Jasper Shines the Spotlight On a Good Animal Welfare Agency in British Columbia
"The question is not 'Can they reason?' Nor 'Can they talk?'
But 'Can they suffer?' " ~ Jeremy Bentham
From their website:
When the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act was passed in 1895, it set in motion the creation of a non-profit Society called the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA)that was authorized to investigate and enforce complaints of abuse towards animals and to propose new legislation. READ MORE about the agency.
Rhino neglected afer it broke its horn off
The B.C. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals began investigating allegations in December 2009 of abuse at a large conservation ranch that's home to about 50 species of rare and endangered species.
A group of former and current employees apparently sparked the investigation, alleging that animals had been abused and neglected at the ranch over the past five years. READ FULL STORY
Thank goodness for organizations like the Canada's British Columbia's Society for Prevention of Animal Cruelty. And thanks to the former employees of the zoo who called to have the it investigated for animal abuse and neglect. People need to take responsibility like that and not turn a blind eye toward's the suffering in this world.
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