Posted by Jenny on Sep 22, 2011 in Association News | 17 comments
A couple of years ago, we at ERF fought a long and difficult battle with the ‘rescue’ sites in the UK, trying to explain to them that most of the French ‘rescue’ sites were merely fronts for dealers, and the ludicrous prices being paid for very sick and sorry animals, or youngstock, were simply lining the pockets of dealers who laughed all the way to the bank.
Posted by Trina on Sep 20, 2011 in Association News, Hugo | 0 comments
A few months back we received a very sad email to say that Hugo’s adopters were sadly having to hand Hugo back to ERF due to relocating back to the UK. It was an emotional time as Hugo, our first rescue, had been with the family for so long and their daughter,Pippa, had built up an amazing bond with him.
Luckily for Hugo, fate was on his side! The family who adopted Perry from us decided...
Posted by Jenny on Sep 13, 2011 in Association News | 5 comments
We have been asked about the traffic of horses to slaughter between the UK and Mainland Europe, so I have drafted this to try and help raise awareness of how the trading of horses destined for the dinner plate works.
At ERF, we are fully aware that despite public statements to the contrary from various official bodies, horses are still exported live from the UK to France. There are many myths...
Last month we were reported a case of 2 donkeys with terribly overgrown hooves. We see so many cases like this, often on a weekly basis, but it nice to be able to report such a rapid and positive outcome. We have to thank not only the person who alerted us to their plight, but also the DDSV in department 79, who have always responded to our welfare cases so efficiently and swiftly, as they went...