By removing inspection reports and information about the treatment of animals at thousands of research facilities, zoos, and breeders from its website, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has made it harder for animal welfare advocated to monitor government regulations on animals. Citing court rulings and privacy laws for the change in disclosure of the information, the documents, including records of enforcement would now be accessible only by Freedom of Information Act Requests, which sometimes takes years. Read the full story here.
Scientists now believe that warmer oceans are not only leading to widespread die-offs in ocean species but also may be making some seafood favourites too toxic to eat. Warming waters in some areas are causing more frequent algae blooms leading to elevated levels of domoic acid, a neurotoxin, in the water that can build up in sea creatures including Dungeness crab, mussels, clams and anchovies. Click here to read more.
The kindness and generosity of caring people like you means The Humane Society of Canada can help even more animals during this Christmas Season and the Holidays. On behalf of the animals a heartfelt thanks.
VANCOUVER, DECEMBER 20, 2016 - Entries are now being accepted by The Humane Society of Canada for their Pets Watching Hatching Hatchimals Photo Contest which launches today and runs until January 1st, 2017, according to HSC Chairman & CEO. Michael O'Sullivan, whose family shares their lives with a houseful of cats, a dog and a rabbit.
VANCOUVER, DECEMBER 14, 2016 - "Have your family and fur angels join ours with a Countdown for Animals during the 12 Days of Christmas. Visit us each day until Christmas Day and give us your thoughts and ideas to help animals better, stronger, faster" invites HSC Chairman & CEO, Michael O'Sullivan.
Exciting News! Hatchimals are available at The Humane Society of Canada Online Store ! Get yours today!
Dear Friend of Animals,
Exciting News ! As a caring member of our family whose kindness and generosity has helped so many animals, we are making this exclusive Hatchimal offer to you.
We have 18 Hatchimals on hand with more on the way and 100% of all the money raised will go towards our programs to protect our furred, finned and feathered friends.
Get your Hatchimal here before they are gone!
Dear Friend of Animals,
If you have already made a donation to help sick, injured and orphaned animals at risk, we would like to thank you for your kindness and generosity.
If have not yet made a donation, please help us save just one more life.
Mississauga is home to a new aquaponics farm, aquaponics combines aquaculture and hydroponics into one system. The new farm began construction in August and began growing fish and food in late September. Operating as a closed system 24 hours a day, fish and plants help each other grow providing a level of freshness the food bank says it’s desperately lacking. Click here to read the full story.
Cold weather and snow is making its’ seasonal appearance over much of Canada making it increasingly difficult for birds to find enough food. The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) says that people and birds can both benefit when humans assist their feathered friends by supplying them with a continual supply of quality bird feed.