SPCA v Millette, 2007 CanLII 40186 (NLPC) »

The SPCA made an ex parte application for a search warrant to enter Millette’s home and seize her dog and cat. The court denied the same application made the previous week, as the SPCA member indicated in the application that…

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R v Taylor, [2002] BCJ No 1846 (BCPC) »

This was a trial of Taylor and Atkinson on three counts under the Wildlife Act for possession of wildlife without a permit, allowing a hunting license to be used by another person and failing to comply with a condition of a hunting…

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R v Hunter, [2011] OJ No 4120 (ON Ct J) »

The applicant, Hunter, brought an application requesting (a) all evidence gathered during the October 14th and 15th, 2010 search of his property be excluded; (b) all orders of the OSPCA subsequent to that search be declared null and void; (c)…

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R v Hunter, [2011] OJ No 2335 (ON Ct J) »

This is an application by the accused, Hunter, for a Charter remedy based on a violation of his right against unreasonable search and seizure. The accused faced a series of charges under the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty…

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R v Putt, 2013 CanLII 53023 (NLPC) »

This is a sentencing decision. The accused pled guilty to the offences of uttering a threat to harm a person, to damage property and to kill an animal (a snake), and of failing to comply with a probation order, contrary…

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R v Talaga, [2006] MJ 145 (MB Prov Ct) »

This is the sentencing of offender, Talaga, who was convicted of starving farm animals and failing to provide medical care to a calf with a broken leg. One pig died from starvation and the cattle was in various stages of…

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R v Robert, 2001 CanLII 24122 (ONCA) »

The respondent pled guilty to encouraging, aiding or assisting the fighting of animals contrary to section 446(1)(d) of the Criminal Code. Counsel made a joint submission on sentence for a fine and a probation order, with a condition that the…

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R v Nikkel, [2013] MJ No 290 (MBQB) »

This is an appeal from a conviction of both appellants, Nikkel and Ragnanan, on 4 different counts. The counts include: being a person who has ownership, possession or control of an animal did unlawfully contravene Section 2(1)(d)(iii) of The Animal…

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R v Sadler, [2010] SJ No 694 (SKQB) »

The accused, Genevieve Sadler, appealed the decision convicting her of allowing an animal to be at large, contrary to s. 3 of The Stray Animals Act. The Crown alleged that the appellant’s stallion got loose from its pen and found…

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R v Delong, 2008 ONCA 525 (CanLII) »

This is an appeal by the accused from conviction and sentence. At trial, the judge rejected the appellant’s version of events, i.e. that the appellant was merely defending himself from what he claimed was unnecessary force. The only question then…

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R v Fagundes, 2006 CanLII 5869 (ONCA) »

This is an appeal from a sentence imposed on the appellant for neglect of animals pursuant to section 446(5) of the Criminal Code, as well as possession of stolen property, and driving a stolen vehicle. The appellant operated a modest…

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R v Pryor, 2008 CanLII 73615 (ONSC) »

Pryor was convicted of four charges contrary to section 446(1)(c) of the Criminal Code. The appellant received a suspended sentence and three years probation. In addition, a restitution order payable to the SPCA was made for $25,511. Pryor appeals those…

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R v Blanchard, 2007 CanLII 52982 (ONSC) »

This is an appeal against a conviction on two charges of cruelty to animals (a number of dogs) contrary to section 446 of the Criminal Code. The two charges were: 1) wilfully causing unnecessary pain, suffering or injury contrary to…

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