Directory Listing – Animal Welfare Societies and Organizations

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Alley Cat Allies, 7920 Norfolk Ave., Ste. 600, Bethesda, MD 20814; (240) 482-1980;

National association and resource for trap-neuter-return (TNR) and information policies and procedures Alliance for Animals, 232 Silver St., Boston, MA 02127; (617) 268-7800; Low-cost veterinary clinic and no-kill shelter.

Animal Friends of Connecticut, P.O. Box 370306, West Hartford, CT 06137; (860) 232-1393; Dedicated to saving abused, injured and handicapped cats and dogs. Provides food, shelter and medical care.

American Humane Association, Animal Services, 63 Inverness Dr. E., Englewood, CO 80112; (303) 792-9900; Dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to both animals and children. Provides information, referrals and disaster relief.

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 424 92nd St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 876-7700; Promotes humane principles; prevents cruelty; and alleviates fear, pain and suffering in animals.

Animal Allies, 40712 W. Michigan St., Duluth, MN 55802; (218) 722-5341;;

Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), 2890 Mitchell Dr., Walnut Creek, CA 94598-1635;; A federally and state-licensed nonprofit, no-kill shelter that takes in dogs and cats of all ages, as well as the occasional gerbil, rat or bird.

Assisi Animal Foundation, P.O. Box 143, Crystal Lake, IL 60039-0143; (815) 455-9411; Provides lifetime care for cats if their owners die or can no longer take care of them. Also acts as a no-kill shelter and provides animal-assisted therapy.

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804; (212) 876-7700;

Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Rd., Kanab, UT 84741; (435) 644-2001;; Refuge for abused and abandoned animals. Spearheads the nationwide no more homeless pets campaign.

Cat Care Society, 5787 W. 6th Ave., Lakewood, CO 80214-2105; (303) 239-9680; Shelter and care, follows noneuthanizing policy for population purposes.

The Delta Society, 875 124th St. N.E., Ste. 101, Bellevue, WA 98005; (425) 226-7357;; Educational research and service organization promoting beneficial relationships with animals to improve peoples health, independence and quality of life.

Doris Day Animal League, 227 Massachusetts Ave. N.E., Ste. 100, Washington, D.C. 20002; (202) 546-1761;; Citizens lobbying organization working to improve the humane treatment of animals.

Creator of Spay Day/USA. Feline Foundation of Maui, P.O. Box 1361, Puunene, HI 96784; (808) 891-1181;; Operates a feral cat program. Offers free spay/neuter procedures for feral cats and adopts out kittens.

Forgotten Angels Animal Foundation & Rescue, P.O. Box 719, Gatesville, TX 76528; (254) 865-9050;; Nonprofit group dedicated to the rescue and protection of abandoned, abused and/or neglected companion animals.

Friends of Animals, 777 Post Rd., Ste. 205, Darien, CT 06820; (203) 656-1522; Dedicated to the protection of all animals, wild and domestic. Subsidizes spay/neuter programs through local veterinarians.

H.E.A.R.T. Inc. (Hamburg Eden Animal Rescue Team), P.O. Box 415, Hamburg, NY 14075; (716) 821-1915;; Rescue, care and adoption of sick, injured, orphaned and abused cats/kittens, TNR program, pet therapy and humane education.

The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter, P.O. Box 13508, Tucson, AZ 85732; (520) 571-7839;

Homeless Pet Placement League Inc., P.O. Box 273027, Houston, TX 77277; (713) 862-7387; Nonprofit animal welfare organization that provides for the rehabilitation and adoption of stray and abandoned dogs and cats.

Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037; (202) 452-1100;

Humane Society of the United States, Hollywood Office, 5551 Balboa Blvd., Encino, CA 91316; (818) 501-2275; National nonprofit organization that monitors animal issues in the media. Presenter of the Annual Genesis Awards, which airs on Animal Planet.

In Care of Cats, P.O. Box 373, Elizabeth, PA 15037; (412) 751-8173;

Last Post Animal Sanctuary, Route 126, Falls Village, CT 06031; (860) 824-0831. Animal welfare organization that offers a cat retirement program.

Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, 63 Elm St., Salisbury, MA 01952; (978) 462-0760; Nationally recognized, nonprofit volunteer organization committed to the health and welfare of feral, domestic cats and kittens by promoting proactive, compassionate, no-kill programs.

National Animal Control Association, P.O. Box 480851, Kansas City, MO 64148; (913) 768-1319; Trains, educates and assists animal-control personnel.

National Humane Education Society, P.O. Box 340, Charles Town, WV 25414-0340; (304) 725-0506; Maintains the Peace Plantation, a sanctuary for lost and abandoned animals. Operates Pet Brigade to raise funds to help domestic and wild animals in need of special assistance.

Operation Catnip, P.O. Box 90744, Raleigh, NC 27675; (919) 779-7247; Offers free spay and neuter procedures for feral cats.

PetsMart Charities, 19601 N. 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85027; (800) 423-7387;

Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS), 645 Harrison St., Ste. 100, San Francisco, CA 94107; (415) 979-9550; Nonprofit organization serves needs of disabled pet owners. Offers comprehensive services designed to enable clients to keep their animal companions.

Pets In Need, 873 Fifth Ave., Redwood City, CA 94063; (650) 817-9165;

Pet Savers Foundation, 59 S. Bayles Ave., Port Washington, NY 11050-3728; (516) 944-5025; Purpose is to extend the quality of life for homeless animals by promoting and advancing their humane treatment.

Protectors of Animals Inc., P.O. Box 24, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; (860) 569-0722;

Quad City Animal Welfare Center, 724 W. Second Ave., Milan, IL 61264; (309) 787-6830;

San Francisco SPCA, 2500 16th St., San Francisco, CA 94103; (800) 426-4110;

Sylvester Foundation Animal Rescue Ranch, 305 Hahani St., #160, Kailua, HI 96734; (808) 259-0064; Nonprofit, no-kill sanctuary providing a peaceful environment for all residents. No time limit on pet stay.

Volunteers for Inter-Valley Animals, 133 N. D St., Lompoc, CA 93436; (805) 735-6741; Nonprofit, no-kill adoption rescue shelter.

Wisconsin Humane Society, 4500 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53208; (414) 264-6257; 

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