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Calendar of Upcoming Events In Wisconsin

Page updated 15 April 2015

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King the beagle was purchased at the 24 September 08 Thorp Dog Auction.

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This little puggle spends his days lying on wire mesh in a brightly-lit "state-of-the-art" cube in a Petland pet store. No blankie, no mat, no toys -- no hope.

"Most of the important things in this world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."
           ~ Dale Carnegie

       There are so many protests and informational events coming up in the near future that we decided to start a calendar to post them all. If you have a pet shop protest or other event taking place in Wisconsin that you'd like to see added, please Email us the details for review. We must have a contact email for confirmation, and either an email address or a website URL for more information for people who want to participate. We also ask that you please read and abide by WPMP's policy for peaceful protest, as found in the Protesters' Pledge on our Peaceful Protest page.

       You are MORE than welcome to join any of the protests listed below! Please click on the "More Information" links for the details. Remember, dress for the weather, as you will be outside, and bring a sign or a poster if you can. If you don't have one, don't let that stop you -- there may be extras on-site, and your just being there is very important!



Tiny blue paw print bullet point   April 2015:


7 April 2015
9 am - 3:30 pm

Humane Lobby Day 2015
The Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club, Assembly Room
1 West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703
Our goal is to help channel your love for animals into incredibly meaningful advocacy. An RSVP is needed to attend and registration is required by April 2!
For more information, or to register, please see:
HSUS Humane Lobby Day in Wisconsin

 pawprint bullet point   Humane Lobby Day 2015 Flyer   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   Humane Lobby Day 2015 Agenda/FAQ   pawprint bullet point

13 April 2015
7:00 pm

Annual DNR Spring Hearings/WCC County Meeting
Hearings will be held in EVERY county in WI
Click here for locations list (pdf)
For complete information, please click here.

2015 Spring Hearing Questionaire Results Available Here!

     One night every year, EVERYONE in Wisconsin can weigh in and voice opinions on WI wildlife and outdoor issues by non-binding vote and testimony on proposed rule changes and advisory questions relating to fish and wildlife management in Wisconsin. Please see the General Spring Hearing Guidelines for an explanation of the entire process.

     County residents have the option to run for a seat on the Conservation Congress, or elect other delegates from their county to represent their county views regarding natural resources on the Conservation Congress. For those of you who would like to become more involved for wildlife in Wisconsin -- did you realize that ANYONE can run for election as a Wisconsin Conservation Congress Delegate? The election will be the first item on the hearing agenda, and would be a great opportunity to get some non-hunter or trapper voices heard. Please see: Conservation Congress Delegate Election for complete information on the election process.

     Also, individuals have the opportunity to bring forth new conservation issues of a statewide nature to the attention of the Conservation Congress through the citizen resolution process. Please see The Conservation Congress Resolution Process, How To Write a Resolution, and Resolution Template (fillable Word document) for complete information on resolutions.

 pawprint bullet point   DNR spring wildlife & fisheries proposed rules hearing and annual Conservation Congress county meeting   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   Hearing Locations   pawprint bullet point   General Spring Hearing Guidelines   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   2015 Spring Hearing Questionaire   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   WI Conservation Congress page   pawprint bullet point   Delegate Election   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   The Conservation Congress Resolution Process   pawprint bullet point   How To Write a Resolution   pawprint bullet point   

 pawprint bullet point   How To Write a Resolution   pawprint bullet point   

   pawprint bullet point   Resolution Template (fillable Word document)   pawprint bullet point


Tiny blue paw print bullet point   2015:


Pet Store Protests
For more information, please contact
or check the Wisconsin Citizens Against Puppy Mills Facebook page

 pawprint bullet point   Guidelines for a Peaceful Protest   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   Pinter-friendly Resources for Protest   pawprint bullet point


 pawprint bullet point   Guidelines for a Peaceful Protest   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   Wisconsin Citizens Against Puppy Mills    pawprint bullet point   Pinter-friendly Resources for Protest   pawprint bullet point

 pawprint bullet point   Where Do Petland Puppies REALLY Come From?   pawprint bullet point


Tao the Shar Pei had inturned eyelids that scratched his eyes.Dalton the chihuahua had been so traumatized that he attacked anyone who tried to touch him.Allie the Shiba Inu - Rat Terrier mix.

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