R v Randell, [1989] AJ No 260 (ABPC) »

The accused was charged with two counts; under the first count with unlawfully killing a dog under the former Section 401(a) of the Criminal Code, that’s now Section 445. And the second count, causing unnecessary pain and suffering to a…

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R v SAS, 2011 BCPC 0470 »

The accused pled guilty to wilfully causing unnecessary pain, suffering and injury to an animal, his girlfriend’s cat, contrary to section 445.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. On the night of the offence, the accused and his girlfriend got into a…

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R v Rahim, [2006] AJ No 559 (AB Prov Ct) »

This is the sentencing of Karim Rahim, the accused, who pled guilty to cruelty to animals, failure to appear, and assault. In addition to other charges, the accused was caught on videotape, and admitted to the facts that he was…

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R v McRae, [2002] OJ No 4987 »

This is an appeal of McRae’s acquittal on charges of causing unnecessary pain or suffering to his dog contrary to section 446(1) of the Criminal Code. Neighbours testified that they saw McRae kick his dog, hit her with a tree…

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R v Brown, [2008] OJ No 2263 (ON Ct J) »

The accused, Stephen Brown, was charged with cruelty to an animal under s. 446 of the Criminal Code. The Crown contended that the accused was frustrated and angry at being asked to leave the grounds of an apartment building by…

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