From Today’s Headlines: Hunter Asks For More Trapping Regulations After Dog Dies In Conibear…


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Hunter Asks For More Trapping Regulations After Dog Dies In Conibear. December 18, 2014 10:46 PM
“MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minnesota hunter is pushing for change after his dog was caught and killed in a trap. Mark Johnson’s 7-year-old lab, Bronco, was killed in a body grip trap while they were grouse hunting near Bemidji in October.”

“Dogs and cats are frequent victims of traps laid for fur animals. This dog is caught in a conibear (or body grip) trap. (Photo: HSUS)” read more here:

Here’s how to release your pet from in a body gripping trap from Trap Free Oregon here:

From WIsconsin Department of Natural Resources

Body gripping traps are commonly used on nuisance animals.

Wildlife and domestic animals are often victims of these inHumane body gripping traps.

It’s time to ban trapping.

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Rachel Tilseth

Rachel Tilseth iIn 2011 I went from tracking the wolf to advocating for them and found myself within an advocacy network that went against my values. I am tenacious by nature, and passionate about the grey wolves I got to know through tracking them. But I found myself within a system of wolf-advocacy that wasnt for me. I am am artist and writer first and foremost. Tilseth has been a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Volunteer Winter Wolf Tracker since the year 2000. Tilseth received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Art Education in 1992 from UW-Stout, graduating with cum laude honors.

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