Political Advocacy Groups

A Directory of United States Lobbyists

Animal Rights & Welfare

60th Percentile
American Humane Association
Public Policy Office
2007 N 15th St., Suite 207
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-294-6690
"The mission of American Humane, 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. American Humane envisions a nation where no child or animal will ever be a victim of willful abuse or neglect. As a recognized leader in professional education, training and advocacy, research and evaluation, American Humane joins with other similarly missioned organizations and individuals to make this vision a reality." (http://www.americanhumane.org/
30th Percentile
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
E-Mail: website@aspca.org
424 E 92nd St.
New York, NY 10128-6804
Phone: 212-876-7700
Fax: 212-410-7658
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) exists to promote humane principles, prevent cruelty and alleviate pain, fear and suffering in animals. Founded in 1866, we were the first humane organization established in the Western Hemisphere. We provide national programming and leadership in humane education, public awareness, government affairs and public policy, shelter support, animal medical services, and animal placement.
  Animal Legal Defense Fund
E-Mail: info@aldf.org
127 Fourth St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone: 707-769-7771
Fax: 707-769-0785
"Our mission: To protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system." (http://www.aldf.org)
  Animal Protection Institute
E-Mail: info@api4animals.org
PO Box 22505
Sacramento, CA 95822
Phone: 916-447-3085
Fax: 916-447-3070
"The Animal Protection Institute (API) is a national advocacy nonprofit 501(C)(3) organization, contributions to which are tax-deductible. Founded in 1968, API's mission is to advocate for the protection of animals from cruelty and exploitation."
  Farm Animal Reform Movement
E-Mail: info@farmusa.org
PO Box 30654
Bethesda, MD 20824
Phone: 888-ASK-FARM, 301-530-1737
"FARM (Farm Animal Reform Movement) is a national, tax-exempt, educational organization advocating a plant-based diet and humane treatment of farmed animals through eight grassroots programs." (http://www.farmusa.org/about.htm)
60th Percentile Friends of Animals
2000 P St. NW, Suite 415
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-296-2172
"FoA works to protect animals from cruelty, abuse and institutionalized exploitation. FoA's efforts protect and preserve animals and their habitats around the world. Our goal is to achieve an ethic of respect in people's relations with animals, wild and domestic, at home and abroad." (http://www.friendsofanimals.org/about.htm)
60th Percentile
Fund for Animals
E-Mail: fundinfo@fund.org
200 W 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-246-2096
Fax: 212-246-2633
"While many wildlife advocacy organizations are primarily concerned with endangered species, The Fund for Animals believes that every individual wild animal deserves protection from pain, suffering, and death-whether that animal's species is endangered or thriving..." (http://www.fund.org/about/n5_mission.asp)
30th Percentile
Humane Society of the United States
2100 L St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 202-452-1100
Fax: 202-778-6132
The [HSUS] makes a difference in the lives of animals here at home and worldwide. The HSUS is dedicated to creating a world where our relationship with animals is guided by compassion. We seek a truly humane society in which animals are respected for their intrinsic value, and where the human-animal bond is strong." (http://www.hsus.org/ace/11681/)
60th Percentile In Defense of Animals
E-Mail: ida@idausa.org
131 Camino Alto
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: 415-388-9641
Fax: 415-388-0388
"In Defense of Animals is an international animal protection organization dedicated to ending the exploitation and abuse of animals by raising the status of animals beyond that of mere property, and by defending their rights, welfare and habitat." (http://www.idausa.org/about.html)
10th Percentile National Audubon Society
E-Mail: jbianchi@audubon.org
700 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-979-3000
Fax: 212-979-3188/TD>
"Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitat for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity." (http://www.audubon.org/nas/)
30th Percentile National Wildlife Federation
Washington DC Field Office
1400 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-797-6800
Fax: 202-797-6646
"The National Wildlife Federation is the nation's largest member-supported conservation group, uniting individuals, organizations, businesses and government to protect wildlife, wild places, and the environment." (http://www.nwf.org/about/)
10th Percentile People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (USA)
E-Mail: info@peta.org
501 Front St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-622-7382
Fax: 757-622-0457
"Founded in 1980, PETA is dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. PETA operates under the simple principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment." (http://www.peta.org/about/)
30th Percentile World Wildlife Fund-U.S.
PO Box 97180
Washington, DC 20090-7180
Phone: 202-293-4800, 800-225-5993
Fax: 202-293-9211
"WWF directs its conservation efforts toward three global goals: protecting endangered spaces, saving endangered species, and addressing global threats. From working to save the giant panda, tiger, and rhino to helping establish and manage parks and reserves worldwide, WWF has been a conservation leader for 40 years." (http://www.worldwildlife.org/default2.cfm?sectionid=