Group campaigns against horse, donkey carts

27.12.2011                      1.Tewet. 5772                       Channuka 7                      Rosch Chodesch 2

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Group campaigns against horse, donkey carts

Animal rights group Hakol Chai contends horses, donkeys often rented to peddlers for minimal prices, receive no vet services.

Animal rights group Hakol Chai launched a campaign protesting the use of horse- and donkey-drawn carts on city streets, stressing that the practice causes suffering to the animals and danger to human passersby.
The horses, the group contends, are often rented to peddlers for very minimal prices and typically receive no veterinary services, inadequate food and water supplies and hazardous living conditions. Not only do the horses themselves frequently suffer from exhaustion, malnutrition, disease and abandonment, their presence in city streets often dangerously disrupts human and vehicle traffic flow, a release from the organization said….