11 Sep '12, 11pm

Using Dogs to Hunt Wolves: Does Anyone See The Irony?

Using Dogs to Hunt Wolves: Does Anyone See The Irony?

While wolves are struggling to increase their numbers from all-time lows, several states have decided that this is a swell time to start killing them for fun. Care2 reported on a new policy permitting shooting wolves on sight in Wyoming. Montana extended its hunting season to give hunters a chance to meet the “quota” of killing 40% of the state’s wolf population. Since Congress stripped wolves of Endangered Species status in 2011, Wyoming, Montana, Oregon, New Mexico and Idaho have declared open season on wolves. So what does this bloodshed have to do with domesticated dogs? Wisconsin is also permitting wolf hunting, and that state’s hunters plan to use dogs to track wolves, claiming that the dogs are “essential to success.” TH Online.com reports that animal advocates are more interested in protecting hunting dogs from “potentially deadly confrontations with wolves” than i...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/using-dogs-to-hunt-wolves-doe...

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care2.com 09 Sep '12, 12pm

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winnipegtransit.com 15 Sep '12, 1am

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Employing dogs to save endangered species and places #WCN2012

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news.mongabay.com 15 Sep '12, 10pm

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