Search: Advanced search
Please enter a keyword or ID
How can you measure the humaneness of a pest control method?
In Australia, many different methods are used to control or kill animals classed as pests. These methods include chemicals and toxins for poisoning animals, biological control, physical methods such as traps to capture animals, shooting, and non-lethal methods such as exclusion fencing and fertility control. These methods vary greatly in their humaneness, or impact on animal welfare, and there are many methods that cause significant pain, suffering or distress to the affected animals.
This website provides general information which must not be relied upon or regarded as a substitute for specific professional advice, including veterinary advice. We make no warranties that the website is accurate or suitable for a person's unique circumstances and provide the website on the basis that all persons accessing the website responsibly assess the relevance and accuracy of its content.