OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 22, 2016) - Humane Society International/Canada is transporting 10 dogs, rescued from the cruel dog meat trade in China, to Ottawa where they will be sheltered by BARK, an all-breed, no-kill rescue organization. Ottawa media outlets are invited film and photograph the dogs as well as interview animal rescue and welfare experts on site.
WHO: HSI/Canada rescue workers and companion animal experts, and representatives from BARK Rescue.
WHAT: Media availability for dogs arriving in Ottawa. Animal rescue experts will be on-hand to answer questions.
WHERE: 2229 Braeside Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 7J6.
WHEN: Friday December 23, 4 p.m. EST.
Please click here to download photos and video of the dogs; email or call media contact below for interview request and/or further information.
Established in September 2001, the Bytown Association for Rescued Kanines (BARK) is an all breed "no kill" rescue organization based in Ottawa. BARK is a registered charity comprised primarily of dedicated and experienced volunteers.
Humane Society International/Canada is a leading force for animal protection, with active programs in companion animals, wildlife and habitat protection, marine mammal preservation, farm animal welfare and animals in research. HSI/Canada is proud to be a part of Humane Society International, which, together with its partners, constitutes one of the world's largest animal protection organizations. Celebrating animals and confronting cruelty worldwide - on the Web at www.hsicanada.ca