They envision a
world in which people meet the physical and emotional needs of domestic animals and
change their interaction with animals evolving from exploitation and harm to respect
and compassion. Their missions is to place needy animals in responsible homes, provide
humane education, and encourage spaying and neutering because there are not enough
Friends Animal Society
A non-profit organization
that has been one of the major forces in the United States for animal welfare and
rescue for decades. They do many wondrous and inventive things for animals. As
just one example, they publish a magazine that is so full of information and so well-done
that it won an Honorary Pulitzer Prize. The prize was given for a column written
by a cat named Tomato. Unfortunately Tomato crossed over the Rainbow Bridge
and the column was discontinued but the quality of the magazine has not suffered.
Dedicated to the
protection of animals and the environment from abuse and exploitation through public
education, peaceful demonstrations, petitioning, awareness of legislation at all
levels of government, and above all through the practice and promotion of compassionate
lifestyles. We strive to end the abuse and exploitation of animals.
Society of Southern New Mexico
A non-profit organization
located in Las Cruces, NM which strives to employ best practices" in animal
welfare work through programs providing foster services and adoption promotion of
homeless animals, a pet help line service assisting callers with finding resources
for animals in need, humane education programs for youth with critter clubs and
workshops/seminars for adults, tabling and outreach efforts on spay-neuter and related
animal topics. The goal of these programs and services is to reduce the intake of
animals at our municipal shelter and decrease rate of euthanasia through education
efforts and best practices while building a coalition of allied organizations for
the purpose of saving lives.
Society of the United States
Aims to stop animal
and human suffering due to cruelty or other reasons through research, public education,
and assisting local shelters and rescue groups.
Animal Control Association
the human/animal bond by insisting on responsible animal ownership, and assist its
members to perform their duties in a professional manner. Only carefully selected
and properly trained animal control personnel can correct community problems resulting
from irresponsible animal ownership.
Gary C Attorney at Law and Mediator
Gary C. Norman,
L.L.M. is a visible attorney and leader with a disability partnered with a guide
dog. Concerned with improving education about and the access of assistance dogs,
both for himself and also for others, he is an advocate as well as noted author and
speaker on issues related to assistance dogs.
Mr. Norman has also served as Chair and Past Chair of the Animal Law Section of the
Maryland State Bar Association. In this capacity, he established the annual symposium
of the Section, and he has established an award that recognizes leadership and service
in animal law and policy.
for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
An animal rights
organization which focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers
of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: on factory
farms, in laboratories, in the clothing trade, and in the entertainment industry.
We also work on a variety of other issues, including the cruel killing of beavers,
birds and other "pests," and the abuse of backyard dogs. PETA works through
public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special
events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.
a "pet community" in Northern Michigan for the purpose of educating pet
owners on responsible pet ownership, and also help find homes for homeless pets.
| Register of Pet Abusers
A world-wide registry
of animal abusers. Anyone who knows of a person whohas been convicted of a crime
involving cruelty to an animal should report it to this site, and anyone
adopting a pet to someone else should check this site to insure that the potential
adoptee is not listed.
| Wings of Wonder
charitable organization whose mission includes:
- educating the
public about wildlife, conservation, ecology, and current environmental issues, with
a focus on raptors,
- the rehabilitation
of sick, injured and orphaned raptors with the goal of releasing healthy individuals
back into the wild,
the over-all knowledge of wildlife rehabilitation, regulations, and education methods
through fieldwork, networking and research.
- Recommended Reading
and Resource Materials
For people interested in detecting, investigating, and prosecuting animal cruelty.
Get the Edge
in Fighting Animal Cruelty Cases
animal cruelty investigators, humane law enforcement officers, law enforcement officers,
and any one who loves animals. Available at THIS Web site.
prosecutors and available for free download at
Investigation of Animal Cruelty
veterinarians who are interested in forensic investigations of animal cruelty. Available
book that teaches children of all ages how to responsibly care for their pets.