DOG, BULL, & COCK FIGHTING
There are many reasons to be disgusted by and oppose the issues brought up on this page. The cruelty to the animals involved is the obvious factor, but there are also many other reasons such as safety to children, other companion animals and a degrading of the communities and neighborhoods involved.
The Pitbull is the most exploited "fighting" dog...
(photo: The Anti- Cruelty Society)
The organizations linked here mostly involve anti dog fighting, bull or other animal fighting issues as well as some other relateded topics.
Ecodefense.com opposes all types of cruelty to animals.
KEY ORGANIZATIONS IN THE FIGHT:
Here are a few organizations and individuals involved in anti dog fighting and animal cruelty issues.
THE ANTI-CRUELTY SOCIETY-
510 N. LaSalle,
Chicago, IL 60610
Tel: (312) 644-8338
See this excellent and long established society's page regarding dog fighting. You'll find out the specifics of the horrors of the dog fighting industry, the people, animals, and suffering involved, and the communities in which it is prevalent. One page among many dog and cat related subjects.
501 Front St., Norfolk, VA 23510, (757)-622-PETA
PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS- their name says it all...
One of the more prominent and effective activist organizations covering a broad
spectrum of animal right issues. Anti- fur, laboratory testing issues, pet abuse,
IN DEFENSE OF ANIMALS (IDA)-
131 Camino Alto
Mill Valley, CA 94941, (415) 388- 9641
Fax: (415) 388- 0388
"Working to protect the rights, welfare, and habitats for animals."
A powerful, highly influential and effective animals rights organization covering a variety of different issues.
There are many internet sites out there interested in supporting sustainable policies for co-existence of all species and ecosystems:
Science and technology site with excellent section on the environment.
INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR ANIMAL WELFARE (IFAW)
(Direct quote from their site section "What we Do")
Ifaws mission is to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protection wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress. We seek to motivate the public to prevent cruelty to animals and to promote animal welfare and conservation policies that advance the well-being of both animals and people.
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