Ever since the shutdown and investigation of the Toronto Humane Society by the OSPCA last fall, the state of animal care in the city of Toronto has been difficult to discern. Marred by political rivalries and mixed messages, the battle to bring animal care at the THS back to an acceptable level has been arduous. … Continue reading
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Matters of Life and Death: The Toronto Humane Society Under Investigation
Toronto listeners will likely be aware of the recent Globe and Mail’s shocking investigation of the Toronto Humane Society (THS), Canada’s largest animal shelter. The allegations are serious and damning, including claims that animals languish in filthy conditions, as others are left to slowly die without proper veterinary care, while still others are adopted out … Continue reading
Should pit bulls be banned?
We discuss pit bulls and debate breed bans with: Dr. Stanley Coren, one of Canada’s leading dog experts; Daniel Paden from People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals; Vicki Burns, Executive Director of the Winnipeg Humane Society; and Amy White, Director of Communications for the Toronto Humane Society. Plus Vanessa Holm of the Toronto Vegetarian Association talks about the 20th … Continue reading