• Animal Alliance of Canada is an animal protection organization that focuses on local, regional, national and international issues concerning the goodwill and respectful treatment of animals by humans. A resource for information on animal testing and black bear hunting.
  • American Humane Association protecting children and animals since 1877 this site offers resources for educating children, campaign against violence, and general animal information such as emergency response.
  • Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is a non-profit organization that promotes to reduce the sum total of pain and fear inflicted on animals by humans. Site has information on campaigns on animal testing, wildlife, farm animals, and marine life.
  • ASPCA American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has an extensive site covering a variety of topics – pet care, press releases and a resourceful humane education section.
  • CFHS The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies, a national body comprised of animal welfare organizations and individuals whose purpose is to promote compassion and humane treatment for all animals.
  • Delta Society is the leading international resource for the human-animal bond.
  • Friends of Animals is an international animal rights and protection organization working to abolish animal abuse and to create a compassionate ethic in all relations between animals and people.
  • Fund for Animals: a hard-hitting animal advocacy organization that does campaigns and hosts animal care facilities working for the cause of animals throughout the world. The site provides many resources for educators and students.
  • Fur-Bearers: The Vancouver-based Fur-Bearers (Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals) is a non-profit society working to stop the use of cruel traps in North America. Since 1944 they have provided information and resources to the media, government, activists, groups, and the public.
  • HSUS Humane Society of the United States has current information on national animal issues, pets, wildlife, farm animals and US animal legislation campaigns.
  • International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) an international organization that works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress.
  • Latham Foundation a humane organization that promotes respect for all life. Produces books and magazines on humane issues – human companion animal bond, animal assisted activities, links between animal abuse and family violence.
  • People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is an animal activist organization with many resources and ideas to help reduce animal suffering.
  • World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) an international organization that aims to promote humane education programs that encourage respect for animals and responsible stewardship, as well as establishing laws and enforcement structures to provide legal protection for animals.
Humane Organizations, Animal Advocacy, and Animal Rights