Appendix (7) - Animal Welfare Organisations in the UK

In 1997 an online directory of animal welfare organisations was established by World Animal Net (WAN) in Boston, USA. It was established to improve the links of communication among animal protection groups. This directory currently represents the largest animal welfare network in the World in which over 3,000 organisations are represented.

In the UK there are over 35 welfare organisations. Of these the largest orgaisation of these is the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)

  • Animal Allsorts
  • Assisi Animal Sanctuary
  • Badger Trust
  • Battersea Dogs and Cats Home (London)
  • Blue Cross
  • Born Free Foundation
  • British Divers Marine Life Rescue
  • British Horse Society
  • Cats Protection
  • Centre for Animals and Social Justice
  • Dogs Trust
  • DSPCA (Dublin)
  • Eurogroup for Animals
  • Farm Animal Welfare Council
  • Hillside Animal Sanctuary
  • The Horse Trust
  • Hounds for Heroes
  • Irish Blue Cross
  • League Against Cruel Sports
  • The Mayhew Animal Home
  • National Animal Welfare Trust
  • National Office of Animal Health
  • National Wildlife Crime Unit
  • Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics
  • People's Dispensary for Sick Animals
  • Redwings Horse Sanctuary
  • Retired Greyhound Trust
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
  • Save Me (animal welfare)
  • Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Screech Owl Sanctuary
  • Swan Sanctuary, Shepperton
  • Thornberry Animal Sanctuary
  • Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary