ASPCA: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Animal Law Coalition
Discussion of a number of topics, including state animal cruelty laws, puppy mills, animal hoarding, animals in entertainment, and farm animal cruelty.
Works to stop animal cruelty and suffering through legislation, administrative agency action, and litigation. ALC offers legal analysis of the difficult and controversial issues relating to animals.
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Animal law; animal protection laws; legislation; veterinary malpractice; and the ALDF Blog.
Animal Welfare Institute (AWI)
“AWI is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1951 to reduce pain and fear inflicted on animals by humans.” Links to Animals in Agriculture, Animals in Laboratories, Government and Legal Affairs, and AWI’s latest publications, provide the latest developments in AWI’s activism.
Humane Society of the United States
Federal and state legislation, action alerts, legislative news, litigation section, and a bill finder search link.
National District Attorneys Association: National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse
The National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse (NCPAA) is a program of the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), created in partnership with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) to educate and train prosecutors….”
A national animal protection organization that researches and tracks incidents of criminal animal cruelty. The site contains numerous links data about animal abuse. Among them: interactive maps allowing the public to view cases of animal abuse in their area; a convicted abuser search link that is used by humane societies, shelters and rescues across the country to search abusers by name; graphical statistics about animal cruelty and those committing it; a listing of all upcoming court dates for criminal animal cruelty cases in the database.