Peaceful Protest against Hanneford Circus
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Peaceful Protest against Hanneford Circus

From: Animal Defenders of Westchester (ADOW)
February 13, 2016



198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606. (nr Bx Riv Pkway)

Street parking; Parking lots across the street, appx fee $5.00 per day, call to verify (914) 995-4050 - 914-995-4050

Limited # of signs, pls bring one if possible; literature is available but also bring add'l if possible

Animal-user circuses are being challenged all over the country.

  1. Circus animals have the right to be protected and treated humanely under the Animal Welfare Act.
  2. Tigers naturally fear fire, but they are still forced to jump through fire hoops in some circuses and have been burned while doing so.
  3. Circuses are repeatedly cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the Animal Welfare Act for trailers that have splintering wood and sharp, protruding metal pieces near animals' cages.
  4. Trainers use whips, tight collars, muzzles, electric prods, bullhooks and other painful tools of the trade to force animals to perform.
  5. In more than 35 dangerous incidents since 2000, elephants have bolted from circuses, run amok through streets, crashed into buildings, attacked members of the public, and killed and injured handlers.

Visit these links:

Leave a polite note on County Center's Facebook page:

Thank you for coming out a speaking for the animals.

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