Do You Want to Work for Alliance for Animals?

The Alliance for Animals is looking for an Executive Director to run our state-wide non-profit animal rights organization based in Madison, Wisconsin. The Alliance has an office in Madison, however the Executive Director will have the option to work remotely, within a reasonable driving distance to the office. See job information here.

No Pig Wrestling!

Summer in Wisconsin. Farmers’ markets, baseball games, family picnics, gardening, and sunshine. unfortunately, summer in Wisconsin also means pig wrestling. Pig wrestling should be an embarrassment to Wisconsin. It encourages our children to be cruel to animals.

During these events, four-person teams chase a pig around a small muddy pit. They attempt to either stuff her into a barrel or force her onto a small platform before their time runs out. The fear the pigs experience can cause them to urinate or defecate out of sheer terror while being chased and wrestled. Read more.

See our recent posts about the Monroe County Fair’s Hug-a-Pig contest