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Findings Of Abuse In Canadian Horse Slaughter Industry After Two Year Investigation by Animals’ Angels

Animals’ Angels has recently completed comprehensive two-year investigation (see the press release here) into the horse slaughter industry in Canada for the purpose of informing EU decision-makers that further restrictions are needed on the importation of horse meat from Canada.  From the online investigation: “Almost every single kill buyer currently providing horses to the Canadian […]

One Horse’s Last Steps

This is a new video from the CHDC.  It’s not graphic, just very sad as it shows what happens every day to innocent horses who, at the hands of the humans who betray them, end up in the slaughter pipeline. We gratefully acknowledge Animals’ Angels and Tierschutzbund for permission to use their footage to enable […]

Saving Holly: Destined for dinner tables, Star joins race to rescue drug-filled mare from slaughter

By Mary Ormsby/Dale Brazao Toronto Star Star investigation: When the Star learned the striking paint mare with one blue eye had entered Canada’s food-slaughter pipeline even though prohibited drugs linked to cancer and bone-marrow disease in humans were pumping through her body, the race to bring her home was on. Please read the complete article […]

Journey to the slaughterhouse

Journey to the slaughterhouse  A Toronto Star investigation has found that Canada’s food inspection system has serious flaws when dealing with the thousands of racehorses sent to slaughter every year that end up on tables in Europe, Asia and even Toronto. The full story can be seen here.

Horse Meat Scandal Having a Ripple Effect in Alberta

According to an Alberta kill buyer, “the pounds of meat we’re shipping to Europe has been cut in half.”  Bruce Flewelling, who sells horses for slaughter, said he was told last week by the facility he sends his animals to that it couldn’t accept any for the time being.  Flewelling is known to sell to Bouvry […]