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 Kowalik, 2010 SKPC 58 (CanLII) »

Kowalik is charged with causing or permitting cattle to be in distress contrary to section 4 of The Animal Protection Act. The Crown’s evidence overwhelmingly established beyond a reasonable doubt that many of the cattle for which the accused was responsible…

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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 Jackson, 2011 NSPC 108 »

The accused is charged with two offences: 1) causing animals (7 ducks and 3 chickens) to be in distress, contrary to section 21(1) of the Animal Protection Act; and 2) while being the owner of animals or person in charge…

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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 Bellows, 2006 CanLII 23249 (NLPC) »

Bellows is charged with three counts of having uttered threats, contrary to sections 264.1(1)(a), (b) and (c) of the Criminal Code. One of those threats was a threat to poison a dog belonging to the complainants. Bellows’ neighbour (the complainant)…

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R v Connors, 2011 NLCA 74 (CanLII) »

Connors was convicted of uttering threats to kill an animal contrary to section 264.1(1)(c) of the Criminal Code. The trial judge imposed a conditional discharge and one year of unsupervised probation. Connors and the complainants were next door neighbours. The…

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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 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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Hare v. Onofrychuk, 1999 ABPC 93 »

In this case, Plaintiff David Hare claimed that the Defendant Mr. Onofrychuk was negligent in controlling his dog, which caused physical injury the Plaintiff. The judge found that the Defendant breached the standard of care by failing to take reasonable care…

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