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Progressive Animal Welfare Society

The Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) advocates for animals through education, legislation and direct care. A Northwest leader in protecting animals since 1967, the Progressive Animal Welfare Society shelters homeless animals, rehabilitates injured and orphaned wildlife, and works to end animal abuse and exploitation. Since 1967, PAWS has united more than 105,000 companion animals with … Read more

Actors and Others for Animals

Actors and Others for Animals, established in 1971, is a Southern California community based animal welfare organization serving the greater Los Angeles area and surrounding counties. We are dedicated to the promotion of the humane treatment of animals. Our main mission is to curb the pet overpopulation problem by subsidizing spay/neuter surgeries. Together with other … Read more

Dogs for the Deaf

Founded in 1977, Dogs for the Deaf works to rescue and professionally train dogs to assist people and enhance their lives. Hearing Dogs are chosen from adoption shelters, where they might otherwise be euthanized if no homes are found for them. By using shelter dogs we are able to help alleviate some of the unwanted … Read more

Greenhill Humane Society & SPCA

Greenhill Humane Society & SPCA provides safe shelter for animals in transition, serves as an advocate for animals and their people, works to end animal overpopulation and educates the public about compassion and responsibility towards all animals. Greenhill believes that animals deserve to be treated with compassion and respected as valuable members of our families … Read more

Heartland Humane Society

Heartland Humane Society is a local, animal welfare organization. Founded in Benton County by a number of caring citizens in 1966, we work to build a more compassionate community by teaching humane messages to our youth, caring for homeless animals and strengthening the human-animal bond. Our programs include an open-door shelter, local elementary school pet … Read more

Humane Society of the Willamette Valley

The Humane Society of the Willamette Valley (HSWV) in Salem, Oregon, is an independent, private organization that has been serving more than 400,000 lost, neglected, and homeless animals in the Mid-Willamette Valley since 1965. Our 21,000-square foot shelter provides more kennel space for homeless animals, offers isolation areas for the sick and injured, and furnishes … Read more

Oregon Humane Society

Founded in 1868, Oregon Humane Society (OHS) is the third oldest humane society in the country and the oldest in the west. OHS fosters an environment of respect, responsibility, and compassion for all animals through education, legislation and leadership. We work to care for the homeless, to defend the abused, and to fight with unrelenting … Read more

Southern Oregon Humane Society

The Southern Oregon Humane Society is dedicated to the humane treatment of dogs and cats in Jackson County. Incorporated in February 1928, the Society serves the community by providing shelter and adoption services for displaced pets, by reducing pet overpopulation through spay and neuter programs, by providing humane education to our community and by our … Read more

Hawaiian Humane Society

The Hawaiian Humane Society, a society for the prevention of cruelty to animals (SPCA), was established by Helen Kinau Wilder in 1897. Wilder, a compassionate advocate for those who could not speak for themselves, was commissioned by the Republic of Hawaii to act on behalf of animals that were mistreated or abandoned. The society is … Read more

Animal Charities of America

Animal Charities of America is an association of national charities serving animals and their human companions. Our purpose is to represent charities that meet the highest standards of public accountability and program effectiveness to prospective givers in fund drives conducted at work. Members are presented to more than 10 million workplace givers annually. Our web … Read more

Animal Legal Defense Fund

The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) was born of a bold vision: that the lives and interests of animals – in research labs, on farms, in the wild and in our own communities – would one day be recognized and protected by law. Since 1979, ALDF has been pushing the U.S. legal system to end … Read more

Animal Place

Animal Place is a sanctuary for abused and discarded farmed animals founded in 1989. Rescued animals and indigenous wildlife share 60 acres of forest, meadow, pasture, hills and a small lake. We rescue animals who have no place else to go. Some were abused. Others were impounded by animal control due to neglect or cruelty. … Read more

Animal Protection Institute

The Animal Protection Institute (API) is a national animal advocacy organization. Founded in 1968, API advocates for the protection of animals from cruelty and exploitation. More than thirty years of fighting animal abuse and exploitation have given API tools that work. Whether it’s the courts, the legislatures, the ballot box … our nationwide team of … Read more

Canine Companions for Independence

Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly-trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships. Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence pioneered the concept of training dogs to assist people with disabilities. For hundreds of men, women and children since then, Canine Companions for Independence … Read more

Dedication and Everlasting Love to Animals

Established in 1982, Dedication and Everlasting Love to Animals (D.E.L.T.A. Rescue) operates the only wilderness rescue, no-kill care for life program in the country. We are the largest no-kill animal shelter of its kind in the world, rescuing and caring for over 1,500 abandoned animals. We reach over 3 million people a year to educate … Read more

East Bay SPCA

The East Bay SPCA has been concerned with animal welfare for over 125 years. We have been providing shelter, health care, and adoption services for unwanted animals since 1874. We are committed to finding homes for adoptable cats and dogs, providing affordable veterinary and spay/neuter services, and educating the public on responsible pet ownership. The … Read more

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guide Dogs for the Blind provides enhanced mobility to qualified individuals through partnership with dogs whose unique skills are developed and nurtured by dedicated volunteers and a professional staff. Established in 1942, Guide Dogs for the Blind continues its dedication to quality student training services and extensive follow-up support for graduates. Our programs are made … Read more

Guide Dogs of America

Guide Dogs of America, founded in 1948 under the name International Guiding Eyes (I.G.E.), is dedicated to providing guide dogs and instruction in their use, free of charge, to blind and visually impaired men and women from the United States and Canada so that they may continue to pursue their goals with increased mobility and … Read more

Guide Dogs of the Desert International

Founded in 1972, Guide Dogs of the Desert International (GDDI) provides highly trained guide dogs and individualized instruction to the blind, elderly blind, and blind with special needs, in order that they may live a more mobile and independent life. One of ten guide dog schools in the country, GDDI throughout its history has accepted … Read more

Helen Woodward Animal Center

The Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) is a unique non-profit organization in San Diego County that for over 30 years has been committed to the philosophy of people helping animals and animals helping people. Under one management, this unique organization benefits the community by providing educational and therapeutic programs for people, and humane care and … Read more

Humane Farming Association

The Humane Farming Association (HFA) is the nation’s largest farm animal protection organization. Founded in 1985, HFA is leading the campaign against factory farming and slaughterhouse abuses. HFA is also home to one of the world’s largest farm animal refuges, the Suwanna Ranch. HFA’s goals are to protect farm animals from cruelty, to protect the … Read more

Humane Society Silicon Valley

Established in 1929, Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) is the largest animal shelter on the West Coast. Formerly known as the Humane Society of Santa Clara Valley, the Society is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for incoming animals. We care for 30,000 animals a year. We work to promote value and … Read more

Last Chance for Animals

Founded in 1984, Last Chance for Animals (LCA) recognizes that animals have the ability to experience pain, and as such they deserve certain basic rights protecting them from pain caused by humans. LCA believes that non-human animals should not be subjected to suffering and exploitation by humans because alternatives exist for nearly every traditional “usage” … Read more

Lifesavers-Wild Horse Rescue

Lifesavers-Wild Horse Rescue works to prevent American Mustangs from suffering abuse, neglect and slaughter. Organized in 1997, Lifesavers rescues unwanted and discarded Mustangs, rehabilitates and trains them, if necessary, and places them into new loving homes with adopters who will make a life commitment to care for the horse. Lifesavers provides sanctuary for crippled and … Read more

The Marin Humane Society

The Marin Humane Society works to protect animals from neglect, abuse and exploitation, to advocate for their interests and welfare, and to inspire awareness and compassion for all living things. Founded in 1907, The Marin Humane Society is a progressive, award-winning animal shelter, offering refuge and rehabilitation to nearly 8,000 animals each year through a … Read more