Directory of animal rescue web sites mainly in the UK. Grouped by location and animal.
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UK. NATIONAL - INTERNATIONAL
Many 'International' sites also have a UK base or at least an address
for correspondence. They tend to be very big with lots of information
and up to the minute international news about animal and related issues.
MOST OF THESE SITES HAVE LINKS TO THEIR OWN LOCAL CENTRES
- Animals Asia
Foundation http://www.animalsasia.org The section on BEARS
- Animal Defenders International (ADI) www.ad-international.org With offices in London, San Francisco and Bogota, Animal Defenders International (ADI) is a major international campaigning group, lobbying to protect animals in entertainment, replacement of animals in experiments; worldwide traffic in endangered species; education, vegetarianism; factory farming; pollution and conservation. ADI also rescues and relocates animals in distress worldwide. ADI has become a major force for animal protection, and through undercover investigations has secured legal protection and advanced legislative action all over the world to protect animals.
HEALTH TRUST www.aht.org.uk
without Frontiers www.aniweb.org/
An international organisation for animal protection
- Animal Saver http://www.animalsaver.co.uk The animal saver website is designed to actively list registered rescue centres and allow the public to view the animals they have available for re-homing.
- BORN FREE www.bornfree.org.uk
- BLUE CROSS
ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY www.bluecross.org.uk
Trust for Ornithology: www.birdcare.com Census
work. Members record birds
- C.A.R.A.(Coordination of Animal Rescue Agencies): National organisation - based Wales: http://www.cararescue.webs.com: rescuing all animals and encouraging rescues to work together.
- Care for
the Wild, International: www.careforthewild.org.uk
Wildlife charity providing direct and practical aid to animals in distress
anywhere in the world. Good background info and photos. (The Badger
page is v.good) Foster an animal.
- CATS PROTECTION www.cats.org.uk
in World Farming www.ciwf.co.uk
Campaigning to end the factory farming of animals. Details of campaigns
with links. Use this site to look up info about battery hens etc.
- Global Animal Welfare Solutions: International: http://www.gaws.co.uk A consultancy providing advice and training on shelter operations, animal welfare legislation and cruelty investigations.
- Greenleaf Animal Rescue National Organisation: http://www.greenleafanimalrescue.org.uk rescue and rehome animals in urgent need of rescue, particulary those at risk of being put to sleep and dogs on deathrow.
- IFAW The International Fund for Animal Welfare: International Organisation: http://www.ifaw.org: Every day animals are thrown into life-threatening situations. IFAW dramatically improves their chances of survival by making the latest expertise widely available and coordinating vital on-the-ground efforts to save lives and end suffering. Penguin oil spills, whale and dolphin rescue, sanctuaries, and disaster relief.
Animal Rescue: http://www.iar.org.uk
the world to relieve animals in need from suffering and sickness.
- International Otter Survival Fund: Isle of Skye: http://www.otter.org: We specialise in otters and take in animals from all over Scotland and northern England. We can also provide help and advice for people outwith this area.
- MONA-UK: Cambridge,
of a Spanish charity, the Mona Foundation. Our mission is to rescue
primates suffering in captivity throughout Europe. We will rescue all
primates but currently we rescue chimpanzees predominately.
Animal Welfare Trust www.nawt.org.uk Operates
rescue centres for animals and birds. Headquarters in London and Watford.
Also Berkshire, Somerset, Cornwall, Essex.
- National Animal
Rescue Association. Webpage can be found on British Civil Defence Site
Emergency service that operates 24 hours day in mostly hostile and sometimes dangerous environments. Most volunteers who undertake this work are
not involved in welfare matters
HISTORY MUSEUM www.nhm.ac.uk
Raising awareness and understanding of conservation issues facing endangered
orangutans. Very informative and easy to use site.
- PDSA (Peoples
Dispensary for Sick Animals) www.pdsa.org.uk
TRUST FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES www.ptes.org
Society for the Protection of Birds) www.rspb.org.uk
(Royal Society for the Protection of Animals) www.rspca.org.uk
The other side of the RSPCA coin
Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals www.scottishspca.org
- S.E.P.E. : http://www.sepeonline.net:
welfare and educational charity. Horse and donkey rescue.
- UFAW http://www.ufaw.org.uk/
- UK WILDLIFE
Animal Net: worldanimal.netWorlds
largest network of animal protection societies. Links to everything
& Wetlands Centres www.wwt.org.uk
Details of work and location of Wetland Centres.
- WSPA (World
Society for Protection of Animals) www.wspa.org.uk
(The Worldwide Fund for Nature) www.wwf.org