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 topics:
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.
Learn how animals are currently used in science, and about safer alternatives to using animals in research, teaching and testing.
Wild animals don’t make good pets. Learn about our position on why exotic animals should never be kept as pets.
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.
Do we always have to choose between animal welfare or conservation? Learn how the new science of compassionate conservation is merging these ideas. (Photo credit: Dennis McLaren)
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.
Help prevent wildlife conflicts. Access resources on how to peacefully co-exist with our urban wildlife neighbours.
We all have a shared responsibility to ensure the welfare of wild animals. Learn more about wildlife rehabilitation.
Learn more about wolf culls in BC and Alberta, and how killing wolves won’t save the caribou or other species. (Photo credit : John E. Marriott)
Help protect local wild animals where you travel – 10 ways to be tourist aware.