Positions - Animals in the Wild
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SPCA advocates that only trapping methods that minimise the negative welfare harms caused to targeted and non-targeted animals be used to trap animals.
SPCA advocates that only methods that minimise the negative welfare harms caused to targeted and non-targeted animals be used to trap or kill animals.
Road Collisions with Animals
SPCA believes that drivers of vehicles in road accidents which involve animals have a responsibility to ensure that any injured animal is quickly given appropriate veterinary treatment or is humanely killed.
SPCA advocates that only trapping methods that minimise the negative welfare harms caused to targeted and non-targeted animals be used for trapping.
SPCA advocates for increased protection of wildlife at risk to welfare harms from avian botulism. Avian botulism is a naturally occurring disease cycle, however, human activity is also a contributing factor to the frequency and severity of outbreaks.
Feeding wild birds
SPCA advocates for people to engage in activities that respect wild bird welfare, including their health, and the health of their environments.
SPCA advocates for fertility control be adopted by wild horse advisory groups as a tool to reduce the need for mustering, rehoming, euthanasia, or slaughter. SPCA advocates for feral horse management to be conducted with only the most humane methods of control.
Killing of Wild Animals to Protect Fish Farms
SPCA opposes the killing of wild predators, such as seals or seabirds, to protect fish farms. SPCA is concerned with the use of deterrent and exclusion devices, where the welfare impacts on wild animals are poorly understood.
Using Wild Caught Fish in Animal Feeds
SPCA opposes the practice of feeding farmed fish with purpose-caught wild forage fish.
Wildlife Contraception and Non-surgical Sterilisation