A Brief History

What is Animal Abuse?

Animal Activism

Universal Declaration of Animal Rights

Animals in Pop Culture

Animals in Sport

Other Uses of Animals

Animal Laws Around the World

Useful Links


American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
Founded in 1866 the ASPCA, headquartered in New York City, wants “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.  This non-profit organization has the right to investigate, and make arrests based on findings, crimes against animals.  They celebrate ASPCA day every April 10th.

SPCA International
An international animal welfare organization whose mission is “to advance the safety and well being of animals.  A list of SPCA organizations can be found here

RSPCA - The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
United Kingdom

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
Founded in 1980, PETA is a non-profit organization based in Norfolk, Virginia

Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)

American Humane Society

World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)