Animal Cruelty (Sentencing Cases)

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Case Digests

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Camardi,
2015 ABPC 65 (CanLII)
22 months The offender abused and tortured his Siberian Husky over several months until the dog died. The offender also abused a cat. The offender had a prior record for violence and was assessed as being a high risk to re-offend.
R v Habermehl,
2013 ABPC 192 (CanLII)
90 days The offender assaulted the family cat after being frustrated by the cat's behaviour. The cat was euthanized due to injuries.
R v Tremblay,
2012 BCPC 410 (CanLII)
6 month "continued to strike [animal] repeatedly with a hammer over a period of more than an hour, ignoring [the animal's] cries of pain"
R v Fawcett,
2012 BCPC 421 (CanLII)
fine and probation unnecessary suffering to 9 dogs
R v Connors,
2011 BCPC 24 (CanLII)
6 months and probation The offender was took care of a friend's dog. The dog was sick and poorly trained and so defecated in the offender's house. The offender as intoxicated and angry and assaulted the dog. The dog died of broken ribs and other injuries from blunt force trauma.
R v Munroe,
2010 ONCJ 226 (CanLII)
12 months The offender tortured and harmed his girlfriend's dog over a month. The dog died due to injuries. Probation was also ordered.
R v Power,
2003 CanLII 20379 (ON CA), (2003) 176 CCC (3d) 209