Jun 27 2016It's currently against the law in Wyoming to release your dog from a trap. We petitioned the Wyoming State Legislature on June 16 to allow citizens to legally release their pet from a trap.
May 20 2016Claimants assert that the traps which killed Brooklyn, Barkley and Jax were not "legal".
May 13 2016A bald eagle in the San Juan Islands in Washington state falls victim to a leghold trap. As of this news post, the eagle is still at large with trap attached.
Mar 17 2016Last Friday, March 11, 2016, a dog was caught in a leghold trap in northern Idaho near the town of Clark Fork. This is the second time this resident has had a dog caught by a leghold trap. Another one of her dogs was killed on public lands by poison in 2010. Setbacks for traps in Idaho are only 5 feet from the center of a trail on public land.
Mar 14 2016Great Horned Owl caught in leghold trap in Montana. Unfortunately one toe had to be amputated due to the extent of injuries.
Dec 14 2014The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife ordered the halt of all above-ground trapping in the northern half of the state in response to the death of two Canada lynx that were killed in traps this fall.
Trap Incident Investigation Report
November 6, 2014
Near Animal Adoption Center, Jackson WY
Legal Trap; Legal Action not Possible
A dead marten was found in a conibear trap just off…
Oct 21 2014Chihuahua injured after being caught in a leghold trap.
Oct 01 2014On Jan 1, 2014, a bobcat was discovered dragging a foothold trap. Here is the story of this New Year's Day bobcat incident, shared with us by photojournalist and Wyoming resident Kathy Lichtendahl.
Sep 10 2014Four conservation organizations, including the Hailey-based Western Watersheds Project, say they intend to file a lawsuit to halt Idaho Wildlife Services predator killing practices.