Traps set for wildlife pose a danger to the public. This post looks at the circumstances behind companion animals becoming caught in traps.
Incidents of companion animals injured and killed crop up in PEI, Manitoba, and Alberta as trapping season opens.
The Fur-Bearers continues to push for common-sense updates to trapping regulations, but in the meantime, these tips may prevent tragedy.
Beloved companion died in an unmarked trap set for coyotes while on a walk. It is time for Manitoba to do better.
Thousands of animals killed, maimed by traps every year, including dogs and cats.
The Fur-Bearers, community members seek justice for injured raccoon.
Peel police investigating after eleven snares found in urban park, one coyote was injured and another killed.
Dr. Gilbert Proulx’s book spells out the scientific case to end the use of snares and strychnine.
We are calling on the government of British Columbia to immediately enact a trap warning sign system that requires trappers to post bright, visible signage at all access points when traps are within 20 metres of a street, service road, trail, pathway, or other publicly accessible area.
Read our open letter telling BC to protect pets and families from traps with warning signs – and take action yourself!
Creating trap warning sign policies would allow outdoor enthusiasts to make informed decisions. Hear more and take action with this week’s podcast!
Send a letter to your provincial representative demanding common-sense protections from traps.
These advocacy mistakes can create problems for you, and ultimately, the animals.