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Court Results 2014

Published: 21 May 2015

A Levendale man was convicted in the Hobart Magistrates Court on 18/12/2014 for the offences of failing to appropriately feed 4 goats, failing to vet or appropriately treat the same 4 goats plus 1 additional goat, failing to vet or appropriately treat another goat causing its death, failing to appropriately feed 3 pigs and failing to provide sufficient drink to those same 3 pigs. The penalty issued was a 3 month term of imprisonment – suspended for 2 years, a $3,000 fine, ownership of all seized animals to the RSPCA, an indefinite custody ban on all goats and all pigs and no more than 20 poultry – from a future date, and to reimburse the RSPCA for costs incurred. In relation to the animals in question, the 4 goats were humanely put to sleep, the fifth goat remains in RSPCA care, and the 3 pigs also remain in RSPCA care.Photo 1Photo 2

Published: 21 May 2015

A Devonport man was convicted in the Devonport Magistrates Court on 01/12/2014 for the offences of failing to vet or appropriately treat a dog and failing to comply with an instruction relating to that dog. The penalty issued was a 6 month custody ban on all animals. The animal in question was ordered into the custody of the RSPCA.Photo

Published: 21 May 2015

A formerly of Bothwell woman was convicted after a contested hearing in the Hobart Magistrates Court on 27/10/2014 for the offences of failing to appropriately manage two dogs, failing to appropriately feed the two dogs, and failing to vet or appropriately treat the two dogs. The penalty issued was a $250 fine and a 5 year custody ban on dogs. The animals in question were ordered into the custody of the RSPCA. Before Photo 1 After Photo 1 Before Photo 2 After Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4

Published: 21 May 2015

A Lachlan couple were convicted in the Hobart Magistrates Court on 05/09/2014 for the offences of failing to appropriately manage 11 guinea pigs, failing to appropriately feed 2 ponies, failing to appropriately feed 2 goats, and failing to vet or appropriately treat 1 goat. The penalty issued was a $300 fine each, 14 days imprisonment each – suspended on condition they commit no offence punishable by imprisonment for 2 years – not to have custody of any animals for an indefinite period with the exception of 40 poultry, 2 horses, 15 sheep, 3 de-sexed dogs, 4 de-sexed cats and 4 de-sexed ferrets, and to reimburse the RSPCA for costs incurred. The 11 guinea pigs were surrendered and rehomed, the 2 ponies were surrendered and rehomed, but the 3 goats were humanely put to sleep. Photo 1Photo 2Photo 3Photo 4

Published: 21 May 2015

A Holwell woman was convicted after a contested hearing in the Launceston Magistrates Court on 20/08/2014 for the offences of failing to appropriately feed two horses. The penalty issued was a $600 fine and an indefinite custody ban for no more than 6 equines. The animals in question have been rehomed.

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Published: 21 May 2015

A Lilydale woman was convicted in the Launceston Magistrates Court on 17/12/2014 for the offence of failing to appropriately feed a horse. The penalty issued was to be of good behaviour for 12 months, a 2 year custody ban on no more than two horses, and to reimburse the RSPCA for costs incurred. The animal in question was humanely put to sleep.Photo 1Photo 2

Published: 21 May 2015

A Shorewell Park man was convicted in the Burnie Magistrates Court on 19/11/2014 for the offence of failing to appropriately feed a dog. The penalty issued was a $1000 fine and a 12 month custody ban on all domestic animals. The animal in question was surrendered to the RSPCA but later humanely put to sleep. Before photo After photo

Published: 21 May 2015

A Campania woman was convicted in the Hobart Magistrates Court on 14/10/2014 for the offences of failing to appropriately manage 13 horses, 1 pony and 1 foal, failing to appropriately manage 4 horses and 1 foal, failing to comply with several instructions relating to the safety of equines, and failing to appropriately water 3 horses and 1 pony. The penalty issued was a $350 fine, an indefinite custody ban of no more than 12 equines (to commence from a later date) and to reimburse the RSPCA for costs incurred. Photo 1Photo 2Photo 3Photo 4

Published: 21 May 2015

A Longford woman was convicted in the Launceston Magistrates Court on 27/08/2014 for the offence of breaching an equine capping order. The penalty issued was a $300 fine. The original indefinite ban of no more than 30 adult horses continues.

Published: 21 May 2015

A Cygnet man was convicted in the Hobart Magistrates Court on 17/07/2014 for the offences of aggravated cruelty causing death (by drowning) of two brush tail possums, and for two counts of taking partially protected wildlife without authority. The penalty issued was a $500 fine. Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

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