SPCA New Zealand
Animal Advocacy

Position Statements

Live Baiting

SPCA opposes the use of live animals as bait or a lure for the purpose of baiting and training because of the negative welfare impacts on the bait animal.

It is in violation of the Animal Welfare Act 1999 to use live animals for baiting or training. Animals used as bait or a lure are likely to be injured and/or killed and experience distress due to the inability to escape.

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