Resources: Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare Institute

“While AWI’s mission is to alleviate suffering of nonhuman animals, the principle followed by AWI of compassion and nonviolence applies to human animals as well as nonhuman animals.” http://www.awionline.org/

Animals & Society Institute

“The Animals and Society Institute is a nonprofit, independent research and educational organization that advances the status of animals in public policy, and promotes the study of human-animal relationships. The ASI seeks to advance institutional change for animals by helping to establish the moral and legal rights fundamental to a just, compassionate and peaceful society. We are an independent think tank as well as a producer of educational resources, publications and events.” This site also includes a list of Human-Animal Studies degree programs.
http://www.animalsandsociety.org/

Center for Animals and Public Policy

“The Center for Animals and Public Policy (CAPP) advances research, policy analysis, education and service pertaining to the important roles animals play in society, and explores the ethical implications of the human-animal relationship.”
http://www.tufts.edu/vet/capp/

The International Society for Anthrozoology

“The International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) was formed in 1991 as a supportive organization for the scientific and scholarly study of human-animal interactions. ISAZ is a nonprofit, nonpolitical organization with a worldwide, multi-disciplinary membership of students, scholars and interested professionals.”
http://isaz.net/index.html