TORONTO – National animal law organization Animal Justice is denouncing a law passed in Ontario today that will further conceal animal cruelty at farms and slaughterhouses, and interfere with lawful protests. Bill 156, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, is what is commonly known as “ag gag” legislation that restricts people’s ability to expose animal cruelty on farms. The… Read more » Animal Justice
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The Canadian meat industry is slaughtering more animals for food than ever before, according to government slaughter statistics analyzed by Animal Justice. In 2019, over 833 million land animals were killed at the hands of the meat industry—up drastically from 750 million in 2015. Up from 819 million in 2018, 800 million in 2017, 771 million in 2016, and 750… Read more » Animal Justice
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Animal Justice and a coalition of Canadian animal protection organizations have written to the federal government, demanding that no federal bailout funds be given to factory farms where animal cruelty runs rampant. Instead, the groups are asking that any federal bailout funds be directed to rebuilding and growing local, sustainable plant-based food systems that will… Read more » Animal Justice
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My name is Vega (you may remember me as Star from 2018). I want to take some time out of my busy day (napping, mostly) to let you know I am doing really well in my furever home. I had a bit of a rough patch before I got to SCARS, somehow got myself
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Hi SCARS, Chloe is my drinking buddy, riding partner and cuddle buddy! She is super energetic and has been the perfect addition to our family. We are so thankful to have adopted her and have her in our lives! Thanks, Delina-Rae
Hello SCARS! We adopted Moose (formerly Digger) last Sept 2019. At 10 months old, he weighs about 70 lbs and is full of personality. He loves his 13-year-old sister and every other being he sees, ha-ha! He loves to chew on wood, dig in the pillows, and test our patience. He is the sweetest
Hi SCARS, Here is an update on Emma Marie (formerly Klara). I adopted her just over a year ago as a pup. She has become a huge part of my life and loves to play with other dogs, kitties and snuggle everything. She has been having some pancreatic issues but with the help of
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