Humane Society International (HSI) - http://www.hsus.org/ace/11672 International arm of HSUS (Humane Society of the United States). Oversees and coordinates efforts worldwide, addressing wildlife, companion and farm animals, and the use of animals in research and testing.
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) - http://www.ifaw.org/ Works to stop all commercial exploitation and trade of animals by changing policies and practices through campaigns and grants to other organizations. Includes breaking news, publications, media center and current campaigns. Headquarters in Massachusetts, USA.
Open Rescue - http://www.openrescue.org Focussed mainly on factory farming, giving aid, rescue and veterinary treatment to any animal known to be suffering and in pain. Includes reports from rescue teams around the world.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) - http://www.peta.org/ Operates under the principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. Includes information on campaigns, action alerts and how to live a vegan lifestyle. Headquarters in Virginia, USA.
World Association for Voice of Animals - http://www.wava.org.au Non-profit charitable organisation dedicated to promoting animal rights through education and campaigning for reforms in animal protection legislation.
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) - http://www.wspa-international.org/ Campaigns against using animals for commercial, research, sport or entertainment purposes. Offers news, features, press notices, action points and fundraising ideas.
Animal Rescue Homepage - http://www.geocities.com/animalrescuehomepage/ Links to shelters, rescues, and organizations.
Animal Sheltering Online - http://www.animalsheltering.org/ The Humane Society of the United States presents this resource for animal shelters and rescues organizations. Online magazine, list of available publications, library of articles dealing with shelter work, and job listings.
Home Sweet Home - http://www.angelfire.com/theforce/caninehelp/ Small group of volunteers working to provide financial help to animal shelters. Includes animal quotes and stories.
Hugs For Homeless Animals - http://www.h4ha.org/ Nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to homeless and displaced animals worldwide. Information on the Snuggles Project, donation form, shelter directory, and virtual volunteer opportunities.
Petbond.com - http://www.petbond.com/ Pet adoptions service with information on pet events, advice, and veterinary care.
Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad - http://www.spana.org/ Works to prevent the suffering of working animals and to improve standards of animal care for horses, donkeys, camels, farm animals, and dogs and cats. Operates veterinary centers and mobile clinics, with bases in Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Mali, Syria, Mauritania, Algeria, and Ethiopia.
TAOS: The Association of Sanctuaries - http://www.taosanctuaries.org/ Not-for-profit organization assisting sanctuaries in providing quality rescue and care for displaced wild, exotic, farmed and companion animals. Offers accreditation, education and advocacy for regulatory and policy changes.
The Blue Cross of Hyderabad is a non-government organisation (NGO)
that works towards the welfare of animals and preservation of animal rights
in the Twin Cities of Hyderabad & Secunderabad, India.
The Organisation was founded in the understanding that animals are sentient
creatures which need (and deserve) to be loved and cared for,
and not ill-treated or abused.
The work done by Blue Cross for animals is entirely from humane motives, and is supported by people who love animals, and respect all forms of life.
"Between me and the smallest animal the difference is only in manifestation.
As a principle he is the same as I am and he is my brother."
-- Swami Vivekananda
Animal Aid - http://www.animalaid.org.uk/ Animal rights group campaigning against animal experiments, factory farming, wildlife culls, and the use of animals for sport and leisure while promoting vegetarianism/veganism. Offers news, how to get active, education and press office.
Animal Concern - http://www.animalconcern.com/ Campaigns for animal rights, offering fact sheets on zoos, circuses, wildlife parks and pets.
Animal Defenders - http://www.animaldefenders.org.uk Animal rights group offers information on their campaigns, online shopping promotions and how to help.
Animal Rights Coalition - http://arcnews.redblackandgreen.net/ Animal rights and environmental news and information as compiled by grassroots activists.
League Against Cruel Sports: Wildlife Sanctuaries - http://www.cosmic.org.uk/leaguewildlife Animal welfare charitable organisation with wildlife sanctuaries in southwest England, also offering educational visits and wildlife watching short breaks.
Naturewatch - http://www.naturewatch.org/ Charity campaigning against animal cruelty. News, campaigns, fact sheets and compassionate shopping guide.
Research Defence Society - http://www.rds-online.org.uk/ RDS represents doctors and scientists in the debate about the use of animals in medical research and testing. Includes information on the Research processes, medical milestones, ethical debate, animal welfare, news, a glossary and FAQ.
Rights for Animals - http://www.rightsforanimals.org/ Dedicated to working for justice and respect for all animals, through informational campaigning.
The Greek Animal Welfare Fund (GAWF) - http://www.gawf.org.uk/ UK Organization working for significant and lasting improvement relevant to the treatment and status of animals in Greece.
The Humane Research Trust - http://www.btinternet.com/~shawweb/hrt/index.htm UK charity funding and encouraging medical research using alternatives to animals.