Alerts are email or website requests to write, fax or telephone your legislator, elected officials, corporate entities and occasionally individuals on issues affecting the welfare of our horses. To receive our alerts please email gro.adanacsesrohdnefednull@ofni.
When you receive an Alert from us, we will provide you with the relevant background, resources and contact information to take action responsibly and effectively.
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Below is a list of our alerts, with the most current first.
CHDC Reports on Canada’s Equine Traceability Program
May Equine Awareness
CHDC Important Spring 2011 Update
News and information
Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) Responds to Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada (HWAC)
On November 20, 2010, the Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada released its Recommended Handling Guidelines and Animal Welfare Assessment Tool for horses
Alberta Horse Slaughter Plant Closed for Sanitation Reasons
Bouvry Exports, horse slaughter plant in Fort MacLeod, Alberta, has temporarily closed operations
Bill C-544 tabled by MP Alex Atamanenko
Canada has its first Bill to ban horse slaughter!
Here is information you can use to help horses at auctions.
Petitions to ban horse slaughter filed
575 signatures on petitions presented to MP Barry Devolin
Horse defenders take action!
Horse Groups Call on CFIA for Answers on EU Equine Food Safety Requirements
A letter from the European Commission stipulates immediate steps required to implement a food safety program for countries supplying horse meat to the European Union.
Transport violation at Viande Richelieu
Horses kept on truck for longer than 36 hours
The Case Against Horse Slaughter in Canada
by Lonita Stewart
Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada Makes Unfounded Claims
CHDC Director’s letter demands proof of increased neglect and abandonment
In order to help create legislation, citizens need to communicate with Members of Parliament
Memorial at Natural Valley Farms
Tribute to lives lost at Saskatchewan slaughterhouse
Great News for Horses
Natural Meat Company Shuts Down!
The Real Truth About Horse Slaughter
CHDC appeals to Canadians on OEF stance and rodeo
CFIA and Horse Welfare Investigations Demanded
CHDC Presses for Investigation into Animal Welfare
Compiled by John Holland
Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008
Help pass this legislation to protect horses
Do It Now
Actions you can take to help the horses.
Natural Valley Farm Investigation
Horse slaughter plant horrors unveiled
Petition to Strengthen Animal Transport Regulations
A Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals initiative!
Dealing in Blood Money
Canada’s Betrayal of Horses
Canada becoming a horse slaughter leader
How you can help stop it
Two more slaughterhouses killing horses in Canada
Canada is slipping backwards in the arena of protection for our equine population
American horse transports to Canada for slaughter
Animals’ Angels investigate the transport of American horses to Canada for slaughter