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Is hunting feral pigs with dogs legal in Australia?
Unfortunately, hunting of pigs with dogs is still a legal activity in some parts of Australia, including Queensland and New South Wales. This allows dogs to be used to flush out or locate feral pigs but they are not permitted to bring them down, however there is no evidence that this distinction is being enforced in either State.
The RSPCA is opposed to recreational hunting, or the act of stalking or pursuing an animal and then killing it for sport, due to the inherent and inevitable pain and suffering caused.
See the article What happens when dogs are used to hunt feral pigs for more information.
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