UPDATE! The list of contacts below in this alert are being barraged by emails and phone calls. The Tuscarawas Prosecutor's Office has responded, stating that these complaints fall under the jurisdiction of: Ohio Department of Agriculture Dr. Tony Forshey (State Veterinarian) Phone: 614-728-6220 firstname.lastname@example.org After speaking with this agency, we also suggest: Ohio Livestock Care… Continue reading UPDATE! Take action for Sugarcreek Auction horses with Animals Angels
Source: Press Release Ithaca, New York (June 10, 2009) The Animal Law Coalition and Animals Angels have asked the U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) to investigate gross violations of humane laws and regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in connection with the commercial slaughter of horses. The request for a GAO investigation comes… Continue reading GAO asked to investigate cruelty to horses (US)
AN ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT By BETSY BLANEY Associated Press Writer © 2009 The Associated Press Cross-posted from the Houston Chronicle LUBBOCK, Texas — Animal health advocates want improvements made at a West Texas horse feedlot where they say live horses are feeding in pens as carcasses decompose in the open and that some horses eat… Continue reading Animal advocates decry Texas horse feedlot (US)
For Immediate Release Nineteen months after filing a Freedom of Information request regarding violations of the Commercial Transportation of Equines to Slaughter Regulations, Animals Angels received records, covering a five year period that revealed blatant violations involving the transport of unfit horses. Information obtained: Between February 2002 and December 2006, the Transport to Slaughter Regulations… Continue reading Animal Angels’ equine transport to slaughter report (US)
Another gutwrenching exposure of the brutalities of horse slaughter by the excellent Animal Angels. As you will see, if you venture to watch it, is that the horrors are not just limited to transport and the slaughter process itself.