This practice is downright medieval and barbaric. If you care at all about animals and animal welfare, please read the information below and do what you can to support wild horse advocates in their efforts to stand up to the Bureau of Land Management and put an end to this cruel and totally unnecessary sterilization practice.
After BLM Oregon posted this youtube video showing Dr. Leon Pielstick performing an ovariectomy via colpotomy on a “previously wild” mare, Rob Sharp, a Supervisory Wild Horse & Burro Specialist for the BLM’s Burns District in Oregon, sent the following email to 6 government employees (5 work for the BLM and one works for the Dept. […]
Kudos to vet schools for embracing diversity to better inform animal care!
Because many farmworkers speak Spanish, veterinarian schools are pushing to open the lines of communication and ensure accurate medical care by producing more bilingual graduates.(Image credit: Esther Honig/Harvest Public Media)