Dogs, Cats and HSUS

What You See Is Not What You Get! ON JULY 25, 2000, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES passed the annual Miscellaneous Tariff legislation. Included within the more than 150 sections of that bill is a substantially scaled-down version of the “dog and cat” legislation introduced by Congressman Klecza (D-WI) and Senator Roth (R-DE) and promoted by…

A Day At The Races

The following article first appeared in the July 2000 edition of “Fur Farm Letter”. It’s Opening Day at California’s Del Mar Race Track, “where the surf meets the turf”, as they like to say.(1) I am here with bells on. And so is everyone else. Literally. This is the day of the great big floppy…

Management by Majority

Who should decide if trapping should be banned – the public or wildlife professionals? Recent ballot initiatives on this and other issues have conservationists concerned. By Ted Williams From 1970 to 1975, the author was information officer with Massachusetts’s Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. This article first appeared in Audubon Magazine, June 1999, and is…