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Enhancements to horse welfare in Canada

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is responsible for ensuring industry follows regulations and requirements relating to the humane transport and slaughter of animals, including horses.

As part of the CFIA's commitment to animal welfare, over the past several years the Agency has taken a number of steps to enhance policies and regulations related to the human transportation and slaughter of horses in Canada.

Humane transport


Humane slaughter


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