Action Needed: Federally Protected Wolves Could Be In Danger!

Update and Call For Action: Federal Protection for Wolves​ There is an animal-related public hearing in Wisconsin that we would like to let you know about:​ AB712 has been scheduled for a public hearing THIS Wednesday at 10:00 am. This proposed legislation would prevent Wisconsin law authorities from enforcing federal protection for wolves when they are listed under The Endangered Species Act. … Continue reading Action Needed: Federally Protected Wolves Could Be In Danger!

Hunter Who Killed Two Dogs on Trial – What You Can Do

Coyote hunter Kurt Rausch, who has been accused of shooting and killing two dogs, will appear in Dane County court beginning December 19, 2017.  Rausch, while wearing a bright head-lamp, used a calling device to call coyotes.  Veterinarian, Deanna Clark was taking her four dogs for a walk - they started to walk towards the sound.  When he … Continue reading Hunter Who Killed Two Dogs on Trial – What You Can Do

Support Our Work for the Animals in 2018

Dear Friends and Supporters of Alliance for Animals, Since 1983, the Alliance for Animals has been the voice for animals in Wisconsin. Together we have led campaigns for bears, wolves, monkeys, dogs, cats, geese, woodchucks, deer, elephants, bobcats, rabbits, cows, goats, horses, pigs, cranes, doves, ... for any and all the animals who need a … Continue reading Support Our Work for the Animals in 2018

Calls Needed in Support of Much Needed Animal Protection Bill

Dear Friends and Supporters of Alliance for Animals living in Wisconsin, We are urgently asking you to please make two phone calls today or tomorrow. This morning Wisconsin Rep. Andre Jacque circulated a co-sponsorship memo for a critical animal protection bill that would strengthen penalties and close loopholes in our state bestiality law. This bill, LRB3584 … Continue reading Calls Needed in Support of Much Needed Animal Protection Bill

Meet our new Executive Director

Alliance for Animals is excited to welcome Mary Telfer as our new Executive Director. Mary holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts where she studied animal-rights and feminism. Mary's experience working within non-profit organizations and a history of her own animal-rights based artwork demonstrates her determination to end animal suffering using a variety … Continue reading Meet our new Executive Director

Ask District Attorney to Charge Steven Pirus for Animals’ Deaths

NOTE (updated 9/21/17): Since this post was published, Steven Pirus has now been charged with five counts of animal mistreatment- four counts for the two dogs and two cats who perished in the explosion and one count for the dog who was badly injured, and was euthanized.  Alliance for Animals would like to thank all … Continue reading Ask District Attorney to Charge Steven Pirus for Animals’ Deaths

Protest at the World Dairy Expo

The good people at Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM) have invited the Alliance for Animals to join them at a demonstration during the World Dairy Expo for their new campaign “Humane Milk is a Myth.” FARM is continuing a similar campaign from the UK that overturned the dairy industry oversees. There will be two demonstrations during the expo and there will also … Continue reading Protest at the World Dairy Expo

Do You Want to Serve on the AFA Board of Directors?

The AFA Board has played an important part in the organization since its inception in 1983. Serving on the Board is a rewarding and interesting commitment. We welcome new members who are committed to all areas of animal rights. Board members meet monthly, help with events and campaigns, and are instrumental in the organization. The … Continue reading Do You Want to Serve on the AFA Board of Directors?

Video Footage of “Hug-a-Pig” Shows Violation of Event Rules and Wisconsin Cruelty Statute

Alliance for Animals has sent an urgent email to the Tomah Mayor, Monroe County Agricultural Society, and Monroe County Fair Board urging them to immediately cancel its planned “Hug-A-Pig event” (July 26) in light of video showing abuse of pigs at last year’s event. During the event, teams of participants chase and wrestle a pig … Continue reading Video Footage of “Hug-a-Pig” Shows Violation of Event Rules and Wisconsin Cruelty Statute