Type of Distress: Dehydration, many untreated medical conditions
Sentence: Fine of $750 for EACH or the two defendants, five-year prohibition from owning any animals for one defendant; five-year prohibition from owning any more animals for other (who had 1 other dog and 3 cats, all healthy)
Legal Issue: Sentencing (Fines), Sentencing (Prohibition orders), Provincial case (Sentencing),
McConkey’s dogs were severely matted, had irritated skin and dental problems, as well as other health issues. She failed to arrange proper treatment for their afflictions.