R v Lohse, 2009 BCSC 1899 (CanLII) »

This was an appeal by the Crown against the decision of a Provincial Court judge, in the context of a trial confirmation hearing, to stay two charges against the accused, Mr. Achim Lohse. Mr. Lohse was charged with one count…

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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 McLeod, 2011 SKPC 180 (CanLII) »

The accused plead guilty to the charge of wilfully causing unnecessary pain or suffering or injury to a dog by hanging contrary to s. 445.1 of the Criminal Code, however, before the accused was sentenced, he retained a new lawyer…

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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 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 Parent, [2003] OJ No 5803 (ON Ct J) »

This is the sentencing of the accused, Parent, for causing unnecessary suffering to his dog. He unnecessarily docked his dog’s tail causing considerable suffering. However, he had no criminal record and there was no evidence that had been deliberately abusive…

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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 Girard, [2011] OJ No 6531 (ON Ct J) »

The accused, Madeleine Girard, was charged with failing to comply with the standards of care, contrary to the Ontario Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals, Section 11.1(1): every person who owns or has custody or care of an…

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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 Monster, [2000] OJ No 1043 (ON Sup Ct) »

This is an application by the Crown for an Order quashing the decision of the Justice of the Peace which dismissed the Crown’s application for forfeiture under section 490(9) of the Criminal Code for want of jurisdiction. The Crown also…

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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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R. v. Marohn, [2012] BCJ No 1289 (BC Prov Ct) »

The accused, Mr. Marohn, was charged with being the owner or person having custody of horses, wilfully neglecting or failing to provide suitable and adequate food and care for them, contrary to s. 446(1)(b) of the Criminal Code. He is additionally charged…

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