AB298 – Prohibiting Pet Stores from Selling Dogs and Cats

Our Wisconsin legislature is currently considering bipartisan legislation that would prohibit pet stores from selling dogs and cats. If Assembly Bill 298 is enacted, it will stop the suffering of dogs and cats in breeding facilities AND help reduce the number of animals killed in shelters. This is good news. California and Maryland has passed … Continue reading AB298 – Prohibiting Pet Stores from Selling Dogs and Cats

AFA Keeps Animal Issues In the Public Eye with Billboards, City Bus, and Theater Ads

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

Potential Dog Breeding Facility in Spring Green Awaits Approval to Breed Beagles and Sell to Research

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

Attn: Parks Department: Make Summer of 2019 a “No Goose Kill” summer

Like most animals, geese defecate and humans don't like to step in it.  Madison City Parks pays the USDA to round up geese and their goslings and kill them for the simple reason that a few people complain about their poop. They catch them very early in the morning, when most of us are still … Continue reading Attn: Parks Department: Make Summer of 2019 a “No Goose Kill” summer

Bill Could Reduce Animals Killed in Government Labs

A new bill is being introduced that would lower the number of animals killed by government agencies after they have been used in labs. This bill has been introduced by Representatives Brendan Boyle, (D-PA), and Jackie Walorski, (R-IN), and would require all government agencies to come up with guidelines for what happens to animals experimented on … Continue reading Bill Could Reduce Animals Killed in Government Labs

Wisconsin Has a Dirty, Little Secret – Legal Animal Fighting

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

Killing Contest Rampant in WI – What You Can Do

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