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Best Friends Animal Society

Best Friends has its roots in England in the 1960s. A few young friends decided to leave family and drop out of the establishment and look for a better way of life. Bringing along 6 German Shepherd Dogs, they make their way across the Atlantic, first to the Bahamas and then on to the Yucatan […]

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Friends of Animals

Friends of Animals is a non-profit international animal advocacy organization. It has been in existence since 1957. International headquarters are located in Darien, Connecticut where Friends of Animals President Priscilla Feral works. The stated goal of FoA is to free animals from cruelty and institutionalized exploitation around the world. FoA depends entirely for its operation […]

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Join the Paws

Join the Paws Wedgewood Pharmacy in Swedesboro, NJ, NorthStar VETS in Clarksburg, NJ and Broad Ripple Animal Clinic in Indianapolis, Indiana are at the help of Join the Paws. They have built a coalition of animal health professionals and pet owners who care about animals called Join the Paws to help animals affected by natural […]

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I came across this website and thought it would be a good one to share here. The web site was created in an effort to place homeless animals throughout the United States. These animals are often located in one of thousands of animal shelters and rescue’s throughout the Country which offer a temporary placement […]

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Pet Finders

There are times when your pet has gone missing and you’ve exhausted the many means of finding her/him. You can enlist the aid of many organizations on the Internet who cover a wide area and may be able to help you. A word of caution – check with the Better Business Bureau, local shelters and […]

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Join RSPCA in 24hr Tweet-a-Thon

The RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) launched a fundraising campaign June 27, 2011. Last year the RSPCA rescued close to 160,000 animals from suffering including being trapped, neglected or abused. They receive emergency calls every 30 seconds and respond to about 1,000 incidents daily. The RSPCA inspectors rescue, care for […]

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Morris Animal Foundation

The Morris Animal Foundation was established in 1948 by veterinarian Dr. Mark L. Morris Sr., a humanitarian and animal health pioneer. Devoted to animal health and welfare, Dr. Morris was one of the first veterinarians to recognize how diet can control disease. Buddy, one of the first guide dogs in the U.S., had another first […]

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American Humane Association

By the late 1800s there were several societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals in the United States. In 1873 a prevention of cruelty to children was formed. Lacking a unified voice, four years later, delegates from 27 humane organizations in 10 states decided to unite and combine their skills for the welfare of […]

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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) calls itself the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 3 million members and supporters. PETA focuses on preventing animal cruelty in factory farms, the clothing trade, in labs (animal testing), and in the entertainment industry. The organization also focuses on preventing the killing […]

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History of the HSUS

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), a non-profit organization, was founded in 1954. It is the largest animal protection agency in the world with 7 million members. The HSUS is dedicated to seeking a humane society both in the U.S. and worldwide. The HSUS protects animals through investigation, legal action, education, consumer advocacy […]