R v Kettleson, 1999 CanLII 12577 (SKQB) »

This was an appeal from a summary conviction. The appellant, Kettleson, was convicted of an offence pursuant to s. 446(c) of the Criminal Code. The appellant appeals both his conviction and his sentence. The Court dismissed the appeal on the…

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R v Bocian, 1982 CanLII 2539 (SKQB) »

The two accused, Anthony Bocian and his 18 year old son, Gregory Bocian owned about 100 cattle located on their home farm and another 140 cattle on rented land several miles away. The police, accompanied by a veterinarian, inspected the…

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R v Kokatt, 1944 CanLII 136 (SKQB) »

The accused began trading dogs, as a side business to his farming and ranching. For this business he owned two bitches, which twice a year, became an attraction to male dogs. Evidence stated that for a distance of as much…

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R v Peterson, 1928 CanLII 228 (SKQB) »

The accused was charged under section 537 of the Criminal Code of wilfully killing a silver black fox which had escaped from its cage. The fox was the property of a fox breeding company, and she escaped during feeding and…

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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 Helfer, [2014] O.J. No. 2984 »

Steven Helfer, a 24-year-old Ottawa man, was charged with one count of criminal harassment, two counts of assault with a weapon, and one count of maiming a dog. Helfer had been living with his mother, Ms. Lacroix, until July 2013 when she moved…

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R v Camber, 1976 CanLII 945 (SKQB) »

The accused destroyed dogs on his property and the Court considered what is lawful justification, and essentially the justification proposed in this case was that the accused sincerely and honestly believed that these dogs were strays and, secondly, that this…

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R v Mangels, 1979 CanLII 2394 (SKCA) »

Mr. Mangels was charged in an information with being the owner of a domestic animal, to wit: cattle, and wilfully neglecting to provide suitable and adequate food and shelter for such cattle, contrary to section 402(1)(c) of the Criminal Code.…

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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 Nikkel and Ragnanan, 2013 MBQB 207 (CanLII) »

This is a joint appeal from summary convictions and sentences from the Provincial Court of Manitoba. Both appellants were jointly convicted of: 1) unlawfuly confining animals (32 dogs) to an enclosure with inadequate ventilation so as to significantly impair the…

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R v Ragnanan, 2014 MBCA 1 (CanLII) »

The applicant (Ragnanan) seeks leave to appeal the dismissal of her summary conviction appeal of convictions under The Animal Care Act. The convictions relate to the care and housing of dogs on property that she owned with the co-accused. The…

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R v Blankenburg, 2010 YKTC 95 (CanLII) »

The accused was charged with 3 counts. (1) Unlawfully committing an offence in that: he did by in person knowingly utter a threat to injure or kill an animal to wit: a dog, contrary to Section 264.1(1)(c) of the Criminal Code.…

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