Rodeo promoters like the public to think that it’s just a few animal rights activists who oppose rodeos. In fact, mainstream animal welfare agencies throughout the civilized world are opposed to rodeo events like calf-roping and steer-wrestling, as these position statements show: Canadian Federation of Humane Societies Calgary Humane Society British Columbia SPCA Ottawa Humane Society (pdf file – see pg. 9) American SPCA
If you think what’s happening in this photo is wrong then help us stop it. Support our campaign against rodeo cruelty at this year’s Calgary Stampede.
Please join with local animal advocates to protest against the Luxton Pro Rodeo in Langford, near Victoria, BC. Peaceful protests will be held on: Saturday, May 18th from 1pm to 4pm Sunday, May 19th from 1pm to 4pm Location: 1040 Marwood Avenue in Langford. (A preparation/information meeting will be held at 12:30 to 1 pm at the nearby Happy Valley School at 3291 Happy Valley