a) of the Criminal Code.…

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R v Habermehl, [2013] AJ No 446 (AB Prov Ct) »

The accused in this case was charged with wilfully causing unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to a cat contrary to Section 445.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. He pled not guilty. Ms. Manning and the accused, Mr. Habermehl, were living together…

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