Working Animals, Including Carriage Horses
Horses Carts and Carriage Horses
Concerns about working conditions and threats to the health and safety of both people and horses are some of the arguments against horse carts and carriages.
Police Dogs and Search and Rescue Dogs
Police dogs and search and rescue dogs are not often discussed as an animal rights issue, since there are so many other issues that affect and harm more animals. When discussions of police dogs, search and rescue dogs and animal welfare come up, the issue is usually about protecting the dogs while they are working in dangerous situations, and not about whether dogs should be used in this way.
The Campaign to Save Bill and Lou, the Green Mountain College Oxen
When Green Mountain College announced plans to slaughter their plow-pulling oxen and serve their meat in the dining hall, animal advocates protested.
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and Animal Cruelty
Background and history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race; Cruelty to the dogs and other animals, including culling, beating, whipping and deaths, from an animal rights perspective.
100 Sled Dogs Killed in Canada After Tourism Slump
A sled dog tour company in Canada killed 100 sled dogs when post-Olympics tourism declined.
Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages
The Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages is a committee of the Coalition for New York City Animals.
Equine Advocates campaigns against the use of carriage horses.
Carriage Horse Cruelty
PeTA's website about the cruelties suffered by carriage horses.
Friends of Animals on Horse and Carriage Cruelty
This letter calling for a ban on the horse and carriage industry was published in the New York Times.
Blinders - A Documentary About the Carriage Horse Industry
"Blinders" is a documentary film about the carriage horse industry in New York City.
The Humane Society of the US on the Carriage Horse Industry
HSUS calls for a ban on the horse carriage industry.