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1080 poison kills guard dogs

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LETHAL AND INHUMANE control of inconvenient wildlife (and its by-catch) is rife in Australia and regionally through government-sponsored campaigns that some people apply even in rural residential areas. 1080 is banned around the world except for a handful of countries and Australia and New Zealand top the list of users of this cruel poison.

Here, tragic real life outcomes for guard dogs, themselves a humane alternative for producers and hobby farmers.

READ THE ARTICLE:  (Warning contains graphic images)
Maremma sheepdogs poisoned as regulators grapple with 1080 bait
By Cindy Lever, ABC News

IMAGE: Supplied by Maryanne Dalglish.

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