Criminal Code

Version of section 445 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-04-16:

Marginal note:Injuring or endangering other animals

 Every one who wilfully and without lawful excuse

  • (a) kills, maims, wounds, poisons or injures dogs, birds or animals that are not cattle and are kept for a lawful purpose, or

  • (b) places poison in such a position that it may easily be consumed by dogs, birds or animals that are not cattle and are kept for a lawful purpose,

is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 401.
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