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Wild animals

Wild animals face many issues in nature and under human captivity. Voice your concerns for animal welfare and conservation and turn your passion into action by learning more about these important issues:

Big sad brown bear resting on cage barsAnimals in captivity

Wild and exotic animals live in captivity for a variety of reasons, many for entertainment. Learn more about the challenges of animals kept in zoos, aquariums, circuses, movies, TV or sports.

Lab ratAnimals in research, teaching and testing

Learn about safer alternatives to using animals in research, teaching and testing.

Facts about fur

There is no such thing as animal-friendly fur in fashion, and there is no guarantee that “faux” fur coats do not contain real fur.

Compassionate conservation

Do we always have to choose between animal welfare or conservation? Learn how the new science of compassionate conservation is merging these ideas. (Photo: Dennis McLaren)

Humane rodent control

Event “pests” deserve to be treated humanely. Learn how to prevent rodents in your home and read more about control methods like glueboards, poisons and snap traps.

Urban wildlife

Help prevent wildlife conflicts. Access resources on how to peacefully co-exist with our urban wildlife neighbours.

Wolf management 

Learn more about wolf culls in BC and Alberta, and how killing wolves won’t save the caribou or other species. (Photo: John E. Marriott)

Wildlife tourism

Help protect local wild animals where you travel – 10 ways to be tourist aware.

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