Organisations







The Vegan Lifestyle Association is:
A not-for-profit organisation, 100% committed to saving lives and saving our planet. Achieved through proactive education on the multiple benefits of a vegan lifestyle and supporting all those who wish to try it. It is FREE to join and members have fantastic benefits.




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NB Mention of these organisations below does not necessarily mean that I endorse them or their activities - this listing is purely for your information.









Teen VGN   http://www.teenvgn.com/
We are a "not for profit" organisation and our mission is to offer a safe and secure network for young Vegetarians and Vegans. We aim to provide value to our Members by giving them the opportunity to speak out, generate creative ideas and build them up to become enthusiastic advocates for the animals. Our long term goal is to become a universally recognized network, so that we may collaborate with others to make the world a better place for the animals. - TeenVGN HQ








ANIMAL WELFARE AND RIGHTS CAMPAIGNING

PETA  http://www.peta.org.uk/
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Foundation is a UK-based charity dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. PETA works through public education, research, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement and protest campaigns.

ANIMAL RIGHTS UK  http://animalrightsuk.org/about.html
Our mission is now to help the animal rights movement in the UK in any way possible. This includes publicity, legal advice, web design. leaflet design, online advice and so much more!

COMPASSION IN WORLD FARMING  http://www.ciwf.org.uk/
Compassion in World Farming was founded over 40 years ago in 1967 by a British farmer who became horrified by the development of modern, intensive factory farming.
Today we campaign peacefully to end all cruel factory farming practices. We believe that the biggest cause of cruelty on the planet deserves a focused, specialised approach – so we only work on farm animal welfare.

THE NATIONAL ANIMAL WELFARE TRUST  http://www.nawt.org.uk/headquarters/about.asp
We are working towards a future where no animal is refused help.  Where every animal entering our care is found a suitable and loving home and whilst in our care all animals are looked after in line with our values. Our Mission is to be one of the leading animal welfare and re-homing charities for the care and rehabilitation of animals. The fundamental principle of our approach to animal welfare is that no healthy animal will be destroyed.

LEAGUE AGAINST CRUEL SPORTS  http://www.league.org.uk/
The League is a charity that brings together people who want to stop cruelty to animals in the name of sport. Established in 1924, we successfully use lawful investigations, campaigning and lobbying to make a difference in the UK and around the world.

RSPCA  http://www.rspca.org.uk/home
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - the UK's largest animal welfare charity. We rescue, rehabilitate and rehome hundreds of thousands of animals each year in England and Wales. We offer advice on caring for all animals and campaign to change laws that will protect them, which we will enforce through prosecution. Our work relies on your support, so get involved or donate today. You can make a difference.

WSPA  http://www.wspa.org.uk/
Our vision: a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty has ended.
The World Society for the Protection of Animals exists to tackle animal cruelty across the globe. We work directly with animals and with the people and organisations that can ensure animals are treated with respect and compassion.

EUROGROUP FOR ANIMALS  http://eurogroupforanimals.org/
Eurogroup for Animals is the leading voice for animal welfare at European Union level providing a voice for the billions of animals kept in laboratories, farms and homes or living in the wild.

INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR ANIMAL WELFARE  http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom
Founded in 1969, the International Fund for Animal Welfare saves individual animals, animal populations and habitats all over the world. With projects in more than 40 countries, IFAW provides hands-on assistance to animals in need, whether it's dogs and cats, wildlife and livestock, or rescuing animals in the wake of disasters. We also advocate saving populations from cruelty and depletion, such as our campaign to end commercial whaling and seal hunts.

NETWORK FOR ANIMALS  http://www.networkforanimals.org/
Network for Animals is a leading force against animal cruelty globally, representing tens of thousands of members in the United Kingdom and around the world. We are a voice for all people who want to make a difference for the animals that share our world. Through investigations, public education and government outreach, we are achieving landmark victories for animals.

ANIMAL EQUALITY  http://www.animalequality.net/
Animal Equality is an international non-profit organisation dedicated to achieving equal consideration and respect for animals and promotes a vegan lifestyle. We are currently active in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, Venezuela and India.Animal Equality works to raise public awareness of the suffering and death of animals in our society. We reject all animal use, and work to show society that a real, meaningful difference is within our hands. Each of us can make influencing decisions which can literally save lives. We encourage the public to adopt a vegan lifestyle as a moral standpoint that encompasses the rejection of the use of other animals for food, entertainment, clothing, experiments or for any other purposes.

ONEKIND  http://www.onekind.org/
OneKind, formerly Advocates for Animals, is a UK-based animal charity that is behind the most radical reinvention of the animal movement in the last century. We are creating a paradigm shift in how animal welfare and protection is perceived and delivered. Our intention is to create a movement of people who live an animal-friendly lifestyle as the mainstream; in the same way that green living and recycling or Fairtrade are now mainstream lifestyle choices for millions of people.

CAPTIVE ANIMALS PROTECTION SOCIETY  http://www.captiveanimals.org/
The Captive Animals’ Protection Society (CAPS) is a UK-based charity leading the campaign to end the use of animals in entertainment.
Through a combination of undercover investigations, research, campaigns, political lobbying and education, CAPS aims to stop the exploitation of animals in entertainment, particularly in circuses, zoos and the exotic pet trade.

ACTION FOR ANIMALS  http://afa-online.org/
AFA operates under the simple principle that animals do not exist for humans to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. We promote a Vegan lifestyle. AFA strives to end animal suffering through educational outreach, demonstrations, and media involvement.

COMPASSION OVER KILLING  http://www.cok.net/
Compassion Over Killing (COK) is a national nonprofit animal advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC with an additional office in Los Angeles, CA. Working to end animal abuse since 1995, COK focuses on cruelty to animals in agriculture and promotes vegetarian eating as a way to build a kinder world for all of us, both human and nonhuman.
Since 1995, COK has served as an unwavering force bringing about positive changes for animals and thanks to our many generous supporters, we’ve come a long way in our short history: starting as an all-volunteer high school club and evolving into a national voice for animals.
Despite our small staff and limited budget, COK’s innovative, cost-effective campaigns are having a tremendous impact.




AGAINST ANIMAL TESTING AND EXPERIMENTATION

BUAV  http://www.buav.org/
For over 100 years the BUAV has been campaigning peacefully to create a world where nobody wants or believes we need to experiment on animals. The BUAV is widely respected as an authority on animal testing issues and is frequently called upon by governments, media, corporations and official bodies for its advice or expert opinion.
We work lawfully and professionally, building relationships with MPs, MEPs, business leaders and other decision-makers. We also analyse legislation and sit on decision-making panels around the globe to act as the voice for animals in laboratories.
This site can help you to source cruelty-free products.

THE HUMANE RESEARCH TRUST  http://www.humaneresearch.org.uk/
The Humane Research Trust is a Registered Charity encouraging and supporting new medical research which does not include the use of animals, with the objectives of advancing the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans.
The Trust encourages scientists to develop innovative alternatives to the use of animals and so eliminate the suffering of animals which occurs in medical research and testing; in this and other ways The Trust also fulfils an important role in educating the next generation of researchers.

CRUELTY FREE INTERNATIONAL  http://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/Cruelty Free International is the global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics. We are calling on governments and regulators around the world to introduce a ban on the testing of animals for cosmetic products and ingredients.




WILDLIFE PROTECTION

THE ANIMAL PROTECTION AGENCY  http://www.apa.org.uk/
The Animal Protection Agency (APA) is the UK organisation committed to ceasing the trade in wildlife for pets. Perhaps unbelievably, it is still legal in Britain to sell wild animals captured from other countries. The majority of wild-trapped animals die from the stress and disease that is associated with every stage of their harrowing journey. Next to habitat destruction, collection of animals for the pet trade is the main reason for the decline in many species. Attempts to regulate and control the trade have globally failed. The problem is getting worse, and time is running out! This site contains information on who we are, our current campaigns and how you can help us.

CARE FOR THE WILD INTERNATIONAL  http://www.careforthewild.com/
We work passionately to help secure a world where the needs of wildlife are never an afterthought to the needs for growth, development, profit, sport or greed.We support the rescue of abandoned, injured, and orphaned wildlife, or wildlife that is being kept in inhumane conditions.We protect wildlife by supporting projects as above, by funding and staffing on the ground teams of anti-poaching and de-snaring patrols, as well as funding capital build projects such as new ranger stations in Africa.We defend wildlife through campaigning actively at home and overseas.

BORN FREE  http://www.bornfree.org.uk/
Born Free is not a big anonymous organisation, but a family of like-minded people who share the same goals.  Our work to prevent individual animal suffering, protect threatened species and keep wildlife in the wild sets us apart from the rest.

ANIMAL DEFENDERS INTERNATIONAL  http://www.ad-international.org/adi_home/
ADI campaigns across the globe on animals in entertainment, providing technical advice to governments, securing progressive animal protection legislation, drafting regulations and rescuing animals in distress. ADI has a worldwide reputation for providing video and photographic evidence exposing the behind-the-scenes suffering in industry and supporting this evidence with scientific research on captive wildlife and transport. ADI rescues animals all over the world and educates the public on animals and environmental issues. ADI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the United States.




SANCTUARIES AND SHELTERS


THE DONKEY SANCTUARY  http://www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/
International animal welfare charity, based in the UK, working to protect and care for donkeys and mules.

FAR PLACE ANIMAL RESCUE   http://www.farplace.org.uk/






Farplace is a registered charity in the UK. We specialise in 2 key areas of work: - 1. Animal welfare and rescue of animals, including many animals others turn away. 2. Environmental protection, habitat creation and development. As we do not have kennels, we are very limited in the number of dogs we can take in, but we can often help with other animals. We have many animals available for adoption, including cats, rabbits and ferrets.

FARM SANCTUARY  http://www.farmsanctuary.org/
Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986 to combat the abuses of factory farming and encourage a new awareness and understanding about farm animals. Today, Farm Sanctuary is the nation’s largest and most effective farm animal rescue and protection organization. We have rescued thousands of animals and cared for them at our sanctuaries in Watkins Glen, New York; Northern California (Orland); and the Los Angeles area. At Farm Sanctuary, these animals are our friends, not our food. We educate millions of people about their plight and the effects of factory farming on our health and environment. We advocate for laws and policies to prevent suffering and promote compassion, and we reach out to legislators and businesses to bring about institutional reforms.






















 


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