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  • Live Animals as Prizes
    SPCA advocates for deliberate decision-making for animal ownership and that owners ensure they are able to meet the animal’s physical, health, and behavioural needs prior to acquiring them.
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  • Horses in Sport and Entertainment
    SPCA advocates for the horse sport and entertainment industries to improve practices to better meet the physical, health, and behavioural needs of the horses for the whole of their life. SPCA supports the use of low-stress, force-free handling and training techniques for horses used in sport and entertainment. SPCA supports housing of horses used in sport and entertainment which allows them to meet their physical and behavioural needs.
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  • Live Baiting
    SPCA advocates that if bait animals are to be used for the purposes of luring animals for fishing or trapping, that they must only be used if they have been humanely killed prior to use as a lure.
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  • Performing Animals / Animal Shows
    SPCA advocates for human animal interactions that promote the physical, health, and behavioural needs of the animal before, during, and after the show.
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  • Petting Zoos / Animal Encounters / Agriculture Days / A & P (Agricultural and Pastoral) Shows
    SPCA advocates for human-animal interactions that promote the physical, health, and behavioural needs of the animal before, during, and after the event.
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  • Poultry Shows
    SPCA advocates for human and animal interactions that promote the physical, health, and behavioural needs of the animals are met before, during, and after the show.
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  • Recreational Fishing
    SPCA advocates that recreational fishers adopt fishing practices that minimise the welfare harms to fish.
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  • Rodeos
    SPCA is opposed to rodeos because of the significant injury, suffering and/or distress these events cause to the animals involved.
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  • Shooting
    SPCA opposes the shooting of animals for “sport”, as SPCA does not believe that the harm and suffering caused to birds and other animals is ever justified as a pastime or for the entertainment of people.
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  • Sport and Recreational Hunting
    SPCA opposes the shooting of animals solely for sport or recreation due to the negative impacts on the welfare of wild animals. SPCA does not believe that the harm and suffering caused to birds and other animals is ever justified as a pastime or for the entertainment of people
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