R v Chrysler, 2013 BCPC 0241 (CanLII) »

This is the sentencing of Ms. Chrysler after bing found guilty of being a person responsible for horses, and having caused or permitted the horses to be in distress, contrary to s. 24(1) of the PCA. Ms. Chrysler was guilty…

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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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Baker v BCSPCA, 2006 BCSC 1982 »

The petitioner, Baker, challenges the SPCA’s seizure of 14 dogs, 2 cats and a tortoise from her care, following the issuance of a search warrant. The petition asks for a court order declaring that the warrant was obtained in breach…

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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 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 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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