Advocacy Alerts

Gan Daisy 225  Every year, thousands of animals are abused, abandoned and neglected in southeastern Wisconsin. You can make a difference in the lives of these animals! Help them by urging your legislators to vote for animal welfare legislation that will make Wisconsin a more compassionate place to live.

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Wisconsin Alerts
Dogs don't belong in Wisconsin's wolf hunt
Legislation that would remove dogs from Wisconsin's wolf hunt has been introduced.  Please contact your state senator and ask him or her to co-sponsor this lifesaving legislation.  

Anti-Tethering Laws
Dogs are social animals and suffer mentally and physically when continuously tethered. Urge your legislators to introduce anti-tethering laws that protect dogs and public safety.


National Alerts
Dog fighting app available through the Android Market
A virtual dog fighting application, KG Dogfighting, is available through Google’s Android Market.  Dog fighting not only harms the dogs who suffer horribly; it also affects the social fabric of our community.  Tell the Android Market that you oppose their offering KG Dogfighting.

Ask eBay to prohibit the sale of live animals on their site
eBay allows breeders to list animals for sale in the Classifieds section of their website.  Because of a loophole in the law, there is no USDA oversight of breeders who sell animals directly to consumers through the Internet.  To protect both animals and consumers, please urge eBay to ban the sale of animals on their site.


 

Local Alerts
End dog fighting in Milwaukee
National legislation was recently passed to toughen penalties for those convicted of dog fighting.  Learn more about how dog fighting negatively impacts our community.

 

Legislative Information
Legislator Check! 
Ask your legislators about their stance on animal welfare.