This section lists organizations and chapters concerned with animal welfare and the humane treatment of animals. Animal Welfare Organizations Society.
Animal welfare is the well-being of animals. The standards of "good" animal welfare vary considerably between different contexts. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Animal welfare is the well-being of animals. The standards of "good" animal welfare vary considerably between different contexts. These standards are under constant review and are debated, created and revised by animal welfare groups, legislators and academics worldwide. Animal welfare science uses various measures, such as longevity, disease, immunosuppression, behavior, physiology, and reproduction, although there is debate about which of these indicators provide the best information.
- Animal welfare Category
- Animal consciousness - Animal consciousness, or animal awareness, is the quality or state of self-awareness within an animal, or of being aware of an external object or something within itself.
- Animal law - Animal law is a combination of statutory and case law in which the nature legal, social or biological of nonhuman animals is an important factor. Animal law encompasses companion animals, wildlife, animals used in entertainment and animals raised for food and research.
- Animal welfare science - Animal welfare science is the scientific study of the welfare of animals as pets, in zoos, laboratories, on farms and in the wild.
- Eurogroup for Animals - Eurogroup for Animals is an organisation based in Brussels, Belgium, which seeks to improve the treatment of animals throughout the European Union, and represents animal welfare organisations in almost all the European member states.
- Francis of Assisi , associated with patronage of animals.
- Intrinsic value (animal ethics) - The intrinsic value of an animal refers to the value it possesses in its own right, as an end-in-itself, as opposed to its instrumental value, its value to other animals. The phrase has been adopted by animal rights advocates.
- Animals and humans
- International Animals Without Frontiers www
International animal and nature organization. Without Frontiers. News, petitions, campaigns, and an Internet based animal identification system. Animals Without Frontiers.
- International Born Free www
International wildlife charity working to prevent cruelty and alleviate suffering. Free. News, educational materials, photos, FAQ, and information about ways for individuals to become involved. Born Free.
- International Care For The Wild www
International wildlife charity dedicated to protecting animals from cruelty and exploitation. For The Wild. Includes fact sheets, news, information about current projects, and an online shop. Care For The Wild.
- Conducts Companion Animal Welfare Council www
Conducts and publishes independent research and studies into the welfare, Animal Welfare Council, care, and treatment of companion animals and their role within society. Companion Animal Welfare Council.
- Links Humane Society and Animal Welfare Ring www
Links to animal shelters, Society and Animal Welfare Ring, humane societies, rescue and animal welfare organizations. Humane Society and Animal Welfare Ring.
- Non-profit Animal Welfare Institute www
Non-profit charitable organization founded in 1951 to reduce the sum total of pain and fear inflicted on animals by humans. Welfare Institute. Information about programs, publications, and news. Animal Welfare Institute.
- Volunteer Dog Aid International www
Volunteer organisation sponsoring programs to help abandoned, Aid International, abused or neglected dogs. Includes details of sterilisation campaigns in Bali and Australia, as well as fundraising calendar and merchandise sales. Dog Aid International.
- A United Animal Nations www
A national non-profit animal advocacy organization whose mission is to protect animals in danger or need and to focus global attention on their plight to create a more humane world. United Animal Nations.
- Registered Worldwide Veterinary Service www
Registered UK charity that supplies veterinary resources, Veterinary Service, in the form of volunteer teams, drugs, equipment and advice to help animal charities and non-profit organisations around the world. Worldwide Veterinary Service.
- Focussed Open Rescue www
Focussed mainly on factory farming, Rescue, giving aid, rescue and veterinary treatment to any animal known to be suffering and in pain. Includes reports from rescue teams around the world. Open Rescue.
- Operates People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) www
Operates under the principle that animals are not ours to eat, for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. Includes information on campaigns, action alerts and how to live a vegan lifestyle. Headquarters in Virginia, USA. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
- Supports World Animal Day www
Supports good conditions for endangered species and other animals. Animal Day. October 4 was picked as the day to celebrate our fellow creatures. Includes list of events, ways to help, and kid's page. World Animal Day.
- Large Animal Welfare Information Center (US Department of Agriculture) www
Large collection of information resources related to the improved care and use of laboratory, Welfare Information Center (US Department of Agriculture), farm, companion, and exhibit animals. Animal Welfare Information Center (US Department of Agriculture).
- Directory Vachss: Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Resources www
Directory of articles and organizations about animal/pet rescue and rehabilitation. Vachss: Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Resources.
- A CAE - Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Animal Use www
A short list of links, Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Animal Use, mostly academic and professional. From The Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia, Canada. CAE - Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Animal Use.
- Devoted Animal Welfare Trust www
Devoted to promoting the well being of the animal community. Welfare Trust. Offers grants to organizations whose work helps reduce animal suffering and/or raises public consciousness toward related issues. Animal Welfare Trust.
- Devoted The DJ&T Foundation www
Devoted to the support of low cost or free spay/neuter clinics. DJ&T Foundation. Provides FAQs, grant application, and program details. The DJ&T Foundation.
- The Animal Sheltering Online www
The Humane Society of the United States presents this resource for animal shelters and rescues organizations. Sheltering Online. Online magazine, list of available publications, library of articles dealing with shelter work, and job listings. Animal Sheltering Online.
- Listing Exotic Animal/Alternative Pet Rescue Groups www
Exotic Animal/Alternative Pet Rescue Groups.
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