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Humane Societies and Conservational & Educational Groups

Advocates for Animals
Advocates for Animals is one of the UK's leading animal protection organizations, campaigning against all animal abuse. Advocates opposes the use of animals in experiments, entertainment and factory farming - systems that treat animals as mere commodities rather than sentient, social, intelligent creatures that are capable of great suffering.

Animal Protection Institute
The Animal Protection Institute (API) is a national animal advocacy nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, contributions to which are tax-deductible. Founded in 1968, API's mission is to advocate for the protection of animals from cruelty and exploitation.

Associated Humane Societies and Popcorn Park Zoo
AHS in New Jersey provides food, shelter, medical care and love to the lost, abandoned, neglected and abused since 1906. They also operate Popcorn Park Zoo, a refuge for abused, elderly, handicapped, exploited and sick wildlife, birds, exotic and farm animals from all over the United States.

Best Friends Animal Society
The sanctuary, at the heart of Southern Utah's Golden Circle of national parks, is home, on any given day, to about 1,500 dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, and other animals.

British Waterfowl Association
The British Waterfowl Association is a charity dedicated to the conservation and preservation of waterfowl and waterfowl habitats.

Connecticut Waterfowl Trust
The Connecticut Waterfowl Trust (CWT), also known as The Sanctuary, had its beginnings in 1990 when Kem Appell gave his wife, Julia, a birthday gift of two black swans for their backyard pond. Kem’s casual interest quickly became a passionate one. Today, their four-acre residential property is the largest waterfowl sanctuary in New England and one of the largest aviaries in North America.

De WeydeGansch Hatchery
This goose hatchery teaches humane treatment of waterfowl and have a lot of helpful information about geese.

FARM (Farm Animal Reform Movement) is a 501(c)(3) national, tax-exempt, educational organization advocating a plant-based diet and humane treatment of farmed animals through a variety of grassroots programs.

The House Rabbit Connection Inc. (HRC) of Massachusetts and Connecticut
Rabbits are a growing pet population in the United States; however, many people who purchase rabbits do not know the time and training involved in having a great pet. The House Rabbit Connection, Inc. is non-profit organization that is committed to changing this. Donations and volunteers are a critical part of the organization.

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
The HSUS is dedicated to creating a world where our relationship with animals is guided by compassion. They seek a truly humane society in which animals are respected for their intrinsic value, and where the human-animal bond is strong.

Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy
A highly functional infrastructure of fencing, pools, and buildings, as well as opportunities for continued growth, make the captive waterfowl facility an important facet of the LRWC program. Waterfowl are housed in a variety of enclosures that are tailored to the specific needs of the each species. Ducks and smaller species of geese are maintained in netted aviaries to prevent avian predation, while large geese and swans are maintained in an extensive network of open enclosures. The Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy (LRWC) is dedicated to the protection of waterfowl and wetland habitats through research, education and conservation action.

Love Canada Geese
A website dedicated to foster love and appreciation for the beautiful but sadly maligned Canada goose.

Muscovy Ducks.Net
A website dedicated to promoting awareness, fostering protection and preventing harm to Muscovy ducks.

Nevins Farm (Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA)
Located on more than 55 acres of rolling pasture in Methuen, Mass., Nevins Farm is a haven for an ever-changing assortment of pigs, ducks, sheep, geese, cows, goats, and more — as well as horses. Farm programs include rehabilitation and adoption of all kinds of farm animals, equine-rescue services, and humane-education workshops.

Pet Rock Annual Festival
The mission of the Pet Rock Festival is to provide a venue where animal welfare organizations of all kinds (from those that fight to prevent cruelty in the courts to shelters to rescues to rehabilitation programs) can gather to fuse an even tighter network, and to also get the word out about their programs to the public. Planning and preparation is currently underway for Pet Rock 2005.

TARA (Teaching Animals with Respect and Affection)
TARA Training and Behavior LLC seeks to promote the unity, harmony, and understanding between people and their companion animals. Through education, empathy, and knowledge of sound learning theory and behavior modification principles, TARA Training and Behavior LLC seeks to create relationships with companion animals based on MUTUAL TRUST AND RESPECT.

United Poultry Concerns
UPC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in Maryland dedicated to the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl.

World Society for the Protection of Animals
WSPA works with more than 485 member organizations to raise the standards of animal welfare throughout the world. Their vision is a world in which the welfare of animals is understood and respected by everyone, and protected by effective legislation.

Wildlife Rescue Foundation
The Wildlife Rescue Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1997, dedicated to the preservation and conservation of our wildlife and natural ecosystems.


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