If you have questions, an adoption counselor will be happy to help you select an animal that fits your lifestyle and expectations. By giving stock, your support will have even greater impact-without denting your pocketbook. So remember, charitable giving doesn’t always mean cash. They are teaching professionals to campaign for proper animal welfare legislation in a country that has none, and educate the public about respect for animal life where it doesn’t exist. ACTAsia is working to raise awareness about the brutalities of the fur trade and work with grassroots animal activist groups across China teaching them to be more professional and more effective. ACTAsia’s humane education program has trained hundreds of humane educators who are teaching thousands of Chinese schoolchildren. Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) – Animals Asia Foundation was founded in 1998 with the plight of the Asiatic Black Bear (Moon Bear), who are farmed in Asia for their bile used in traditional Chinese medicine. Crick, F.; Koch, C. (1998). “Consciousness and neuroscience” (PDF). If there is a particular animal that interests you, we ask that you complete an adoption application form, and then you can meet with that animal in one of our visitation rooms.
Due to the time and consideration given to each adoption, no application can be processed nor can a visit take place within 30 minutes of closing time. In common parlance, such words are often used without an appreciation for their special meanings, which can result in miscommunication and confusion. You can get involved with Ban Live Export through Animals Australia. • Freedom for Animals – Freedom for Animals is a San Francisco Bay Area based animal rights & advocacy group. CBP has the authority to search outbound and inbound shipments, and uses targeting to carry out its mission in this area. The mission of FFAC is to empower people to make informed, conscious decisions about food choices. The APS of Durham is a leader in building lifelong bonds between people and animals through education, community outreach and providing care for animals in need. Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) – Animal Welfare Institute was founded in 1951, and is dedicated to alleviating the suffering inflicted on animals by people.
Humane Society International (HSI) – Humane Society International works to protect all animals around the world, including animals in laboratories, farm animals, marine mammals, companion animals, and wildlife-and their record of achievement demonstrates their dedication and effectiveness. Veterinary Services (VS): Protects and improves the health, quality, and marketability of our nation’s animals, animal products, and veterinary biologics by preventing, controlling, and/or eliminating animal diseases, and monitoring, and promoting animal health and productivity. Examples of neglect include: starvation, dehydration, inadequate shelter, parasite infestations, failure to seek veterinary care when an animal is in need of medical attention, allowing a collar to grow into an animal’s skin, confinement without adequate light, ventilation, space or in unsanitary conditions; and failure to trim nails resulting in excessive growth. They do this through science, law and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive. Thus, some amendment of “the facts on the ground” is warranted “to remedy certain injustices, or to meet ongoing and future needs.” 47 Subject to these adjustments, the traditional power of territorial exclusion remains the core of “justice for all going forward,” which means “an end to expansion of human settlement” and even “re-wilding” and “de-colonization” of territories taken by humans in circumstances in which the passage of time has not superseded an historical injustice.
Pets of all types, including dogs, cats, hamsters, and rabbits, end up in animal shelters like Citizens for Animal Protection for many reasons. CWF is focused specifically on farm animal welfare and cruelty, and campaigns peacefully on a global level, to end all cruel factory farming practices. Compassion in World Farming – Compassion in World Farming was founded in 1967 in England by a British farmer who became appalled by the development of intensive factory farming. CWI provides the assistance needed to bring hope to animals by implementing professional, strategic actions within communities, and by raising awareness about the suffering that occurs inside the tanks, under the big tops, at the hands of trophy hunters, and behind the shuttered doors of factory farms and medical testing facilities. The Animal Protection Society of Durham (APS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been helping animals in our community since 1970, and has managed the Durham County Animal Shelter since 1990. In addition to county funding, APS relies on donations from caring individuals and corporations to feed, shelter and provide medical attention for the nearly 7,000 stray, surrendered, abandoned, abused and neglected animals we care for each year.