Watson v Hayward, 2002 BCPC 259 (CanLII) »

Adam Watson sought an order requiring the Defendant, Bonnie Hayward, to return to him the Miniature Dachshund “Sophie.” Ms. Hayward contested the application and asks that the status quo be maintained with Sophie remaining under her custody or control. Hayward…

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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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R v Bily, 2004 BCPC 415 (CanLII) »

Beverley Anne Bily and Ronald Stanley Bily were charged under the BC Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act with one count of failing to act appropriately and thereby permitting an animal to be or continue to be in distress, contrary…

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R v Stich, 2012 BCSC 706 (CanLII) »

Mr. Stich appealed a prohibition order under s. 447.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code whereby he was prohibited from owning, having the custody or control of, or residing in the same premises as an animal or a bird. There were some…

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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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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 Seidel, 2014 BCPC 230 (CanLII) »

This is the sentencing for Mr. Seidel on a single count of causing unnecessary pain and suffering to his cat, Oreo, contrary to s. 445.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. Mr. Seidel strangled and killed Oreo, and was convicted of this…

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R v Gerling, 2013 BCSC 2503 (CanLII) »

The accused, Mr. Gerling, was charged with two counts, Count 1 being that he did wilfully cause unnecessary pain or suffering to dogs, contrary to s. 445.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code; and Count 2 being the owner or the person…

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R v Gladue, 2014 ABPC 45 (CanLII) »

Mr Gladue was charged that he unlawfully assaulted Ms. Johnston, contrary to Section 226 o the Criminal Code. He was also charged with wilfully and without lawful excuse killing a dog that was kept for a lawful purpose, contrary to…

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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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R v Labonte, 2014 ABPC 153 (CanLII) »

This is the sentencing decision of Mr. Labonte who worked at a dog daycare and was responsible for taking care of the dogs who were kennelled at the facility. There is CCTV footage of Mr. Labonte using force to subdue…

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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 Gamble, 2008 SKQB 282 (CanLII) »

The Crown appealed from the sentence imposed on the Respondent, Gamble, following her conviction on a guilty plea to the offence that she did wilfully and without lawful cause kill a dog, the property of Daniel Sutherland, that was kept…

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R v Sunduk, 1999 CanLII 12570 (SKQB) »

The Crown appealed the acquittal of the Respondent, Sunduk, on the charge that contrary to section 445(a) of the Criminal Code he wilfully and without lawful cause killed a dog that was kept for a lawful purpose and was the property…

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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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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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