Zoocheck Canada

Zoocheck Canada

Address:2646 St. Clair Ave E
Toronto, ON M4B3M1

Phone:416-285-1744
Fax:416-285-4670
Web: www.zoocheck.com
Established: 1984. Description:National animal protection charity established to protect wildlife in captivity in Canada. Supports mandatory licensing of zoos and wildlife displays, the closure of substandard facilities, and ending the use of native and exotic wild animals in circuses, novelty acts, and the pet trade. Members: Nonmembership organization. Dues: Donations accepted.

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5 Elephants" is an exciting nonfiction title about 5 elephant (true) stories by the President of Zoocheck Canada, Rob Laidlaw.
6) As discussed in the reasons for judgment of the Alberta Court of Appeal, in 2007 Zoocheck Canada (Zoocheck), an animal protection organization that focuses on the well-being of wild animals, wrote to the Edmonton Humane Society objecting to the conditions under which Lucy was kept, prompting an investigation by the Humane Society.
Zoocheck Canada and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) asked for a declaration that the City of Edmonton was in breach of the Animal Protection Act, arguing that her health, isolation, and Edmonton's severe climate caused her to be an animal in distress.
Rob Laidlaw is the director of Zoocheck Canada, a wildlife protection organization.
The applicants (a coalition of the Animal Alliance of Canada, the Animal Protection Institute, the Canadian Environmental Defence Fund, the Dene Nation, and Zoocheck Canada Inc.
Julie Woodyer, of animal watchdog group Zoocheck Canada, said: "I think it's a deplorable environment for any wildlife.
During the past 11 years his limited-edition prints have been used to raise funds for such organizations as the National Ballet of Canada, the Aquatic Museum of Canada and Zoocheck Canada, as well as for the 1981 Canada Summer Games.
Author and founder of the wildlife protection organization Zoocheck Canada explains how to tell the difference between zoos that confine wild animals in dismal conditions unlike their real habitat, and progressive zoos that treat captive wild animals with compassion and respect.