Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:00 - 7:30 pm Ian's Pizza at Garver Feed Mill 3241 Garver Green, Madison Our thirty-sixth Annual Meeting will be at Ian's Pizza at their new Garver Feed Mill location. This will be a casual meeting which will enable friends of AFA and board members to visit, talk about what AFA … Continue reading AFA Annual Meeting at Ian’s Pizza
Just in time for hunting season! Ten Madison city buses will display our "This Year Shoot with a Camera" message starting after Labor Day. And commuters on Hwy. 51 will not be able to miss our "Wisconsin Pays Hunters" billboard, which we have brought back for one more month to remind Wisconsin taxpayers that our … Continue reading AFA Keeps Animal Issues In the Public Eye with Billboards, City Bus, and Theater Ads
NEWS: With the support of Dane4Dogs, local residents are gathering signatures in support of an ordinance to ban research puppy mills. Supporters of the ban are urged to write letters to the editor of their local paper, encouraging their legislators to enact a ban on research puppy mills in their community. Breeding beagles for cruel research procedures. … Continue reading Potential Dog Breeding Facility in Spring Green Awaits Approval to Breed Beagles and Sell to Research
When I read this story, I thought, can this level of ignorance be real? It's unimaginable to think of how much this kitten suffered. Three adults held down their pet kitten at home and used a castration technique (used for farm animals) in which special pliers are used to tighten a rubber ring around the testicles (MUCH too big … Continue reading Please Contact Judge About Botched Castration and Death of Kitten
After over 138,000 signature, numerous phone calls, and several formal complaints, the sheriff's office of Dunn county does not want to investigate further into the 'Chicken Toss' and says no animals were hurt - even though that is contrary to what witnesses have seen and a vet has testified. What you can still do: These … Continue reading Chicken Toss in Ridgeland, WI – What you can still do
Each year the DNR has a meeting inviting citizens to vote on important environmental issues. Here is this year's Questionnaire. We created a list of the most humane choices (even though with some questions, we wish there was a 'none of the above' option) to make it as easy to fill in your questionnaire. Print it out, call a friend, and … Continue reading Wisconsin friends, please attend DNR meeting Monday, April 9 to help wild animals
Chicken Throw and Pig Chase Ridgeland, WI February 17, 2018 PLEASE CALL: Senator Terry Moulton Wisconsin State Senator 608-266-7511 Representative Rob Summerfield Wisconsin Assemblyman 608-266-1194 Dennis Smith Dunn County Sheriff 715-232-1564 Marshall Multhouf Chief Deputy Sheriff 715-231-2904 Officer Adam Zukowski 715-232-1564 When you call the Sheriff's office ASK FOR AN INCIDENT # and may be … Continue reading Please Make a Simple Call
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!