Animal Welfare Resources

ANIMAL WELFARE RESOURCES

Animal Welfare & Declawing Info

Downloadable Tri-fold Brochure

This three-panel per side brochure can be downloaded and printed on 8.5″ x 11″ paper. The logo of your organization can be added if you wish, but otherwise please do not edit this copyrighted publication of the Paw Project without permission.

Download Paw Project Brochure 8.5×11 [PDF]
(Copyright © 2017 Paw Project – All Rights Reserved)


PawsRack trifold brochure, side A (above)
and side B (below)

Last Chance for Animals (LCA)
http://www.lcanimal.org/

A national organization dedicated to ending animal suffering and exploitation through education, legislation and direct action.

National Humane Education Society (NHES)
http://www.nhes.org/

The National Humane Education Society provides humane education, rescue and relief assistance for animals. Through the Humane Education Department, it provides educational presentations and information services to the public.

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
http://www.aspca.org/

The ASPCA’s mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.

In Defense of Animals (IDA)
http://www.idausa.org/

A national organization dedicated to ending animal cruelty and exploitation wherever it might exist.

Born Free USA
http://www.bornfreeusa.org/

Born Free USA is a national animal advocacy nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Its mission is to advocate for the protection of animals from cruelty and exploitation.

Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
http://www.hsus.org/

HSUS on declawing »

The HSUS is dedicated to creating a world where our relationship with animals is guided by compassion.

Article about the detrimental effects of declawing

JFMS article by Moran

This article (May 2017) by Paw Project Director Dr. Nicole Martell-Moran in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery concluded that declawing can result in long-term phyical and behavioral problems.

Veterinarians Who Don't Declaw
http://wpdevel.pawproject.org/resources/no-declaw-vets-directory/

The Paw Project’s list of veterinarians in the U.S. and Canada who refuse to declaw.


The Paw Project has no direct affiliation with any of the organizations listed above.

 

Animal Advocacy

The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA)
http://www.hsvma.org

The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA) was formed as a home for veterinary professionals who want to engage in direct care programs for animals in need and educate the public and others in the profession about animal welfare issues. The mission of the HSVMA is to protect and advocate for animals while providing leadership and service opportunities that support a humane veterinary profession.

The Cougar Fund
http://www.cougarfund.org

The mission of The Cougar Fund is to protect the cougar throughout the Americas. The Cougar Fund educates the public on the value of cougars in nature and promotes the gathering and application of sound science in their management. By advocating thriving populations of cougars, The Cougar Fund ensures that these beautiful, legendary creatures—known for their grace, independence and incorruptibly wild nature—may exist in ways that enjoy long-lasting public support.

Mutts
http://www.muttscomics.com/

Cartoonist Patrick McDonnell uses his nationally syndicated comic strip to support animal causes, from encouraging pet adoptions in his regularly-appearing Shelter Stories to raising awareness of the plight of endangered animals around the world.

Coalition to Protect and Rescue Pets (CPR Pets)
http://www.cprpets.weebly.com/

Coalition to Protect and Rescue Pets (CPR Pets) is an all-volunteer network of people who believe animals deserve many of the same things people do: a secure home; protection from abuse, neglect and exploitation; and love. CPR Pets formed in Massachusetts 2007.

 

Scratch Prevention Materials

Felix Katnip Tree Company
http://www.felixtreecompany.com/

The Felix Katnip Tree Company has been handcrafting cat scratching posts for over 80 years. “All our posts are handmade using real wood, natural hemp sisal, and certified organic catnip. Our products are preferred by authors, therapists, veterinarians, and cats worldwide.”


The Paw Project has no direct affiliation with any of the organizations listed above.