Tag: Animal welfare

Habitat for Horses becomes first Equine Sanctuary accredited by GFAS

Today the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, announced Habitat for Horses became the first equine rescue and sanctuary accredited to its standards and, thereby, recognized by GFAS. The accreditation signifies the official implementation of clear and respected international standards for the public, donors and government agencies to recognize credible sanctuaries that adhere to the true mission of providing safe haven and humane care for abused animals.

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Help end, not expand, horse slaughter

by David Pauli, Director, Western Regional Office, The Humane Society of the United States, Billings Rep. Ed Butcher relies on the same old arguments of horse slaughter proponents in his effort to whet a new appetite for American horses in Asia (“Author of Montana horse slaughter plant bill […]

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GAO Asked to Investigate Cruelty to Horses

Obama and Vilsack asked to push for ban on horse slaughter

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.

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