Rescue & Welfare

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A haven for working animals in Morocco - October 11, 2009, was a warm Sunday evening in Marrakech, Morocco. The clatter and babble of the colourful markets was subsiding as bikes, buses, horse-drawn caleches and donkey carts made their way home. But one cart clattered on with an urgency of its own. It was heading for the veterinary clinic of the UK-headquartered Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA), which provides free veterinary care for working animals in some of the world’s poorest countries. On the cart was a distressed jenny donkey in the final stages of tetanus. She was rigid, recumbent, and barely breathing. And she was also in the final stages of pregnancy.

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Spring 2015 to Spring 2016 - The Wild Horses of Alberta Society (WHOAS) recently completed the first year of an innovative five-year pilot contraception and field monitoring project. The aim of the project is to develop a means to provide effective and humane stewardship for the just over 850 remaining wild horses in Alberta. This is the first program of its kind in Canada and a showcase for the way in which a not-for-profit organization can design, manage, and implement a community-based scientific field program using skilled volunteers that are invested in the project.

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World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Approves Standards during Assemble in Paris - Brooke USA, the fundraising arm of the world’s largest international equine welfare charity, the Brooke, has announced a huge milestone for Brooke’s global animal welfare and advocacy work. Brooke has been supporting the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) in developing the standards over the past three years, providing expertise and technical input. 180 countries will commit to undertake the recommendations, which were approved on May 25, 2016 at the World Assembly of OIE Delegates in Paris, during which the OIE for the first time announced the set of welfare standards for working horses, donkey and mules.

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Brooke USA launches “Buy a Donkey a Drink” campaign to ease the suffering of 11,500 horses, donkeys and mule - In drought-prone developing countries, survival is difficult enough without the added burden of life-threatening heat stress and exhaustion. That’s true for humans and also for the equine animals who labour alongside them in poverty-ravaged areas to help them earn a livelihood.

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On May 1, 2016, a wildfire began some 15 kilometres southwest of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Unseasonably high temperatures in the low 30 degrees C, low humidity, dry vegetation, and high winds rapidly fueled the fire. By 10 pm, a state of emergency had been declared and the Centennial Trailer Park as well as the neighbourhoods of Prairie Creek and Gregoire were all placed under mandatory evacuation followed rapidly by a mandatory evacuation of the entire city.

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A Veteran Looks At Life Through His Horse’s Ears - “I joined the PPCLI cadet corps at the age of 12 and soon realized that a career in the army was what I wanted to do,” says McEachern. “At 17 I enlisted in the reserves and did my first tour overseas as a peacekeeper in Croatia (former republic of Yugoslavia) with 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. After the tour I transferred to the regular force with the same battalion I served with overseas. In 1995 I was sent to Central Africa with the Disaster Assistance Relief team as security for the medics, headquarters, etc.

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When we can offer a safe, caring home to a severely neglected horse, everyone in the horse world cheers. If you have recently adopted a rescue horse, let me first commend you for your actions. Saving a horse that is in desperate need of care and nursing him back to health can be one of the most gratifying experiences a horse owner can have.

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