RESOURCES

911 Wildlife
911 Wildlife is the only licensed pest control company in Texas that is owned and operated by wildlife rehabilitators. Their mission is to prevent native Texas wildlife from being orphaned, injured, relocated or euthanized by offering humane, effective solutions for homeowners and property managers.

American Humane Association
The mission of the American Humane Association, as a network of individuals and organizations, is to prevent cruelty, abuse, neglect, and exploitation of children and animals and to assure that their interests and well-being are fully, effectively, and humanely guaranteed by an aware and caring society.

Animal Abuse Tracking Information
Monitors and reviews reports of animal cruelty, and provides a database enabling animal adoption agencies to research potential adopters for possible prior abuse history within and across state and national lines (AARDAS)

Animal Control Officer Training Manual (current version)
The Animal Control Officer Training Manual is available through the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). The manual contains a basic course section, plus various state laws relating to animals. The manual is intended as a study guide for students attending a basic training course, as well as a reference manual for those working in the animal welfare fields.

Animal Legal Defense Fund
Since 1979, the Animal Legal Defense Fund™ has led the fight to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.

ALDF | When You Witness Animal Cruelty
Animal Legal Defense Fund – It can be disturbing–and heartbreaking–to witness an act of animal cruelty. Whether it be an acute act of violence or chronic neglect, find out what you can do when you witness animal cruelty.

Animal Protection Information Service
The APIS database contains over 5000 summaries of published articles detailing issues surrounding the use of animals and enforcement of animal protection laws.

Animal Sheltering
AnimalSheltering.org is a program of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s largest animal protection organization – providing guidelines, recommendations, and advice on shelter operations, policies, and procedures.

Animal Sheltering | Rescue Central
Rescue Central, a program of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), is designed to provide all the information rescue groups need to run the most effective and humane organization possible. From the latest money saving tips to expert advice on recruiting and retaining foster homes, Rescue Central has it all.

The Animals Voice
The Animals Voice is an award-winning, independent, networking source of timely information, news, campaigns, boycotts, action alerts, and thought-provoking editorial and compelling photography about animal rights and its defenders.

ASPCA
The ASPCA was founded in 1866 as the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. The Society was formed to alleviate the injustices animals faced then, and they continue to battle cruelty today.

Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society
Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society assists law enforcement, rehabilitates abused and neglected equines, and places them into safe, permanent homes.

Citizens for Animal Protection
Citizens for Animal Protection is an organization which shelters, rescues and places homeless animals for adoption with loving families. CAP advocates respect and compassion for animal life and provides humane education to help prevent cruelty to animals.

Critter Ridder Texas
Critter Ridder is a discreet, efficient and effective wildlife control company in Central Texas. All methods used are humane and eco friendly.

DFW Wildlife Coalition
The mission of the DFW Wildlife Coalition is to reduce, through public outreach and education, the incidence of orphaned or euthanized native wildlife in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.

Docs 4 Dogs – A European Network for Animal Welfare
Dogs4Dogs.org is a registered German charitable non-profit organization working together with domestic and international animal welfare organizations, the media and authorities, independently from political or religious convictions.

Doris Day Animal League
Doris Day Animal League is a nonprofit, national, citizen’s lobbying organization working to improve the humane treatment of animals. In September 2006 we merged with the Humane Society of the United States.

Habitat for Horses
The Habitat for Horses organization provides rescue and rehabilitation, adoptions, sanctuary, equine psychotherapy and therapeutic horseback riding.

Horse Welfare Organizations
Dedicated to bringing together non-profit horse rescue organizations and horse lovers from all over the world!

Houston Humane Society
Mission Statement – The Houston Humane Society is dedicated to, and working towards, ending cruelty, abuse and the overpopulation of animals while providing the highest quality of life to those in our care.

Humane Education for Central Texas, Inc.
Complete animal welfare information for Central Texas.

Humane Society of the United States
We seek to forge a lasting and comprehensive change in human consciousness of and behavior toward all animals in order to prevent animal cruelty, exploitation, and neglect, and to protect wild habitats and the entire community of life.

National Equine Rescue Coalition, Inc.
The National Equine Rescue Coalition was founded as an organization where individuals, rescue groups, equine companies and the racing industry could work together to improve the lives of all equine animals.

Respect A Bull
Respect A Bull is dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing Pit Bulls in Arlington,TX. We strive to educate the public on responsible pet ownership while advocating against the inhumane activity of dog fighting and the unethical practice of back yard breeding.

Saving America’s Mustangs – Help Save America’s Wild Horses
Madeleine Pickens – We can together establish a plan for a wild horse sanctuary for the permanent retirement and care of these magnificent animals that will be a tourist destination similar to our National Parks where Americans and tourists from around the world can come, observe and be a part of this great part of American history.

Society for Protective Animal Legislation
The Society for Animal Protective Legislation was the first non-profit organization formed in the United States specifically dedicated to the passage and promotion of federal, international and local legislation to ensure and protect animal welfare.

Spay/Texas
The mission of SPAY/TEXAS is to end pet overpopulation in Texas by providing area low-cost spay/neuter resources to all Texas pet owners. By working together to spay/neuter all pets and feral cats, we will end pet overpopulation and reduce the killing of unwanted animals in our city or county animal shelters.

Stop Puppy Mills
Behind the friendly facade of the local pet shop, or the neighborhood newspaper ad, there often lies a puppy mill. These dogs receive little or no veterinary care and never see a bed, a treat or a toy. Breeding animals are commonly killed after their fertility wanes, or they’re abandoned or sold to another mill. The annual result of all this breeding is an estimated two to four million puppies, many with behavior and/or health problems.

Texas Federation of Animal Care Societies (TFACS)
Texas Federation of Animal Care Societies where you get the Texas Facts: TFACS provides educational training and resources, legislative efforts and support; TFACS assists animal welfare agencies, advocates and the animals they help; TFACS sponsors programs to promote animal protection and care in the State of Texas.

World Animal Net
World Animal Net is the world’s largest network of animal protection societies with consultative status at the UN. Working to improve the status and welfare of animals with over 3,000 affiliates in more than 100 countries.