Animal welfare issues deal with various aspects of humane treatment and the wellbeing of individual animals.

This category lists sites devoted to animal welfare issues.

Sites should be submitted to the appropriate subcategory when applicable.

Animal welfare organizations should be submitted to Animal Welfare. There is a separate category for animal Rescues and Shelters -- please submit accordingly.

Sites about species conservation should be submitted to Society/Issues/Environment/Conservation_and_Endangered_Species.

Please submit the site''s main URL and include a brief objective description of the features and content of the site, without hype.

This category is about the issues involved in using animals for: Drug and other testing Education (including dissection) Research Animal Rights and Animal Welfare positions are both in evidence. Most sites subscribe to one of the following: Total and immediate banning of all animal use The Three R's: Refinement, Reduction, Replacement PR sites to gain public support for animal testing

Please submit to the appropriate subcategory when applicable.

All organizations should submit to ''Organizations''.

This category is for sites on animal rights.

The difference between the Animal Welfare and Animal Rights movements are that the former criticizes cruelty but does not see meat-production, fishing, dairy farming or egg production, for example, as needless. Animal Rights, in contrast, asserts that animals are not merely subjects to be treated and disposed of at our whim, but that they are sentient creatures and deserve to live lives free from mental and emotional suffering as much as possible. Closely related philosophies surround vegetarianism and veganism.

Sites should be submitted to the appropriate subcategory when applicable.

Sites on Vegetarianism or Veganism should submit to those categories.

Please submit the site''s main URL and include a brief objective description of the features and content of the site, without any hype.

This category lists directories devoted to animal welfare issues.

Websites submitted here must be animal welfare directory issue related and in English. Sites in other languages should be submitted to the appropriate World subcategory.

Animal welfare organizations should be submitted to Society/Organizations/Animal Welfare. There is a separate category for animal Rescues and Shelters -- please submit accordingly.

Sites about species conservation should be submitted to Conservation_and_Endangered_Species.

Sites addressing the welfare of animals used in entertainment: their living conditions and transport. These include animals used in racing, circuses, rodeos, zoos and aquariums.
Sites addressing livestock welfare in farming: living conditions, feed, animal transport and slaughter. These include animals used for meat, eggs, wool, fur and leather.
Check the ''See Also'' links in case your site might fit better somewhere else. :-)
This category lists sites related to legal aspects of animal welfare and rights, including cases and materials, legal watch groups, analysis, related books and resources.
This category lists personal webpages devoted to animal welfare issues.

Animal welfare organizations should be submitted to Society/Organizations/Animal Welfare. There is a separate category for animal Rescues and Shelters -- please submit accordingly.

Sites about species conservation should be submitted to Conservation_and_Endangered_Species.

Websites about animal welfare issues related to companion animals or pets.
This is the Pets subcategory of Society: Issues: Animal Welfare.

Pet breeders sites and sites about pets do not belong here. Please find an appropriate subcategory at Recreation: Pets.

Please submit only sites that deal in some way with welfare issues associated with the use, care and management of horses.

Sites dealing mainly with horse rescue and rehabilitation should be listed in Society: Organisations: Animal Welfare: Rescues and Shelters: Horses

This category is for webrings concerning animal welfare issues including the treatment and wellbeing of individual animals.

Websites submitted here must be animal welfare webring and in English. Sites in other languages should be submitted to the appropriate World subcategory.

This category lists webrings devoted to animal welfare issues.

Animal welfare organizations should be submitted to Society/Organizations/Animal Welfare. There is a separate category for animal Rescues and Shelters -- please submit accordingly.

Please submit the site''s main URL and include a brief description of the features and content of the site.