Animal Advocates is fully licensed to
rehabilitate small mammals for the California Department of Fish & Game.
Small mammals includes bobcats, raccoons, skunks, opossums, chipmunks,
ground/tree/flying squirrels, rats, mice, moles, voles, gophers... We also
have a permit for educational exhibit wildlife. We may exhibit wildlife to the
public. We follow all CADFG rules and regulations.
Animal Advocates has an LA City Wildlife
permit. Our facility is legally zoned for wildlife and wildlife
rehabilitation. We also have a USDA exhibitors permit, CADFG trapping permit
and euthanasia certification. We offer CADFG accredited classes in small
mammal rehabilitation. We have free online manuals for rehabbers only in small
mammal rehabilitation. We never advocate wildlife as pets. It is also
illegal to have wildlife as pets in California. We give information on long
term care for legal unreleasable animals only.
We follow all CADFG, USDA, LA City, LA
County...rules and regulations. We do not show rehab animals to the public. We
cannot give live tours of our rehab facility but we can show our educational,
exhibit animals to the public. We do not allow domestic animals near our rehab
animals. Educational animals may be near domestic animals and the public. If
you see a photo of an animal with a human or domestic animal, it is either a
wild or educational animal.
Animal Advocates has never been
investigated by any agency for any violations. If anyone states anything to
the contrary, they are committing slander and/or libel, defamation and tortuous
interference. They will be prosecuted and sued in civil court. If a false report is
ever filed against Animal Advocates or any member of Animal Advocates, that person will be prosecuted to the full extent of the
law and sued in civil court.
illegal to knowingly file a false report to any governmental agency. Anonymous
reports cannot be investigated without evidence. All identifying information
of the reporter must be given to the person reported so that they may respond
so reporters never anonymous.
Filing a false report is a misdemeanor and/or felony depending upon the type
of report filed. It is punishable by jail time and a fine. The person
reported can also sue the false reporter in civil court. If a false report of
a felony is filed, that is also slander per se. Financial damages do not have
to be shown in a slander per se case. It's an automatic win including costs,
fees, sanctions and damages. Animal Advocates intends to fully protect our
reputation and will legally respond to any and all false reports, slander,
libel, defamation, tortuous interference or any malicious act against the
Corporation or members of the group. The founder of Animal Advocates also
works with a non-profit legal defense group which helps individuals represent
themselves legally for free so we are very familiar with the law and writing