Peace & Freedom Press Animal Welfare websites from around the world


On this page, along with general animal welfare organisations, you'll find: cat, dog, greyhound, boxer dog, pug dog, horse, donkey, pony, rabbit, chicken, farm animal, goldfish, turtle, terrapin, tortoise, bat, monkey, proboscis monkey, ape, gorilla, orangutan, hedgehog, wolf, tiger, cheetah, snow leopard, big cat, rhino, elephant, octopus, dolphin, whale, porpoise, orca, seal, otter, badger, Muscovy duck, goldfish, reptile, bird of prey, manatee, anti-hunting, anti-vivisection charities, organisations, sanctuaries, shelters, refuges, rescue, conservation and protection charities and organisations... and more!

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Here is a list of animal welfare related organisations/websites which we think are worth checking out. If you would like to recommend a site for inclusion, please email the url to: - with a brief description of the site. All the sites listed here are in the English language.  

Bear in mind that the term 'animal' is often used loosely, and, for most sites, this means all lifeforms. 

Eternal Treblinka
Eternal Treblinka ( Eternal Treblinka (

Publishers Weekly, November 26, 2001
Charles Patterson expands on Isaac Bashevis Singer's analogy that "for the animals, it is an eternal Treblinka."

In Defense of Animals
In Defense of Animals ( In Defense of Animals (

Ingrid Newkirk, President, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) 2005
"What an exquisite collection of fine writers with compelling philosophies, philosophies that translate into positive ways to change society"


Action Cat Postcards
Cat postcards for every occasion.

Adopt a Greyhound
Looking out for retired greyhounds, and finding them homes.

Images of African wildlife, including webcams.

Ahali Elephants
Ahali Elephants is the first nonprofit organization working exclusively to identify, monitor and assist captive elephants living alone or in inadequate conditions in North America.

ALDF: Animal Legal Defense Fund
For nearly a quarter-century, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been pushing the U.S. legal system to end the suffering of abused animals.

Alley Cat Allies
Protecting and improving the lives of cats in the United States.

All For Animals
All For Animals, Inc. is a Santa Barbara, California based pro-animal, educational organization dedicated to raising awareness about cruelty-free living and the importance of compassion to ALL animals.

All for Tigers!
Helping all tigers.

American Cetacean Society
The oldest whale conservation group in the world.

American Humane
Protecting animals and children - empowering action since 1877.

Animal Aid
Exposing and campaigning against animal abuse in all its forms. Founded in 1977.

Animal Concerns Community
An online community for people concerned about the welfare and rights of animals.

Animal Contacts Directory - UK Home page
Extensive lists of animal-friendly groups in the UK and elsewhere.

Animal Health Trust
The AHT is the only charity specifically dedicated to improving the health and welfare of horses, dogs, and cats by addressing the problems of disease and injury - the biggest threats to animal welfare in the UK today.

Animaline Animal Rescue
Carla Lane's animal rescue charity.

Animal Petitions
A list of petitions to sign regarding animal welfare issues.

Animals Asia Foundation
A charity helping ill-treated Asian animals, particularly moon bears.

Animals Count
Animals Count - a British political party whose mission is to establish a voice for animals, a party whose focus is respect and compassion for all living beings.

Animals In Print
Animals In Print is an animal rights organization dedicated to educating others about cruelty towards animals.

The Animal Welfare Gateway
Sensitive, thought-provoking site, regarding animal welfare/environmental issues.

ARF - Animal Relief Fund
Assisting stray and neglected animals in and around La Paz County, Arizona.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.


Adopt-a-Bird - The Avian Reconditioning Center
Supporting ill-treated/injured/sick birds of prey.

Foundation for Wildlife Conservation in Romania.

The Bat Conservation Trust
Helping bats, and advice on what you can do to help them.

Beauty Without Cruelty, India
An International Educational Charitable Trust for Animal Rights.

Best Friends
Major U.S. sanctuary for companion animals.

Big Cats Links
An impressive listing of links to all sorts of big cat sites.

The Blue Cross
The Blue Cross aims to ensure the welfare of companion animals by providing practical care, highlighting the benefits of companionship between animals and people, and promoting responsibility towards animals in the community.

The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS)
The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS) is a non-governmental organization that tries to save orangutans from extinction.

Born Free Foundation
Dedicated to the conservation of rare species in their natural habitats.

Bransby Home of Rest for Horses
The Bransby Home cares for over 250 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys. In addition the Bransby Home has over 140 animals which are placed with private families.

The BrightEyes Society
Animal Protection in Andalucia in Spain.

British Divers Marine Life Rescue
Helps ill, injured, and abandoned marine mammals off the British coast.

British Wildlife Rescue Centre
Dedicated to the care of sick, injured and orphaned British wildlife.

Broken Oaks Equine Retirement and Horse Rescue Center
The non-profit horse rescue organization, Broken Oaks Equine Retirement Center Inc. has been set up to rescue and provide a permanent home for horses to live out their final years in peace and comfort. 

Brooke Hospital for Animals
Committed to alleviating the suffering of working equines worldwide by providing a free veterinary service and by helping their owners to prevent disease and debilitation through education.

BUAV - British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection
One of the world's leading anti-vivisection organisations.

Butterfly Conservation
Saving butterflies, moths, and their habitats.

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Care for the Wild International
Care for the Wild International is an animal welfare and conservation charity. We protect wildlife throughout the world from cruelty and exploitation. By funding practical projects we make areas safe for wildlife, rehabilitate sick or injured animals and provide sanctuary for those who cannot return to the wild.

Cat House (EFBC/FCC) Home Page
EFBC's Feline Conservation Center (FCC), also known as the Cat House, is located in Rosamond, California. Cat lovers of all ages who discover this desert zoo north of Los Angeles are surprised and amazed at the variety of wild cat species found here. We are dedicated to the protection and preservation of the world's endangered felines.

Cats International
Cats International is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to helping people better understand their feline companions. We offer advice for all of your feline behavior problems and questions absolutely free!

Cats Protection
The UK's oldest and largest feline welfare charity.

Cats Protection - South Birmingham Branch
Our branch covers the south Birmingham area which includes the following postcodes: B1-B5  B9-B17  B25-B31 B33 B37-B40 B45 B90-B93.

Celia Hammond Animal Trust
Charity which offers shelter to animals, and campaigns for cheaper spaying clinics.

A site for lovers of dolphins, whales, and porpoises.


Cheetah Conservation Fund
The Mission of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF): As an internationally recognized centre of excellence in research and education on cheetahs and their ecosystems, CCF works with all stakeholders to achieve best-practice in the conservation and management of the world's cheetahs.'s Shelter & Rescue Network
Aiming to create the "largest shelter and rescue network", and help non-profit organisations that help animals.

The Chilterns Dog Rescue Society
The Chilterns Dog Rescue Society was formed in 1963 to rescue unwanted and homeless dogs and to provide accommodation until such time as permanent homes can be found.   Since The Society was formed over 14,000 dogs have been successfully homed and we currently re-home over 500 dogs a year.

CIWF Home Page
Compassion in World Farming.

Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park Devon
Conservation in action.

The Country Cat Shelter (CCS)
The Country Cat Shelter (CCS) was formed at the end of September 1997 by a group of people living in the Norfolk/Suffolk area concerned with the welfare of local cats and kittens.

CYD Santa Maria
CYD Santa Maria rescue sanctuary is mainly for horses, but we do have a few other animals. We are like the English R.S.P.C.A., but without the funds. Here in Spain we campaign for animal rights, take owners to court, educational programme in schools and more. If anyone would like to sponsor a horse or become a member please contact

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
Working internationally to save the mountain gorilla from extinction.
The people-to-people online resource and communications site devoted solely to helping dog rescues and those organizations around the world which look after and care for that species.

Dogs Trust
Respected UK dog charity - formerly The National Canine Defence League.

The Donkey Sanctuary - UK
The Donkey Sanctuary - Ireland
Founded in 1969, this British and Irish based charity is one of the largest donkey sanctuaries in the world, and also helps children with special needs and disabilities.

The Doris Day Animal League
Lobbying organisation formed to focus attention on issues involving the humane treatment of animals.

Drifters Reach Cat Refuge
Newcastle-upon-Tyne-based (UK) cat charity Drifters Reach Cat Refuge is a cat charity which takes in and rehomes cats to suitable families.

The Elephant Sanctuary
Tennessee-based elephant charity.

Environmental Library
A webpage of links relating to endangered and extinct animals on the African American Environmental Association. website. Designed especially with children in mind.

Exotic Animal Welfare Trust
Preventing cruelty to and to care for sick and neglected reptiles. Also educating the public on caring for reptiles.

Exotic Pet Refuge
We are a charitable organization that is run with the sole aim of caring for exotic animals that are either no longer wanted or find themselves homeless.

Farm Animal Rescue
This is a wonderful sanctuary, housing more than 550 farm animals. These animals have suffered a lot and they deserve the peace they now enjoy.

Farplace Animal Rescue Animal Sanctuary
We are building an organisation on strict no kill basis and hope to create a network of sanctuaries across the UK and beyond.

Flippy's Cat Page
More than 2,500 pages of fun and cat-related stories, jokes, tales, anecdotes, poems, books, links, tributes, free downloads & lots more.

Florida Boxer Rescue
Our primary mission is to identify and provide for needy Boxers in Florida, who have no other support,  and who would otherwise be destroyed.

Friends of Calakmul
Our mission is to conserve over 500,000 acres of prime jaguar habitat in the buffer zone of the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve.

Friends of the Earth Home Page
Looking after the environment, and advice on how you can help.

Future Forests
Helping you to help the environment, with ideas like dedicating a tree for a loved one.

Galapagos Conservation Trust
The Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT) works to ensure the conservation of the biological diversity of the Galapagos archipelago.


Koko The Gorilla

The Gorilla
Gorillas saved and cared for.

Great Ape Project - International
Striving for better treatment of the great apes.

Hillside Animal Sanctuary
Where unwanted and abused animals are given much needed sanctuary and we campaign to improve the lives of the millions of farm animals less lucky than they. We are committed to the care of our many rescued farm animals.

Home at Last Animal Sanctuary
Kentucky-based animal sanctuary.

Horse Power
Our mission is to financially aid those groups, organizations and individuals that care for wild, estray, 2nd chance, horses, burros or mules.

Horse Rescue & Adoption Links
Unfortunately, there are horses all over the world that are being abandoned, abused, and slaughtered. Here are some links you can visit and help make a difference.

One of the UK's top equine charities.

House Rabbit Society
An international non-profit organization that rescues rabbits and educates the public on rabbit care and behaviour.

The Humane Society of the United States
Promoting the protection of all animals.

IFAW International Fund for Animal Welfare
Campaigning against animal cruelty worldwide since 1969.

Indian Tiger Welfare Society
Indian Tiger Welfare was founded to spread awareness and work towards building safe haven for tigers that include the Royal Bengal tiger, and the Indian white tiger. The organisation shares the global concerns of protecting these endangered species and has joined hands with many such organisations who share the same concerns.

International Animal Rescue
We are a global animal rescue and rehabilitation organisation. The charity was founded in 1988 by John and Jo Hicks. Today our head office is in Uckfield, East Sussex, in the UK and we have rescue centres in Goa, Kerala and Agra in India, as well as Malta.

International League for the Protection of Horses
Our mission: to protect horses from abuse and alleviate their suffering by rehabilitating, campaigning and educating worldwide.

International Otter Survival Fund
IOSF is dedicated to the conservation of all 13 species of otter worldwide.  We safeguard areas of good habitat and support people working in research and rehabilitation worldwide.  We base our decisions on sound scientific research, and conservation programmes are implemented through education and community involvement.

The International Primate Protection League
The International Primate Protection League is dedicated to protecting monkeys and apes, whether wild or captive, anywhere in the world.

The International Snow Leopard Trust
A charity dedicated to saving these beautiful, endangered animals.

International Wolf Center Index Page
Helping the wolf survive.

The Jane Goodall Institute
The Jane Goodall Institute advances the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment for all living things.

Jerry Green Foundation Trust
Our major aim is to provide Sanctuaries throughout Britain to care for stray and unwanted dogs - who are then adopted by loving families under our careful Adoption Scheme.

Killhunting UK
Highlighting the plight of hundreds of thousands of defenceless animals and birds.

Korea Animal Protection Society
Dedicated to promoting animal welfare and protection in Korea through education, stricter animal cruelty laws and the continued development of the KAPS shelter.

Lamma Animal Protection
Lamma Animal Protection exists to help companion animals on Lamma Island, Hong Kong and to bring about the conditions whereby every animal has a good home.

Love For Tigers
Dedicated to raising awareness for the plight of tigers.

Marine Connection
The Marine Connection is an international London based charity committed to the care and protection of dolphins and whales.
Hard-hitting veggie site.

Mercy For Animals
A voice for the rights of all animals.

Michigan Pug Rescue
At the Michigan Pug Rescue, we are dedicated to the survival and care of Pugs.  These pugs come from breeder surrenders, owner surrenders, puppy mills, and the Humane Society.  Our goal is to give every Pug a safe and happy home.

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Wareham UK
Sheltering and protecting primates from abuse.

The Muscovy Protection Group of Kings Creek Inc.
An organisation standing up against the persecution of Muscovy ducks.

National Antivivisection Society (NAVS)
The oldest anti-vivisection charity in Britain. Founded in 1875, it's still saving innocent creatures from the pain and suffering of animal experimentation.

National Federation of Badger Groups
News and links regarding to all things badger.

National Seal Sanctuary
Over 40 years experience in seal rescue, rehabilitation, and release.

Paul McCartney And Friends - The PETA Concert Video For Party Animals

National Wildlife Federation
Education and action to keep the wild in our world.

Naturewatch is a non-profit animal welfare campaigning organisation. Our aims are to promote the prevention of cruelty to animals and to conduct and support the publication of information concerning animals in furtherance of their welfare.

North Shore Animal League America
Saving pets is our passion.

NRDC: Natural Resources Defense Council
We use law, science and the support of more than 1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
NRDC Links for Kids

Building an international movement to save the world's oceans.

Ocean Mammal Institute Science Protecting Nature
Scientists collecting data to protect dolphins and whales.

Enamel Dolphin Pendant Charm

The Official Dogs Home Battersea
London-based. Helping dogs (and cats!) find new homes.

One World Wildilife
Protecting our world's threatened wildlife and habitats through practical intervention, education and scientific research.

The Orangutan Foundation UK
Helping orangutans, and educating people on their behalf.

Paradise Wildlife Park
Interact with animals at this Herfordshire Wildlife Park.

PDSA cares for the pets of needy people by providing free veterinary services to their sick and injured animals and by promoting responsible pet ownership. Today PDSA is Britain's leading veterinary charity.

PETA People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Hard-hitting campaigns on issues known, and not so well known. Endeavouring to protect all creatures from abuse.

The Pet Fund
The Pet Fund is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care.

Proboscis Monkeys Project
Helping the proboscis monkey survive in Borneo.

The Progressive Animal Welfare Society
Pacific Northwest (USA) based animal advocacy and direct care organisation.

Rabbit Holiday Homes
Holiday homes for bunnies!

Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Californian-based equine charity.

Redwings Norfolk
A UK charity aiming to relieve the suffering of horses, ponies and donkeys.

Reptile Aid
We support the care of reptiles and amphibians in need. We also seek to help people understand the beauty of reptiles from snakes to crocodiles, and to educate people in saving reptiles from hunters; we will be working with other Animal charities to help eliminate the hunting of animals.

Retired Greyhound Trust
Helping retired greyhounds.

Leading British animal welfare organisation.

RWT's Goldfish Information Page
All things goldfish.

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Sathya Sai Sanctuary Trust for Nature
The Trust was founded in 1991 to offer a place of peace and refuge for old, injured, unwanted, abandoned, neglected and abused donkeys, ponies and horses. As such, it is the only sanctuary of its kind in the Republic of Ireland and no animal is ever turned away.

Save the Manatee Club
Helping the sea cows.

I support the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus!


Save The Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
A page dedicated to the endangered Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus.

Save the Rhino
Helping keep our horned friends alive.

Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Scotland's oldest and largest animal welfare charity. We aim to prevent cruelty to animals and promote kindness and humanity in their treatment.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Protecting the world's marine animals.

Sea Watch Foundation
The Sea Watch Foundation aims to achieve better conservation of whales and dolphins in the seas around Britain and Ireland.

SHAC (Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty) is an organisation that exposes the cruelty at HLS (Huntingdon Life Sciences).

SHARK is dedicated to ending the abuse and suffering of animals everywhere!

Shelter Helper
Shelter Helper is a non-commercial site. It is voluntarily run with the sole aim of helping needy animals.

Shetland Wildlife - Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary
Shetland's only Wildlife Sanctuary.

Simba's Pride of Big Cats
Here on my site you'll find pictures of all kinds of big cats and some great links to other cat sites as well.

Sled Dog Action Coalition
Campaigning against the cruelty inflicted on sled race dogs in Alaska.

Street Dogs of Nepal
Helping starving and sick street dogs in Nepal.

TAOS - The Association of Sanctuaries
We accredit superior animal sanctuaries for wild animals, farmed animals, and companion animals and assist animal sanctuaries in providing quality rescue and care for displaced animals who live in an animal sanctuary.

Terrapin Rescue
The rescue centre for red eared terrapins and other turtle species.

Tiger Missing Link Foundation
Saving tigers and other big cats.

Toasty's Pet-Rights
U.S. site about pet-rights and welfare issues.

Tortoise Trust
The Tortoise Trust is the world's largest tortoise and turtle organization, with members in more than 26 countries. For almost 20 years the Tortoise Trust has consistently developed new methods of husbandry, and has actively campaigned for the conservation and protection of tortoises and turtles around the world.

Turtle Trax
A site devoted to marine turtles.

UK Animal Rescuers
The Web Site for everyone interested in Animal Welfare.

United Poultry Concerns
Dedicated to the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl.

Vegetarian Shoes
Stylish, large assortment of non-leather shoes.

Veteran Horse Society
Looking after our older equine friends.

Vegetarians International Voice for Animals.

WCS Home Page
Wildlife Conservation Society - saving wildlife and wild lands.

The Welsh Hedgehog Hospital
Help for hedgehogs, and advice on helping the prickly critters.

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
Fighting for cetaceans, and their environments, everywhere.

Songs of the Humpback Whale
Audio CD

Whale Music
Audio CD

Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
One of Europe's largest wildlife conservation parks.

Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand
Dedicated to the welfare and preservation of native species.

Wildlife Aid
Wildlife Aid is dedicated to the rescue, care and rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned British wildlife.

Wood Green Animal Shelters
To take in unwanted and lost animals, provide shelter and care, find secure and loving homes and provide advice, support and guidance for owners.

World Wildlife Fund
Saving endangered fauna and flora worldwide.

WSPA - World Society for the Protection of Animals
Sticking up for ill-treated animals worldwide.

Zoological Society of London
Has a captive breeding programme, which tries to put animals back into their native wild environment.


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