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Here is a list of animal welfare and environmental-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"

Domestic Cat Posters and Prints

Leaping Bunny Certified: A Guide to Cruelty-Free Beauty Shopping

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.

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.

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

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

American Wild Horse Campaign
Defending America's wild horses.

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

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.

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

Animal Welfare Party
Animal Welfare Party - 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. 

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.

The Badger Trust
The Badger Trust is a charity based in the UK that is involved in all aspects of badger protection.

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

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

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

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

Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary
Based in St. Pauls, North Carolina, Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary looks after blind cats, cats with leukaemia and cats that have FIV+.

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.

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

Bransby Horses
Bransby Horses cares for rescued horses, donkeys and mules. This Lincolnshire-based charity was founded in 1968 by Peter Hunt.

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. 

Butterfly Conservation
Saving butterflies, moths, and their habitats.

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)
We are a non-profit membership-based conservation organization, and we remain the only national non-profit organization devoted exclusively to protecting Canada's wilderness heritage.

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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.

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

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. 

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.

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.

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
Working internationally to save the mountain gorilla from extinction.

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

The Donkey Sanctuary - UK
The Donkey Sanctuary - Ireland
The Donkey Sanctuary - Cyprus
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.

Earth Share Online
Earth Share is a nationwide network of the country’s (USA) most respected and responsible non-profit environmental and conservation organizations, working together to promote environmental awareness and philanthropy through charitable workplace giving.

Elephant Family
Elephant Family supports Asian elephants and other Asian animals, with a focus on living in harmony with humans.

The Elephant Sanctuary
Tennessee-based elephant charity.

The EnviroLink Network is a non-profit organization which has been providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991.

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 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. 

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.

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

The Giraffe Conservation Foundation
The Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) focuses on the conservation of giraffes in Africa.


Koko The Gorilla

The Gorilla
Gorillas saved and cared for.

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

Greenpeace International Homepage
Environmental matters tackled from around the globe, and details of campaigns you can take part in.

Search for eco-friendly products.

Greyhound Trust
Helping retired greyhounds.

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.

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.

International Aid for Korean Animals
Dedicated to promoting animal welfare and protection in South Korea.

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

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 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.

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. 

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

LAP Lifelong Animal Protection Charity
Helping companion animals find good homes in Hong Kong.

Marine Connection
The Marine Connection is an international London based charity committed to the care and protection of dolphins and whales.

Marley's Mutts
Based in California, their slogan is “rescued dogs rescuing people”. All breeds, all creeds welcome.
Hard-hitting veggie site.

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
Sheltering and protecting primates from abuse.

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

Naturewatch Foundation
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.

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

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

Red Sea Spinner Dolphin - Photo gallery  
Images of Wild Dolphins in the Red Sea 

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 (PAWS)
Pacific Northwest (USA) based animal advocacy and direct care organisation.

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

Leading British animal welfare organisation.

Safe Haven for Donkeys
A charity that helps working donkeys in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

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.

Save the Orangutan
 Save the Orangutan is an organization that tries to save orangutans from extinction.

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.

Secret World Wildlife Rescue
Secret World Wildlife Rescue rehabilitates and releases rescued orphaned, sick and injured wildlife in the UK.

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

Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
One of the oldest wildlife charities in Africa, the SWT is based in Kenya and helps animals such as elephants and rhinos.

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

Sierra Club Home Page
U.S.-based pro-environmental organisation. Founded in 1892.

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

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

SPANA is a charity that improves the welfare of working animals.

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

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.

Trees for Life - Restoring the Caledonian Forest in the Highlands of Scotland
Dedicated to the regeneration and restoration of a Scottish wild forest.

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.

The Water Page
A resource guide to hydroelectricity.

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

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

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Whipsnade Zoo
One of Europe's largest wildlife conservation parks.

Whispering Willows Senior Dog Sanctuary
Based in Hickory County, Missouri, WWSDS is a sanctuary offering care, love and shelter for canine seniors.

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

Wildlife Orphanage
A British charity in the York area that helps rescue and rehabilitate wild mammals and birds.

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

The Woodland Trust
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2022, the Woodland Trust is a widely respected UK woodland conservation charity that helps wildlife and plants alike.

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
Vegan friendly animal sanctuary based in New York State. The peace symbol is apt as you may remember a famous music festival from there.

World Horse Welfare
An international  horse charity that promotes compassion to horses around the world.

World Wildlife Fund
Saving endangered fauna and flora worldwide.

World Animal Protection (formerly WSPA)
Sticking up for ill-treated animals worldwide.

ZSL: London Zoo
Has a captive breeding programme, which tries to put animals back into their native wild environment.

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