Related Links

Vashon-Maury Island Animal Services


Regional Farm Animal Shelters

National and International Farm Animal Organizations

  • AnimalConcerns.org. This website is an online community for people concerned about the welfare and rights of animals. It provides links to thousands of online animal rights and welfare resources.
  • Best Friends Animal Society. While this Utah facility concentrates primarily on dogs and cats, it has been instrumental in the rescue and rehabilitation of many farm animals across the nation.
  • Compassion in World Farming
  • FARM (Farm Animal Reform Movement). FARM is THE place to learn about veganism, Meatout Mondays, and nationwide action campaigns. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, FARM concentrates on the links among animals, health, hunger and environment. Check out the slaughter counter in the lower right corner of the FARM homepage.
  • Farm Sanctuary. With two locations (New York and California) and a strong national presence, Farm Sanctuary is one of the largest national organizations to actively rescue and house farm animals, and to educate the public on the evils of factory farming and a meat-based diet. See the related Factory Farming.com for reliable information on diet, legislation, educational resources, and rescue.
  • Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary. Located in Oregon, Lighthouse provides assistance to farm animals in need.
  • Farm Animal Rescue Sanctuary. Based in Warwickshire, England, this is an animal sanctuary with more than 650 farm animals.
  • Free From Harm This organization is for the "Vegan and Closet Vegan in Us All." While its focus is on supporting veganism, it covers a wide range of related topics.
  • PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). The most famous (and to some infamous) in-your-face animal rights activist group in the United States, PETA has become a powerful lobbying force for animal rights.

Animal Law

  • Animal Law Offices of Adam P. Karp, J.D., M.S.
    This site includes descriptions and explanations of animal laws, news clippings concerning animal legal cases, and extensive links related to Animal Law; Attorney Karp teaches Animal Law at the University of Washington Law School.
  • VegLaw.com
    This is an informational site for news and links related to Animal Law.