Feral donkey – humaneness matrix

Matrix showing the relative humaneness of feral donkey control methods. The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an […]

Humane Codes

Model Codes of Practice (COPs) and Standard Operating procedures (SOPs) for the humane control of key pest animal species are provided. A model Code of Practice (COP) for each of […]

Primary & Secondary School resources

Feral Focus provides teachers with a web based education resource which explains the characteristics of pest animals and the complexities of dealing with them in Australia. This resource has been […]

Humaneness Assessment

The ‘humaneness’ of a pest animal control method refers to the overall welfare impact that the method has on an  individual animal. A relatively more humane method will have less […]

Model standard operating procedures for the humane research of pest animals in Australia

These model standard operating procedures were prepared to assist researchers involved in pest animal research. They were formulated through a number of stages, which included: * A desktop review (including […]

Attitudes to Animal Welfare

The following is an excerpt from: ‘The Australian and New Zealand Federation of Animal Societies [Australian component of which is now called ‘Animals Australia’] is concerned about the interest of […]

PestSmart Connect is a toolkit of information on best practice pest animals management in Australia.