Chinese Dogs Rescued En Route to Butcher

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These dogs were rescued by Chinese activists before they could be slaughtered for meat. According to this article from the NPR site , such rescues are occuring more regularly as dogs are increasingly becoming pets. A good story from China for once. exotic meats animal rescue Slaughterhouse dogs china

Washington Town to Become Horse Slaughter Capital?

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horses destined to die and be butchered in one of Canada’s equine slaughterhouses for human consumption abroad.” Dempsey says if rumblings of a new plan by the giant Canadian horse meat packing company Bouvry Exports-Calgary to reopen the Florence Packing plant on Florence Road for equine slaughter are true, Stanwood soon might become better known as the region’s “Butcher Shop for Horses”.

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Horse Slaughter Could Start Up Again in One Month

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Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. Slaughter opponents pushed a measure cutting off funding for horse meat inspections through Congress in 2006 after other efforts to pass outright bans on horse slaughter failed in previous years. that butcher horses for human consumption now, but if one were to open, it would conduct inspections to make sure federal laws were being followed. exotic meats horses legislation horse slaughter us

Dutch May Ban Kosher Slaughter of Livestock

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THE DUTCH parliament has voted overwhelmingly to ban the ritual slaughter of livestock. Dutch law requires animals to be stunned before slaughter, but has long allowed an exemption for Muslims and orthodox Jews, who can legally butcher animals according to their centuries-old dietary rules. It could have a snowball effect for other countries in Europe, although probably it certainly won't be seen as politically correct. Excerpted from the Irish Times.

On the Renewed Debate Over Horse Slaughter

Animal Person

Not approving the institutionalized slaughter of the horses we claim to hold so dear lowers that value. Butcher (no joke) from Montana: " “No one has to send a horse to a processing plant. Butcher plainly speaks of the use of horses and that those not usable perhaps should be killed. " Surge in Abandoned Horses Renews Debate Over Slaughterhouses " in today's New York Times begs a lot of questions that I wonder how you would answer.

Wild Thing

Animal Ethics

Look at all the animals you can kill, butcher, cook, and eat in one city. It makes me want to go out and slaughter a gopher

On "EATING ANIMALS" by Jonathan Safran Foer

Animal Person

The Nimans move him, as do several other farmers, including one who "apologizes to his animals as they are sent off to slaughter" (244), as if that's any consolation to someone whose life you are about to take when you don't need to.

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