Coyote hunter Kurt Rausch, who has been found guilty of the mistreatment of animals for the killing of a mastiff named Gary (he also killed a husky mix named Franny, but was not found guilty - she resembled a coyote) while hunting coyotes, will be sentenced on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 9:00 am. We need … Continue reading Demand Maximum Penalty for Dog Killing
Please sign our petition to stop the Chicken Toss. In Ridgeland, Wisconsin this February, an event called Pioneer Days will feature a "chicken toss" during which over 200 live chickens will be tossed, one by one, into a crowd of attendees. Each person (adult or child) who catches a chicken gets to keep the chicken. The event … Continue reading Stop the Chicken Toss and Greased Pig Contest in Ridgeland
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!
I want to take this time at the end of 2017 to thank everyone who has given so much - your time, your dollars, your ideas, and resources. I'm looking forward to several new campaigns and events, aimed at making all animals lives better and hope you can be a part of our efforts again … Continue reading Have a compassionate new year!
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
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
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
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
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
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