Filmography Discography Animal Welfare Awards and Nominations Television Animal Welfare Doris Day is one of the most-dedicated, hard working and recognized public servants and advocates of animal welfare and animal rights. Long before it was fashionable to have a cause or show compassion, Doris was protecting and defending the animals and the people who loved them. Although very down-to-earth and accessible as a movie star, Doris did once use her superstar status to pull rank to protect the animals.
It has been suggested that Humane society and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals be merged into this article.
Discuss Proposed since October Animal welfare organizations are concerned with the health, safety and psychological wellness of animals. They include animal rescue groups which help individual animals in distress, and others that may help many animals of a kind suffering from some epidemic.
The category is distinct from animal rights groups. Although some groups may belong to both categories, an animal rights group goes beyond the welfare of individual animals to advocate for the rights of animals to be treated in a certain way, such as not to be abused, or used for medical research, sport, food, or clothing.
More comprehensive listings overorganizations[ citation needed ] are available via the World Animal Net directory see external links below. For organizations with Wikipedia pages, see Category: This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.
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Animal rights is the idea in which some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own lives and that their most basic interests—such as the need to avoid suffering—should be afforded the same consideration as similar interests of human beings..
Its advocates oppose the assignment of moral value and fundamental protections on the basis of species membership alone. Animal Welfare. Doris Day is one of the most-dedicated, hard working and recognized public servants and advocates of animal welfare and animal rights.
AWOIP specializes in liability insurance for Animal Shelters, SPCA's, Humane Societies, Animal Rescue Organizations and Wildlife Sanctuaries in York, PA. Humane Society of the US was established in the year with HQ in Washington DC.
It works in all the fifty states of the America and is by far the most effective animal protection society in the nation. It works in two essential areas: Confronting cruelty and Celebrating animals.
We work to elect candidates who support animal protection, lobby for stronger laws to stop animal cruelty, and hold elected officials accountable to humane voters.