Term Animal Rights Groups
Code TD-1600.0500
Definition Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect domestic and wild animals from cruelty or neglect; and/or which seek to limit or prevent the use of animals for experimental purposes. Also included are organizations that oppose animal trapping, puppy mills, hunting, cockfighting, greyhound racing, the wearing of fur, the use of animals for entertainment and other similar practices.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 3/6/12
Use References Animal Action Groups
Animal Advocacy Groups
Cockfighting Opponents
Fashion Fur Opponents
Fox Hunting Opponents
Humane Farming Groups
Puppy Mill Opponents
Wildlife Rights Groups
See Also References Animal Advocacy Volunteer Opportunities (PX-0500.0100)
Animal Food/Supplies Donation Programs (TI-1800.0700)
Animal Law (FT-0700)
Dog Safety Education (JR-8200.6500-180)
Domestic Animal Services (PD)
Wildlife Appreciation Societies (PS-8200.9500)
Wildlife Conservation (JD-1500.9600)
External Classification Terms Advocacy for Animal Protection and Welfare (UW 5.3.13.02)
Alliance & Advocacy Organizations (D) (NTE D01)
Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other (NPC R01)
Community Services (CAN CM-150)
Family Community Support (ACH H-01)
Individual, Family and Community Support (AIRS IF-330)
Related Concepts Advocacy/Rights Protection
Animals
Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
Comments
Bibliographic References “Political Advocacy Groups: A Directory of United States Lobbyists”, Created and maintained by Kathi Carlisle Fountain | Meriam Library | California State University, Chico, http://www.csuchico.edu/~kfountain/

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