Question 93: What organizations can I join to support AR?

There are hundreds of AR-related organizations scattered around the
globe. In addition, there are many vegetarian and vegan groups. This
FAQ is already too long to list all of these groups. This FAQ gives only
AR-related groups in the United States and the United Kingdom. Later
editions of the FAQ may cover other countries. For a full listing of
vegetarian and vegan groups worldwide, refer to the excellent FAQs
maintained by Michael Traub (Internet address
The following data on US organizations comes from the book:
"The Animal Rights Handbook", Berkley Books, New York, 1993, ISBN 0-425-13762-7.

U N I T E D   S T A T E S

Alliance for Animals
P.O. Box 909, Boston, MA 02103

American Humane Association
63 Inverness Drive East, Englewood, CO 80112-5117

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128

Animal Allies, P.O. Box 35063
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Animal Liberation Network
P.O. Box 983, Hunt Valley, MD 21030

Animal Protection Institute of America
P.O. Box 22505, Sacramento,
CA 95822

Animal Rights Mobilization
P.O. Box 1553, Williamsport, PA 17703

Animal Welfare Institute
P.O. Box 3650, Washington, DC 20007

Citizens to End Animal Suffering and Exploitation (CEASE)
P.O. Box 27, Cambridge, MA 02238

Defenders of Animals
P. O. Box 5634, Weybosset Hill Station,
Providence, RI 02903, (401) 738-3710

Doris Day Animal League (DDAL)
227 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20002

Focus on Animals
P.O. Box 150, Trumbull, CT 06611

Friends of Animals
P.O. Box 1244, Norwalk, CT 06856

The Fund for Animals
200 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019

Humane Society of the United States
2100 L St., NW, Washington, DC 20037

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
P.O. Box 42516, Washington, DC 20015-0516

World Society for the Protection of Animals
29 Perkins St., P.O. Box 190, Boston, MA 02130


The Anti-Cruelty Society
157 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60616

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA),
350 S. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130

Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
15305 44th Ave. W,
P.O. Box 1037, Lynnwood, WA 98046

San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SFSPCA),
2500 16th St., San Francisco, CA 94103


Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting
P.O. Box 44, Tomkins Cove, NY 10986

Performing Animal Welfare Society
11435 Simmerhorn Rd., Galt, CA 95632


Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT)
P.O. Box 14599, Chicago, IL 60614

Farm Animals Reform Movement (FARM)
10101 Ashburton Lane, Bethesda, MD 20817

Farm Sanctuary
PO Box 150, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Humane Farming Association
1550 California Street, Suite 6, San Francisco, CA 94109

United Animal Defenders
Inc., P.O. Box 33086, Cleveland, OH 44133

United Poultry Concerns
PO Box 59367, Potomac, MD 20889


Alternatives to Animals
P.O. Box 7177, San Jose, CA 95150

American Anti-Vivisection Society
801 Old York Rd., Suite 204, Jenkintown, PA 19046

In Defense of Animals
21 Tamal Vista Blvd., No. 140, Corte Madera, CA 94925

Last Chance for Animals
18653 Venture Blvd., No. 356, Tarzana, CA 91356

National Anti-Vivisection Society
53 W.Jackson Blvd., Suite 1550, Chicago, IL 60604

New England Anti-Vivisection Society
333 Washington St., Boston, MA 02135


Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF)
1363 Lincoln Ave., San Raphael, CA 94901

Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights
15 Dutch St., Suite 500-A, New York, NY 10038

National Association of Nurses Against Vivisection
P.O. Box 42110, Washington, DC 20015

Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine
P.O. Box 6322, Washington, DC 20015

Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
P.O. Box 1297, Washington Grove, MD 20880-1297

Scientists Center for Animal Welfare
4805 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814

Scientists Group for Reform of Animal Experimentation
147-01 3rd Ave., Whitestone, NY 11357


Committee for Humane Legislation
30 Haviland, South Norwalk, CT 06856

The National Alliance for Animal Legislation
P.O. Box 75116, Washington, DC 20013-5116

United Action for Animals, 205 E. 42nd St., New York, NY 10017


American Cetacean Society
P.O. Box 2639, San Pedro, CA 90731

Center for Marine Conservation
1725 DeSales St., NW, Washington, DC 20036

P.O. Box 3720, 1436 U St., NW, Washington, DC 20007

Marine Mammal Fund
Fort Mason Center, Bldg. E, San Francisco, CA 94123


Defenders of Wildlife
1244 19th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036

Earth Island Institute
300 Broadway, Suite 28, San Francisco, CA 94133

International Fund for Animal Welfare
P.O. Box 193, Yarmouth Port,
MA 02675

Rainforest Action Network
301 Broadway, Suite A, San Francisco, CA 94133

Wildlife Information Center, Inc., 629 Green St., Allentown, PA 18102


American Horse Protection Association
1000 29th St., NW, Suite T100, Washington DC 20007

Bat Conservation International
P.O., Box 162603, Austin, TX 78716

The Beaver Defenders
Unexpected Wildlife Refuge, Inc., Newfield, NJ 08344

Friends of the Sea Otter
P.O. Box 221220, Carmel, CA 93922

Greyhound Friends
167 Saddle Hill Rd., Hopkinton, MA 01748

International Primate Protection League
P.O. Box 766, Summerville,
SC 29484

Mountain Lion Preservation Foundation
P.O. Box 1896, Sacramento, CA 95809

Primarily Primates, P.O. Box 15306, San Antonio, TX 78212

Save the Manatee Club
500 N. Maitland Ave., Suite 210, Maitland, FL 32751


Feminists for Animal Rights
P.O. Box 16425, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

International Network for Religion and Animals
P.O. Box 1335, North Wales, PA 19454

Jews for Animal Rights
255 Humphrey St., Marblehead, MA 01945

Student Action Corps for Animals (SACA)
P.O. Box 15588, Washington, DC 20003-0588

U N I T E D   K I N G D O M

Animal Aid
7 Castle Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1BH, UK

Animal Concern
62 Old Dumbarton road, Glasgow G3 8RE, UK

Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group
Box BM 1160, London WC1N 3XX, UK

Animal Research Kills
P.O. Box 82, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 1YF, UK

Athene Trust
5a Charles Street, Petersfield, Hants GU32 3EH, UK

Beauty Without Cruelty
57 King Henry's Walk, London N1 4NH, UK

Blue Cross Field Centre
Home Close Farm, Shilton Road, Burford,
Oxfordshire OX18 4PF, UK

Born Free Foundation
Cherry Tree Cottage, Coldharbour, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6HA, UK

British Hedgehog Preservation Society
Knowbury House, Knowbury, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 3LQ, UK

British Trust For Ornithology
The Nunnery, Nunnery Place, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2PU, UK

British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection
16a Crane Grove, Islington, London N7 8LB, UK

Campaign for the Abolition of Angling
BM Fish, London, WC1N 3XX, UK

Campaign for the Advancement of Ruesch's Expose
23 Dunster Gardens, London NW6 7NG, UK

Campaign to End Fraudulent Medical Research
P.O. Box 302, London N8 9HD, UK

Cat's Protection League
17 King's Road, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 5PN, UK

P.O. Box 338, London E8 2AL, UK

Disabled Against Animal Research and Exploitation
P.O. Box 8, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 4QR, UK

Donkey Sanctuary
Slade House Farm, Salcombe Regis, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU

Dr. Hadwen Trust for Humane Research
6c Brand Street, Hitchin,
Hertfortshire SG5 1HX, UK

Earthkind, Humane Education Centre
Bounds Green Road, London N22 4EU, UK

Elefriends, Cherry Tree Cottage
Coldharbour, NR Dorking, Surrey RH5 6HA, UK

Environmental Investigation Agency
2 Pear Tree Court, London EC1R 0DS, UK

Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments
Eastgate House, 34 Stoney Street, Nottingham NG1 1NB, UK

Green Party Animal Rights Working Party
23 Highfield South, Rock Ferry, Wirral L42 4NA, UK

Horses and Ponies Protection Association
Happa House, 64 Station Road, Padiham, N. Burnley,
Lancashire BB12 8EF, UK

Humane Research Trust
Brook House, 29 Bramhall Lane South, Bramhall,
Stockport, Cheshire SK7 2DN, UK

Hunt Saboteurs Association
P.O. Box 1, Carlton, Nottingham NG4 2JY, UK

International Association Against Painful Experiments on Animals,
P.O. Box 215, St Albans, Herts AL3 4PU, UK

International Primate Protection League
116 Judd Street, London WC1H 9NS, UK

League Against Cruel Sports
83-87 Union Street, London SE1 1SG, UK

International League of Doctors for the Abolition of Vivisection,
UK Office, Lynmouth, Devon EX35 6EE, UK

National Anti-Vivisection Society
Ravenside, 261 Goldhawk Road, London W12 9PE, UK

National Canine Defence League
1 Pratt Mews, London NW1 0AD, UK

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
P.O. Box 3169, London NW6 2QF, UK

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL, UK

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Causeway, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1HG, UK

Student Campaign For Animal Rights
P.O. Box 155, Manchester M60 1FT, UK

Teachers For Animal Rights
29 Lynwood Road. London SW17 8SB, UK

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
19A James Street, Bath, Avon BA1 2BT, UK

Cherry Tree Cottage, Coldharbour, Dorking, Surrey CR0 2TF, UK

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