R v N.A.
Client was charged with several offences pursuant to Calgary municipal bylaws including s 25(7), animal attack on a person causing severe injury. It was alleged that a large dog bit an older man in the face and hand requiring plastic surgery. The dog was seized by animal services. Defence counsel negotiated resolution and the return of the dog with the crown prosecutor.
Successful result: Several of the tickets were withdrawn and the dog was returned to the family. The dog was not euthanized.