Horses

Alberta Is Using Birth Control To Keep Wild Horses In Check

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Alberta

The group has vaccinated 73 mares so far.

How A Politician Managed To Blame Animals For Dying In Barn Fires

Camille Labchuk | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Politics
Camille Labchuk

Animal advocates have been demanding for years that provincial governments update barn fire codes to stop an ongoing trend of horrifying , since it's clear that the industry will continue to refuse to protect animals from being burned to death unless they're forced to.

Devastating Spate Of Barn Fires Reignite Call To Action

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Impact
Barbara Cartwright

January was a devastating month for Canada's farm animals. There have been eight massive barn fires since January 1, killing almost 53,000 animals. Sadly, some of the simplest protection strategies recommended by farm and fire experts across the country are still not standard practice on Canadian farms.

Quebec's Bill 54 Falls Short Of Protecting All Animals

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 12.09.2015 | Canada Politics
Barbara Cartwright

Until this law was passed, there was no distinction between a car and a cat in terms of legal rights. Anyone who has ever lived with a pet knows that animals experience emotions and feel both physical and psychological pain, but this is the first time in North America that these basic truths have been entrenched in law.

This Horse Is Giving Us #RelationshipGoals

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Living

They shared hay, "Lady and The Tramp"-style.

WATCH: Exhausted Wild Horse Rescued From Icy Creek

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Volunteers, firefighters and RCMP worked tirelessly to rescue a wild horse who was stuck in a fast-moving creek in B.C.'s Okanagan. A woman out for...

Animals Are Workers, Too

Kendra Coulter | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Business
Kendra Coulter

There are workers who are not counted in censuses, protected by labour laws, or given a paycheque for their labour. Some of these workers are not humans. One thing we know for sure is that animals do so much for people. So what will people now do for animals?

How Germs Can Keep Your Motor Runing

Jason Tetro | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Impact
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgThe use of germs to produce biofuels has been in exploration since the mid-1990s, but finding the right organisms is a difficult task. The horse rumen has a vast array of environmental bacteria and ...something else. Could this be the treasure trove scientists are looking for?

A Pig's Sanctuary

Elizabeth Abbott | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada
Elizabeth Abbott

Belle the pot-bellied pig has found sanctuary-within-a-sanctuary, in her human caretakers' spacious living room. She is a winsome pig who happily gre...

So Long Summer!

Carol Mott | Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada Living
Carol Mott

He says... I don't know about you, but it seems that the last time I checked my watch it was half-past May, and I was still grumbling about the long,...

Stampede Driver Gets Record Fine

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CALGARY - The Calgary Stampede levied its largest fine ever against a driver Saturday, after a chuckwagon race collision led to ...

Dying To Win

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CALGARY - A second horse has died during the chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede. Stampede spokesman Doug Fraser said Fr...

Rocky Start At The Calgary Stampede

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2011 | Canada

CALGARY - Despite an extensive overhaul to its animal care standards, the Calgary Stampede got off to a rocky start Friday night when a horse had to b...