SPCA New Zealand
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Positions - Animals in the Wild

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  • Poisons
    SPCA advocates for the use of methods to kill animals that minimise the negative welfare harms caused to targeted and non-targeted animals. SPCA opposes the current use of poisons to kill animals because of the level of pain and distress caused to animals.
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  • Trapping
    ​SPCA advocates for trapping methods that minimise the negative welfare harms caused to targeted and non-targeted animals.

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  • Snares
    SPCA advocates for the use of methods to kill animals that minimise the negative welfare harms caused to targeted and non-targeted animals. SPCA opposes the manufacture, importation, sale and use of all snares due to the negative impacts to animal welfare they cause and the indiscriminate nature of the way in which they catch target and non-target animals.
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  • Road Accidents Involving Animals
    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.
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  • Leg Hold Traps
    SPCA supports trapping methods that minimise the negative welfare harms caused to targeted and non-targeted animals during hunting. SPCA opposes the manufacture, importation, sale, and use of all leg hold traps due to the negative impacts to animal welfare they cause and the indiscriminate nature of the way in which they catch animals.
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