Did you know that dog fighting is legal in the state of Wisconsin? Did you know that dogs injured or killed while fighting wolves are paid for by the Wisconsin DNR up to $2500? Not only is using dogs to fight wild animals legal in Wisconsin, it is also encouraged by state authorities. In the … Continue reading Wisconsin Has a Dirty, Little Secret – Legal Animal Fighting
Right now hunters in Wisconsin are massively murdering countless of innocent creatures for fun. The killing contests held around the state are "family" events, getting kids involved with prizes sometimes sponsored by firearm companies. The animals bodies are usually dumped somewhere after the event. This is legal in most states, but it seems to be rampant in … Continue reading Killing Contest Rampant in WI – What You Can Do
WE NEED SOMEBODY NOW TO DRIVE TO LOEHRS IN CAMPBELLSPORT, WISCONSIN. We have reason to believe that the geese are being driven to Loehrs Meat Market. Is there anyone who can drive their right now and take photos and/or videos? I have re-written this post now three times, thinking there was still something to do for the … Continue reading Breaking News: Geese Killed This Morning in Madison
City of Madison Plans on Gassing Geese - Like all animals, geese do poop - humans don't like to step in it. We get that. There are many, many alternatives to rounding them up and gassing the geese to death simply for being geese. This is always done before mid-July when the geese are molting … Continue reading Geese Gassing Planned in Madison
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
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
VOTE SCHEDULED -- Woodchucks SB 249/AB323 Thanks to all of you who took the time to come to the open hearing on Friday. The vote to create a woodchuck season is happening this Wednesday, June 7 in both committees: Senate - https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/raw/cid/1389065 Assembly - https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/raw/cid/1389036 There is no good reason for this proposed change to the statutes. Woodchucks are … Continue reading Woodchuck Hunting Season Vote Scheduled – Act Now!
A bill is being circulated in the state Legislature that would create an open hunting season for woodchucks, sometimes referred to as groundhogs. We need your help to stop this from becoming yet another ruthless attack on wildlife in Wisconsin. The season would have no restrictions on how many woodchucks a hunter or trapper could kill. The season would run from … Continue reading Woodchucks Are Under Attack in Wisconsin
Here we go again . . . The city of Oconomowoc has approved the gassing of Canada geese in Oconomowoc Lake, Wisconsin. See. Waukesha County community ready to gas geese Gassing geese does not work. In Edgewater, New Jersey governing representatives had contracted with USDA’s Wildlife Services to employ nest and egg destruction and to capture, gas, and … Continue reading Geese Gassing at Oconomowoc Lake, WI
The possible pregnancy of Beril, the female polar bear at the Henry Vilas zoo is no cause for celebration. See Vilas Zoo, Carrying On the Species: Is Berit bearing a cub? Vilas Zoo polar bear could have historic pregnancy. First of all, the Henry Vilas Zoo says that it is “one of only a handful of … Continue reading Breeding Polar Bears in Wisconsin?