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heatherclemenceau · 2W ago

The Science Is In: Exposure To Bute In Horsemeat Still A Big Problem

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Phenylbutazone or “bute” was at one time marketed for humans use under the trade name of Butazolidin.  It was a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory (NSAID) used f...
heatherclemenceau · 1M ago

Have Your Say In The “Safe Food For Canadians” Public Consultation!

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau “The increasingly global marketplace for food commodities has created more opportunities for the introduction and spread of contaminants that may put Canadian...
heatherclemenceau · 2M ago

Leave The Donkey Milk To The Donkeys – Advertising Standards Canada Responds To My Complaint

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Advertisements have a huge influence on people. So it follows that advertisers must be careful about what they display to the audience in ad copy and on websi...
heatherclemenceau · 2M ago

Canadian Horses Being Served Up In Exclusive, Members-Only “Supper Clubs” in Japan

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Hat Tip:  Lisa In Japan, “premium consumption,” a philosophy in which consumers do not mind spending large amounts of money on trendy products or services, is...
heatherclemenceau · 2M ago

Horse Welfare 2016 – The Year In Review

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Because most efforts at altruism are applied to human suffering, when it comes to horses and other animals, we still face the problem of convincing people tha...
heatherclemenceau · 2M ago

The American Humane Association Will Not Give “No Animals Were Harmed®” Warranty To Alberta Film After Bison Killing

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau In recent years, the American Humane Association has come under fire over a number of films that received the “No Animals Were Harmed®” sign-off despite the d...
heatherclemenceau · 3M ago

In 2017 – Speak Up For Those Who Have No Voice

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau The holiday season has never been kind to animals. Indeed, 2016 has been characterized by many high-profile court proceedings and political issues for animals...
heatherclemenceau · 3M ago

Equine Cushing’s And Insulin Resistance Group Launches First Video In Series To Prevent And Treat Laminitis

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau All images:  ECIR Group Inc. If you’ve owned a cushinoid or laminitic horse or pony, you may already be familiar with the mission of the Equine Cushing’s and ...
heatherclemenceau · 4M ago

Fact-Checking The Fact-Checkers On Breed Specific Legislation – How Snopes Left Out Crucial Information

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau You might not be aware that Snopes is one of the oldest websites around, and one of the original ways skeptics would meet online and discuss their skepticism ...
heatherclemenceau · 4M ago

Remembering The Animals That Served Alongside Our Soldiers

The demise of most equines in the war was largely due to the modern invention of the machine gun that cut them down unmercifully. Many died from disease, starvation, or exposure; horses were...