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Peter Freeman

Peter Freeman has more than 28 years of experience working in animal services. In 1992, he founded Freeman By Design, a company dedicated to the design and manufacture of humane animal handling equipment.

Content by Peter Freeman

  • Magazine Article

    Net worth

    Having an animal safely contained in a net can allow you to perform some basic medical procedures, such as injections.

    Tips and tricks for one of the most important animal-handling tools

    I started using netson my first day as an animal control officer, more than 25 years ago. Faced with the task of catching a feral cat who had escaped into the backyard of a hoarder’s residence, I used a net with a small mesh size to safely and humanely contain and then transport the cat to the shelter. The mesh size of the net was important to the task—the holes were not large enough to fit a pencil through, and I noticed that the feral cat appeared calmer once inside the net, seeming to relax a bit once his body was enclosed by the small, dark mesh.

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