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heatherclemenceau · 1M ago

Access-To-Information Docs Reveal Auctions and Feedlots are “Bad at Paperwork”

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau “…all horse meat producers must obtain the health and medical history – complete with information on all drugs and vaccines used – of each horse for the 180 d...
heatherclemenceau · 3M ago

New ASPCA Study Examines The Availability Of Homes for Unwanted Horses in the United States

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Simply offering a horse for sale is no guarantee of finding a suitable home for that animal,  even if young and sound.  The process is even more challenging i...
heatherclemenceau · 3M ago

Animals Without Borders

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau The construction of barriers along borders is a hardly a new practice, from the Great Wall of China and Hadrian’s Wall to the present day. Aside from the exis...
heatherclemenceau · 4M ago

A Good Good-Bye…

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Life pulses in the countryside in the hamlet of Ancaster, Ontario. Away from the town, the meticulously maintained Ancaster Pet Cemetery (founded by Hamilton ...
heatherclemenceau · 4M ago

Horse and Cattle Feedlot Property For Sale – Another Sign Of The Times?

The 170 acre property of a feedlot operator in Canada who has collected horses for the purpose of selling them for meat is now for sale. This area is prime for redevelopment, both commercial...
heatherclemenceau · 6M ago

The Case For Breed Specific Legislation In Montreal

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau In the last two years,  nearly 20 people and animals were injured or killed by pit bull type dogs in the province of Quebec.  Pit bull type dogs have inflicte...
heatherclemenceau · 7M ago

By The Numbers: Study Reviews 13 Years of Ontario Racing Commission “Death Registry” Data

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Beneath the facade, commercial horse racing subjects horses to catastrophic injuries and sudden deaths. Young thoroughbreds, standardbreds, and quarter horses...
heatherclemenceau · 7M ago

Hitting Kill Buyers In The Pocketbook

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Everyone knows that abuse, neglect, and disease are embedded in the trading of horses by unscrupulous buyers and flippers, beginning with the kill buyer and e...
heatherclemenceau · 8M 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 · 9M 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...