Personnel & Animal Welfare Committee Meeting 2-5-2020

Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee Meeting 2-5-2020 By SWHS Legislation Chair Alyssa Ganezer Prohibition on the Exhibition of Wild or Exotic Animals Passed From Committee to Full LA City Council             Since 2017, the Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee of Los Angeles’s city council has been considering a ban on the exhibition of wild or exotic animals for entertainment and amusement. The Southwest Herpetologists Society only found out about it or its full implication this past October.             At the PAW meeting on February 5, 2020, the ordinance was passed along for consideration by the full LA City Council, albeit with instructions to the Department of Animal Services to work… Read More

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Fund raiser for animal rescues- Scales & Tales Finding Forever Homes Benefit Anthology

ALL proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to animal rescues. Half will go directly to the SWHS Adoption and Rescue Program! This anthology was created solely as a fundraiser for rescues, and all of the stories in the collection are about animals… Iguanas, wolves, even hummingbirds! What a caring gift for your loved ones, or yourself. You can order your copy here: http://www.williamwubooks.com/sctafifohobe.html Copies will be available at SWHS meetings and events. Now available on Amazon as an ebook!

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Use AmazonSmile and help support the SWHS!

Use AmazonSmile and help support the SWHS!

Great news! SWHS is now registered as one of the charitable organizations to whom shoppers can donate when they use AmazonSmile! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Just shop here: https://smile.amazon.com/ and choose the Southwestern Herpetologists Society as your choice for the donation. It’s that easy!

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Reptiles of Halloween Show! October 26-27

In order to participate in SWHS Outreach Events, please read the following requirements: -Participants must be a current member of the SWHS -Participants must rsvp to webmaster@swhs.org and receive a response to their rsvp before they have been cleared by the SWHS insurance policy to participate -Participants must arrive during the set up period and stay until the END of the event. If you are unable to be on time and stay until the end, please do not sign up for that event and wait for another where you can fully participate For questions please email the SWHS Event Chairs at webmaster@swhs.org October 26-27 Saturday and SundayReptiles of Halloween at… Read More

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