Community needs you to help animals!
Do You Address Human/Wildlife Conflicts?
for Animal Rights is working hard to educate area
about how to humanely resolve human/wildlife conflicts
the wildlife through relocation or killing never
offers a long-term
solution because other animals move in to fill the
reproductive rates increase, in response to the
supply/habitat. So, the habitat must be modified or
attractive. Depending on the animal involved, that
of fencing, vegetation, repellents, scare devices,
with dogs, removal of nests, etc.
learn more about a long-term non-lethal approach so
can help your community, check out the Humane Society
United State's Wild Neighbor book or their website,
http://www.hsus.org/ - www.hsus.org
helpful websites are:
http://fund.org/home - Fund
http://www.api4animals.org/ - Animal
Geese issues, check out:
http://www.icu.com/geese/coalition.html - Coalition
to Prevent the Destruction of Canada Geese
http://www.geesepeace.com/ - GeesePeace
Do You Respond To Animal Neglect/Cruelty?
can help stop animal neglect or cruelty in your
by taking the following steps:
neglect is involved:
a neighborly approach - offer assistance (dog
a group of neighbors. If offer of assistance
explain that conditions are unacceptable for your
and that if things are not changed you all will
report violations to animal control. Be friendly,
animal control about any violation of ordinance
proper water, food and shelter, etc.) They need
and description of neglect. If there is evidence
or water, even if you are the one
control cannot write up a citation on that. Follow
animal control to see what they did. (NOTE: If
no animal control, local law enforcement is
enforcing the State cruelty laws.)
things are happening that animal control cannot
a dog being on a chain all day/night), witnesses
submit documentation in writing to animal control.
dates/times of occurrences. Sign it. Keep a copy.
every day there is a violation.
you don't believe animal control is being
your city councilperson for assistance.
still not getting assistance, contact PAR for
help. It would
be helpful to receive a copy of documentation and
have contacted (name/#).
you witness abuse (animal being beaten,etc.):
animal control or police, immediately.
they do not see the abuse, complete a statement of
you witnessed. Sign and date.
up in about a week to get a copy of your
for accuracy. Ask when the information is being
to the Prosecutor.
you believe the Prosecutor is not going after
contact PAR for further assistance. Sending us
of what has been done to date is very necessary.
Can You Help Curb The Feral Cat Population In Your
you have a number of feral (wild) cats in your
that keep on having kittens? If you would like to do
thing to help curb the population and help the cat
the trap (humane)/neuter/return approach advocated by
Cat Allies (http://www.alleycat.org/ - www.alleycat.org).
This approach is effective at controlling the
feral cats in a given area. It is important to be
of local ordinances.