We are thrilled to announce that the city of Madison did NOT kill any Canada geese this year – nor do they plan to! The City of Madison Parks Division has made a huge effort to implement humane methods this past year. Because of this, countless lives were saved. As many of you know, last … Continue reading “Duck, Duck, Goose” – Everybody wins!
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
As most of you know, the Parks Dept. in Madison has killed geese in the past - they are in the process of counting and hazing them - the less geese counted and found in the parks and beaches, the more likely they won't kill them. We want to do EVERYTHING WE CAN to keep this … Continue reading Madison Parks Looking for Volunteers to Discourage Geese
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!