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ACTION ALERT: Federal Ban on Exotic Animals as Pets! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: federal ban, legalisation, wild animals, ban exotic animals, not pets, suffering, tragedy, wild animals exploitated, killed )

- 2741 days ago -
"Exotic animals must not be exploited as "pets" or backyard oddities. Will Travers: Ohio slaughter of 48 wild animals, including 18 tigers and 17 lions, is appalling Ohio has a record of violent encounters between animals and people, he says
Outgoing Ohio Governor Orders Ban on Exotic Pets
Animals  (tags: ohio governor, ban, wild animals, not pets, laws, legalisation, protection act )

- 3029 days ago -
Ohio's outgoing governor has ordered a ban on new dangerous pets, in one of the last states to allow them to be owned with few restriction
Animals  (tags: meerkats, wild animals, not pets, welfare, conservation, protection )

- 3037 days ago -
Meerkats are cute. But that doesn't make them a good 'pet'. They belong in their large family colonies in Southern African deserts, not to be treated as a toy in someone's home
Animals  (tags: exotic animals, not pets, wild animals, exploitated, captive, laws, legalisation )

- 3123 days ago -
The entire exotic "pet" trade industry promotes animal exploitation, cruelty, suffering, and environmental damage and destruction, and must be ended. Since most of the exotic animals are carnivores, other animals are killed to feed them, and in some
ACTION ALERT: Support The Ohio Exotic Pet Ban ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: wild animals, freedom, sanctuary, legalisation, not pets, imprisoned, suffering, cruelty, ohio )

- 3131 days ago -
We are in need of stronger laws regarding the ownership and housing of Exotic Animals. Wild Animals are not born to be kept as pets and have no business being confined to a residential area. Farms that claim to be Rescue Sanctuaries need to be held to
Humane Society Asks Gov. Strickland to Immediately Ban Wild Animals as Pets
Animals  (tags: HSUS, banning wild animals, imprisoned, not pets, welfare, authorities, animal protection, governor strickland, bear killed )

- 3162 days ago -
The leader of the nation's largest animal protection organization called on Gov. Ted Strickland Wednesday to ban private ownership of dangerous animals following the killing of a Lorain County man by a bear.
ACTION ALERT: Help Us Save the Meerkat !!!
Animals  (tags: meerkats, wild animals, freedom, not pets, protection, conservation, wildlife )

- 3300 days ago -
Meerkats are cute. But that doesn't make them a good 'pet'. They belong in their large family colonies in Southern African deserts, not to be treated as a toy in someone's home
ACTION ALERT: BAN Primates as Pets in NC! !!!
Animals  (tags: primates, north carolina, wild animals, freedom, not pets, legalisation, primate protection )

- 3329 days ago -
The majority of states ban the ownership of primates as pets, or at least require special permits. Why not North Carolina?
Fate Of Tiger Uncertain Following Fatal Mauling
Animals  (tags: caged tiger, captive tiger, fate, township, mauled man, not pets, wild animals, tragedy )

- 3388 days ago -
The fate of an Ontario tiger is uncertain after he fatally mauled his owner. It is up to the township and the family of the victim to decide what to do with the 300kg animal.
Our Wildlife Should Not Be Pets
Animals  (tags: australian native animals, not pets, wild animals, wildife carers, deaths, welfare )

- 3422 days ago -
SUGAR gliders, possums and joeys may seem like great pets, but wildlife carers in the Bundaberg region are warning residents that adopting these animals is ultimately a death sentence for them. Rosedale wildlife carer Judy Elliott is distraught with
Be a Superhero for Animals
Animals  (tags: exotic animals, wild animals, not pets, protection, animal victims )

- 3494 days ago -
Spread the word that exotic animals don't make good pets! The Daily Telegraph reports that the Mwanza flat-headed rock agama (a beautiful and colorful species of lizard) looks set to become the latest victim in a long line of crazes for exotic pets,
Cougar Ban Possible as Florida Reviews Pet List
Animals  (tags: florida laws, legalisation, mountain lions, cougars, not pets, protection, welfare, wild animals )

- 3597 days ago -
Florida's "Class I" list of banned pets already includes 22 species, including chimpanzees, hippopotamuses, lions and elephants. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission may decide this week to stop people from keeping cougars, cheetahs,
Panel Votes To Ban Ownership Of Dangerous Animals!!!
Animals  (tags: ban wild animal ownership, wild animals, not pets, laws, legalislation )

- 3653 days ago -
Prompted by a vicious chimpanzee attack in Stamford, a key legislative committee voted Tuesday to ban the ownership of potentially dangerous animals. The General Assembly's judiciary committee agreed to ban the private ownership of gorillas,
Take Action: Ask Governor Rell to Ban Primates as Pets - Please Sign PETITION
Animals  (tags: governor rell, ban primates, wild animals, not pets, laws, legislation, animal protection )

- 3712 days ago -
The private ownership of exotic animals has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. Animal protection organizations and law enforcement agencies expend untold resources in their efforts to address the numerous tragedies that inevitably arise when exotic
The Insanity of Keeping Wild Animals as "Pets"
Animals  (tags: wild animals, not pets, disaster, wildlife, animal protection )

- 3712 days ago -
Some years ago, two well-meaning US citizens, a husband and wife, adopted a baby chimpanzee. They brought him up as if he was a child. When he got too big he was re-homed to a refuge and they visited him almost every birthday. Some years later the

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