Transport Regulations

PLease read the act and do not bring these animals to our facility

Do Not Load - Unfit for Transport

An animal is unfit for transport (except for veterinary treatment or diagnosis, using specialized equipment and in accordance with provincial regulations on the advice of a veterinarian) if any of the following is true.

  • It cannot rise without assistance and is reluctant to walk, and exhibits halted movement. This animal is non-ambulatory. Treatment, euthanasia, or emergency on-farm slaughter is necessary.

  • It is unable to rise or to remain standing without assistance. This animal is non-ambulatory. Treatment, euthanasia, or emergency on-farm slaughter is necessary.

  • It cannot be transported without undue suffering because of lameness (Health of Animal Regulations 138[2][a]), even if the animal can rise or remain standing without assistance, because the animal demonstrates an:

    • obvious limp with uneven weight bearing, and the inability to bear any weight on one leg is immediately identified (unable to use a foot to walk)