World Wildlife Fund

WWF’s ultimate goal is to build a future where people live in harmony with nature.


The ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Our mission, as stated by our founder, Henry Bergh, in 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”

Humane Society

Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest and most effective animal protection organization—backed by 11 million Americans, or one in every 28. Established in 1954, The HSUS seeks a humane and sustainable world for all animals—a world that will also benefit people. We are America’s mainstream force against cruelty, exploitation and neglect, as well as the most trusted voice extolling the human-animal bond.

Dog Town (Best Friends Animal Society)

While the television show, “Dog Town” (filmed at the Best Friends Animal Society) has been cancelled, the dog’s still need loving homes. Watch special behind the scenes clips, catch up with the stars, and view photos of adorably adoptable dogs.

Millan Foundation

Started by Cesar Millan, the Millan Foundation was started to create and deliver community humane education programs and promote animal welfare by supporting the rescue, rehabilitation, and re-homing of abused and abandoned dogs. Their vision is to create a life-long healthy relationship between dogs and people.

Wildlife WayStation

Founded in 1976 by wildlife lover and expert Martine Colette, the Wildlife WayStation is a national non-profit, holding rehabilitation, medical and problem solving refuge for native, wild and exotic animals located in the Angeles National Forest, north of the San Fernando Valley It is a safe haven for both native and exotic wildlife and is dedicated to their rescue, rehabilitation and relocation. The Wildlife WayStation is a national non-profit, charitable organization, supported solely through donations, bequests, fundraising events, memberships and animal sponsorship programs.

LIFE Animal Rescue

This mission of L.I.F.E. is to rescue homeless or abandoned dogs and cats and place them in permanent, responsible, and loving homes. L.I.F.E. promotes and practices an aggressive spay/neuter effort to help resolve the pet overpopulation problem. L.I.F.E. is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization relying solely on donations to continue its work.