The Humane Society of Canada welcomes the decision to not renew the licence for Guzoo Farms. However, we are concerned that the decomissioning period of one week will not be sufficient time to place these animals in new and appropriate facilities.
Earlier in March, Michael O'Sullivan, Chairman & CEO of the Humane Society of Canada spoke directly with the Office of Premier Ed Stelmach on the need to close this facility and conduct a full investigation of the property; he followed up with a letter March 30th following new information, one on March 29th as well as a letter on March 28th.
For more pictures please read the Calgary Hearld news article on the Guzoo Farm
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20 March 2011, TORONTO – The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking for donations to help the animal victims of the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated the country of Japan recently. In order to ensure that injured and lost animals are cared for and to help people affected by this natural disaster care for their pets, The Humane Society of Canada has begun coordinating relief efforts to help these affected animals and those who care for them.
DOHA, Qatar – Delegates at INTERPOL's 79th General Assembly have backed a series of resolutions which will strengthen national and international policing and provide a strong basis to identify and combat future crime and terrorism threats.
Last November, Operation Baba, a five-country law enforcement operation in Africa co-ordinated by INTERPOL with the support of The Humane Society of Canada and other dedicated groups, resulted in the arrest of 57 people and the seizure of one ton of illegal elephant ivory. The one-day sweep targeted more than 50 locations, including local ivory markets, airports, border crossings and smuggling points involving more than 300 law enforcement officers from police, customs, national wildlife and national intelligence agencies in Congo (Brazzaville), Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia, and represented the largest-ever international wildlife law enforcement operation conducted in Africa.
“We are proud to continue with our longstanding relationship with INTERPOL as they continue with their worldwide crackdown on these international organized crime syndicates,” says HSC Regional Director Al Hickey. Once these syndicates discover a successful pipeline, they often work with others to smuggle contraband, weapons, drugs and people.
August 06, 2010, VANCOUVER – If you have the time, love, energy and money, why not add a fur face to your family. “A dog or a cat is the best friend in the world anyone could have,” says Al Hickey, Western Regional Director for The Humane Society of Canada. “August 16th is National Homeless Animals' Day and by helping save just one more life, people can take action to give a permanent loving home to an animal in need”
The Humane Society of Canada has always been opposed to all animal fighting.
NFL player, Michael Vick, has not, and will never be a spokesman for our organization.
More specifically, in a 2007 interview with Maclean's magazine, The Humane Society of Canada’s Chairman & CEO, Michael O’Sullivan said in part: