Testimony for SB213

Public Comment, March 2013 Traps are placed close to homes,animal suffer for days.My dog was caught in a trap,within 1/4 mile of my residence in a housing estate in Carson City.I was lucky to find my dog, who was in pain in the snow, and I could not release the...

Fear of Traps Restricts Freedom to Enjoy Outdoors

2013 Told in Person: We live near Fernley. Dogs get trapped out here all the time. My friends take dogs out in the hills. I won’t go out there. What would I do if something happened to one of my dogs? It’s too far to call. I worry about traps more than...

Dog Injured in Palomino Valley

March 9, 2013 Told in person Our dog was gone three hours from our house. We live in Palomino Valley which is rural. My husband went looking for her. He almost walked past the trap. Bur he heard her bark. There were three traps on our neighbors’ property. None...

How Can Anybody Call This Acceptable?

Told in person 2012: A group of hikers were horrified to come upon these trapped animals. The live fox was on top of the Hungry Valley Ridge just northeast of Spanish Springs, maybe only 10 feet off the trail that runs along the top. Note the blood on the...

Prefers Traps Be Outlawed Altogether

February 21, 2013 Email I live near several forested areas and walk with friends and dogs in those areas. A year ago, we all took a hike up to the top of Steamboat Peak. We had 6 dogs with us and 2 kids. Half of our group walked over a trap without seeing it. Someone...