Harding v NL SPCA, 2000 CanLII 20379 NLSC

A dog struggled on the operating table, while being anaesthetized which led to his veterinarian being charged with causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal, for allegedly stabbing Remington in the nose with a needle and punching him in the ribs.

The cross appeal is dismissed. Harding’s appeal is allowed and the charges against him dismissed.