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2016 Deer Friends

Silsbee wildlife 'rehabilitator' to be featured on 'Lone Star Law' December 12, 2016 Texas, Beaumont Enterprise
... When Jordan's Animal Planet episode airs, her pet deer Annie is likely to be the star of the show.... "When we were filming, I kept trying to release her and she kept coming back," Jordan said.  Annie, who has adopted behaviors similar to Jordan's six dogs ...

Deer Raised by Family Forced to Return to Wild December 4, 2016 Colorado, WesternSlopeNow
... found Miss Buck when she was just a fawn, injured by some barbed wire ... CPW has plans to relocate Miss Buck into natural deer habitat, but the Woodhams family is afraid she won't survive in the wild...

Irondequoit man dealing with repercussion of deer herd thinning December 2, 2016 New York, rochesterfirst.com
... called police after seeing two bow hunters in his backyard last month. He was told they were working with police and not to worry. This didn't sit well with Libera, since he thinks of the deer as pets...


... 
the ministry will make a special exception and grant the family a permit to keep May, given the unique circumstances of the case... She's housetrained, and often sits on a big cushion and watches TV with them...
... The ministry ... said it's possible to keep white-tailed deer in captivity in Quebec with required permits, but those permits appear to be strictly for breeding, game ranch or agricultural purposes...
     Quebec family fights to keep its pet deer November 30, 2016 CBC
...  a deer they took into their home four years ago after its mother was hit by a car and killed.  Agents from Quebec's Ministry of Wildlife seized the deer, whom the family named May, from the home on Monday after an anonymous complaint...

... upset because they claim a contractor, hired by the city, is shooting and killing trapped deer in the front yards of their homes... “We are deer friendly out here,” said Dan Fordiani, who has lived in Garden Ridge for more than two decades... for the most part the deer are treated just like family pets...


Family raises rescued deer as pet November 28, 2016 Russia, click orlando
... The 4-month-old deer named Mila was found in the Urals region of Russia dehydrated and injured...

In a forest in Russia, one local woman says she found an injured young roe deer and that it now lives like a domestic pet in her family's home. The deer is back to full strength after being fed for several months on baby milk formula.


... Beav was shot nine times and his body was found just feet from the family's fence ... "Beav was probably standing there watching them, thinking they were going to give him a snack or talk to him," ...

Doug the deer captured, will be relocated from Siloam Springs October 6, 2016 Arkansas, Arkansas Online
... will be relocated to an undisclosed location on remote public land ... He has more than 2,000 friends on Facebook as Doug Deer... "I think he was fine in his area," she [Sarah Losh, photo courtesy of Sarah] said. "He had a wooded area with a creek. He doesn’t normally get out where cars are, and he was not a danger to people at all." ...
     'Doug the Deer' Loved by Community, On the Run from Game and Fish October 5, 2016 Arkansas, KNWA
... His name is Doug and he's loved dearly by many at John Brown University and the Siloam Springs community. Residents say he's like a masco ... has his own Facebook page ... Game & Fish says they plan to catch Doug and release him on private land but at this point they haven't been able to catch him...
     Local Friendly Deer Causes Drama In Siloam Springs October 5, 2016 Arkansas, 5newsonline.com
... A friendly deer that has gained popularity among Siloam Springs residents is wanted for relocation by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission... AGFC is searching for the deer to relocate him to a wilderness area, but residents are hoping to keep him around...

Bethel Park, Beloved Deer Killed By Poacher Posing As Contractor - October 6, 2016 Fish and Game are looking for the poacher.



Meet 'Whitey,' a 10-year-old albino deer living in a Buffalo suburb (photos) September 30, 2016 New York, NewYorkUpstate.com
... Meegan said all the neighbors know Whitey... She's had all brown fawns over the years...She always seems to end up with more tagging along after her because she's a very maternal deer and she seems to babysit and take in orphans ... see Meegan's Facebook page, Theresa.Meegan.Photograpy. To buy a calender, go to squareup.com/store/Theresa-meegan...

...Experts at Wageningen University in the Netherlands ranked 90 species by the following criteria: Biology, needs, danger to humans and well-being when kept in captivity ... The top spot is taken ... by the sika deer [not dog or cat] ...

We first met Eva when she was a week old fawn. We were “friends” with her intelligent mother who visited every day, and so Eva grew up very interested in these humans who lived in her neighborhood. Eva formed a special bond with Marlis, and over time it seemed obvious that Eva understood a lot of the German and English that she heard. - September 9, 2016


Whitetails are much more than pets April 28, 2016 Minnesota, Agri News
... Ryan and Trudy Lickfelt's daughter asked for a pet deer almost eight years ago... The 28-acre hobby farm a few miles south of Hutchinson has evolved into 21 whitetail deer — five does and 17 bucks... It costs $300-350 per head to care for the deer each year ... We have a lot of people who want two deer to bottle feed and want them as pets ...

100-year-old Carson City woman has had fascinating life February 6, 2016 Nevada, Nevada Appeal
...She even had a pet deer named Juliet she befriended after her brother took it in from the wild. Juliet was only three days old when someone shot and killed her mother, and Gertrude’s brother took the deer in...

Dubuque pet deer-ly missed January 30, 2016 Iowa, Dubuque Telegraph Herald
...The mysterious white stag spotted around Dubuque in recent days is actually a family pet, and his owner wants to bring him home... Though the deer is white, it doesn't have albinism, according to Behnke. It is a specially bred white-tailed deer ...[picture from Behnke family]


DEC agrees to let 'Deirdre' and 'Lily' live under certain conditions January 28, 2016 New York, Syracuse Post-Standard
... She took in Deirdre as a two-day fawn after her mother was hit by a car nearly six years ago and has cared for her ever since. She took in Lily, who is blind, in 2014 as a fawn... The two white-tailed deer will be allowed to live – but under certain conditions... her promise "not to provide food, treatment of shelter of any kind to either deer." [one is a blind deer that will starve] ... "withdraw her application to renew her wildlife rehabilitation license" ...

... Ryan's post recounts finding the deer six years ago as a baby next to its dead mother on the highway... "Princess" was loved by the community ... the deer was never confined to the family's backyard and that the animal came and went as it pleased...
     Captive deer euthanized; Forsyth couple charged with obstruction January 21, 2016 Montana, KTVQ 
... game wardens served a search warrant at the property Tuesday morning, at which time they tranquilized and confiscated the captive deer.  The deer was transported to a Miles City veterinarian and euthanized... [photo of Princess below]

...A wild fawn has found its home on a West Michigan man's farm after its mother was hit by a car. The young buck named, Bucky plays with children, gives kisses, and even poses for the occasional selfie...

Deer Freed After Being Kept as Illegal Pet in East Boston Home January 14, 2016 Massachusetts, Boston Magazine
... the homeowner in question has not been charged with any wrongdoing because of an opening in their backyard fence. Investigators believe the opening allowed the deer access to the wild at anytime...  relocation of the deer to an undisclosed state forest location ...

Facebook fans concerned for Jetty the Mayport Buck January 8, 2016 Florida, First Coast News
... The growing number of Facebook fans hasn’t fazed the newest celebrity of Mayport Village ... Jetty the Mayport Buck, whose fan base reaches close to 900 people, seems content most days just grazing through the marsh ... the biggest concern remains that the unofficial mascot of Mayport may wander in front of traffic.

Two Fawns Adopted By Hunter After Their Mother Accidentally Dies January 8, 2016 Norway, Resharenoteworthy
... ... One of Norway’s best-known hunters, Halvor Sveen, has adopted two orphaned fawns after their mother died. The fawns’ mother accidentally broke her neck after she got spooked and ran into a fence ...

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