Category Archives: Domestic animals

Lots of hunting and fishing laws changed

Each day this week, I’m posting columns about all the new laws and law changes that govern hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities. Here is column number four, lots of law changes in this one act, proposed by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.  An Act To Clarify and Enhance Maine’s Wildlife Laws […]

Snake wraps up woman and bites her face

“Oh, please. I have a boa constrictor stuck to my – my face!” How’d you like to be the 911 dispatcher who got that call? This Ohio woman had moved the 5 ½ foot Boa Constrictor to her home recently, and apparently it wasn’t happy there. It wrapped itself around her neck and began biting […]

Penalties increased for bad exotic animal owners

Exotic animal owners will pay much stiffer penalties in the future, if they fail to obey Maine’s exotic animal laws and rules, thanks to the Maine legislature and Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Senator Scott Cyrway did a superb of job of advocating for this bill that I proposed. He really should get a […]

Exotic animals and feral cats legislation submitted

I hope to keep you informed of legislative bills of particular interest to those who love the outdoors. There’s not much information available yet, so let’s start this series with my own proposals. Yesterday I submitted 7 proposals to the Revisor’ office, where they will be drafted into bills. Each bill has an outstanding legislation […]