R v Lukasik, [2006] MJ No 179 (Man Ct J) »

This is the sentencing hearing for the accused Cheryl Ann Lukasik. The accused was convicted of four counts of providing inadequate medical attention to dogs that were in her care. In addition, she was convicted of providing inadequate food and…

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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 Martens, [1986] MJ No 76 (MCQB) »

The accused was charged with an indictable offence of unlawfully and wilfully injuring cattle under section 400 of the Criminal Code. After a night of drinking, the accused and another broke into and entered a barn filled with cattle. The…

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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 Young, [1997] OJ No 6214 (ON Ct J) »

This is the sentencing of the accused,  David Young, on charges of arson, threatening to commit arson, and killing cattle. Young was alleged to be part of a motorcycle gang and was arrested in connection with a threat to burn…

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R v Freymond, [2006] OJ No 608 (ON Ct J) »

This an application by the accused Freymond and Cheffins to exclude evidence obtained against them because their rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms were violated. Freymond was charged with with being the owner of 29 dogs and…

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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 Singh, [2001] OJ No 537 (ON Sup Ct) »

This is an appeal by Kathy Singh from her conviction and sentence for wilful neglect of a domestic cat in her care under section 446(1)(c) of the Criminal Code. Singh operated a pet shelter where animals could be brought for…

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R v Hollett, [1988] AJ No 965 (AB Prov Ct) »

The accused, Nancy Hollett, is charged with being the person having the control of a domestic animal, a female Afghan dog, and wilfully neglecting to provide suitable and adequate care for such animal, contrary to the provisions of the Criminal Code,…

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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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R v Lavoie, 2014 NBPC 43 (CanLII) »

The defendant is facing two counts under the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (“SPCA Act”) for: 1) failing to provide 133 dogs of which he had the care and control with adequate food, water, shelter and…

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R v Bailey, 2002 NSSC 212 (CanLII) »

This is an appeal by the two accused (Bailey and Benoit) from conviction and sentence. Bailey and Benoit were jointly charged of two offences under the Animal Cruelty Prevention Act (“ACPA”): 1) wilfully causing unnecessary suffering to a dog by…

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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 Vieira, [2006] BCJ No (BCPC) »

The accused, John Vieira was charged that he wilfully neglected or failed to provide suitable and adequate food, water, shelter and care for horses, dogs, pigs and rabbits, contrary to Section 446(2) of the Criminal Code. Vieira testified he was…

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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 Jackson, 2011 NSPC 108 »

The accused is charged with two offences: 1) causing animals (7 ducks and 3 chickens) to be in distress, contrary to section 21(1) of the Animal Protection Act; and 2) while being the owner of animals or person in charge…

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