R v Lohse, 2010 BCCA 395 (CanLII) »

Mr. Lohse was charged with one count of causing unnecessary pain, suffering, or injury to an animal (a cat) contrary to s. 446(1)(a) of the Criminal Code, and with one count of causing or permitting an animal to be or…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

R v Paulsen, 2015 BCPC 45 (CanLII) »

This is a sentencing hearing for Emma Paulsen. She was charged and pled guilty with being a person responsible for animals, to wit dogs, and failing to care for the animals, including protecting the animals from circumstances that were likely…

Read More »

R v Andres, 2014 SKPC 075 (CanLII) »

The home and yard and farm property of the accused were searched by animal protection officers employed by the Saskatchewan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA). These officers had a search warrant obtained that day under s.…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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)…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

R v Burns, [2003] OJ No 6323 (ON Ct J) »

Stanley Burns and William Massey are charged under Section 446(1)(c) of the Criminal Code, for having the custody or control of domestic animals, to wit: 77 dogs, and willfully failing to provide suitable and adequate shelter and care for those dogs.…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

R v Larouche, [2001] OJ No 6226 (ON Ct J) »

The accused, Mr. Larouche, was charged with wilfully causing unnecessary suffering to a dog by beating it, contrary to Section 446(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada. One witness observed the accused repeatedly punch a 16-month old dog that had…

Read More »