Tag: Australia

EXCLUSIVE: How the RSPCA sends thoroughbreds from NSW to slaughterhouses to be turned into pet food – after slamming the racing industry for destroying horses

By STEPHEN GIBBS FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA ABC’s 7.30 program exposed widespread slaughter of racehorses last month  Hundreds of retired thoroughbreds have been sent to abattoirs and knackeries RSPCA Australia said the animal welfare body was horrified but not surprised RSPCA NSW has now said it sometimes sends horses […]

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Australia opens probe into secret torture & slaughter of hundreds of racehorses for pet & HUMAN food

Source: Wellston Journal “Animal welfare is everybody‘s responsibility and my government will not stand for cruelty to animals,” Australia opens probe into secret torture & slaughter of hundreds of racehorses for pet & HUMAN food Queensland state authorities are investigating the shocking slaughter of some 500 retired racehorses […]

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Australia: Animal cruelty probe launched after Slaughterhouse workers filmed mistreating racehorses destined to be Butchered

By Nick Dole, as published on ABC.net.au A Queensland abattoir (slaughterhouse) responsible for the mass slaughter of racehorses will be investigated for alleged animal mistreatment, the Queensland Government has announced. The ABC’s 7.30 program was given hidden-camera video taken at the Meramist Abattoir in Caboolture, which showed former […]

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New report names Australia as 8th biggest importer of ejiao, a Traditional Chinese Medicine decimating donkey populations

Although this report came out in May, 2018, we wanted to focus more attention on burro/donkey issues worldwide, and wanted you to have an opportunity to read this. Source:  Humane Society International A new investigative report released today, World Donkey Day, by Humane Society International Australia explores the current state of China’s […]

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