Want to learn about the field of animal protection? Check out these resources!
Animal Protection Laws of the U.S. - Compendium of animal-related laws from the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Humane Scorecard - Scoring of U.S. federal legislators from the Humane Society Legislative Fund.
Reporting Animal Cruelty - Guidance from the ASPCA on responding to specific incidents of animal cruelty.
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement - A professional association dedicated to bringing out the best in animal welfare leaders.
World Animal Net - Seeks to improve communication and coordination between international animal protection groups.
Animal Charity Evaluators - Dedicated to identifying and disseminating information about the most effective animal advocacy interventions and charities.
Animal Studies Repository - An open-access collection of academic, archival, and other materials related to various disciplines within the fields of animal studies and animal welfare science curated by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).
Faunalytics (Formerly HumaneSpot.org/Humane Research Council) - Public opinion and behavior research studies on a wide variety of animal protection topics.
FIREPAW - Research studies on companion animal topics.
NCSU Animal Rights & Welfare Archive - North Carolina State University special collection documenting the social, cultural, legislative, political, and intellectual history of animal welfare and animal rights.
Many more helpful resources and timely research into subjects of interest to funders of animal protection programs are available exclusively for members of Animal Grantmakers in the members-only area of the website.