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 MacKinnon, 2014 ABPC 150 »

MacKinnon is charged with causing a horse to be in distress, contrary to section 2(1) of the Animal Protection Act. The accused is not a veterinarian; he was trained in equine dentistry by a non-veterinarian and received some further training…

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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 McLellan, [1989] NSJ No 353 (NSCA) »

This was an appeal that was allowed against a conviction for maiming cattle. The decision was on the ground that the verdict was not sustainable on the evidence. The appellant was convicted on a charge of maiming cattle contrary to…

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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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