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Species-Centric Sites

Mouse, Rat and Rodent URLs
Dog-Related Sites
Farm and Food Animals
Marine Animals
Other Wildlife

Non-Species-Specific Sites

The Legal Rights of Animals
Animal Welfare Sites
Wildlife, Environment, Ecology, Habitat
Wildlife Rehabber Supplies and Information
Service Animals
Anti-Animal Research / Anti-Vivisection
Travel and Transport
Veterinary Info Sites
WebRings - animal rights & related

Charity Navigator

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Species-Centric Sites

Mouse, Rat and Rodent URLs

RMCA - Rat and Mouse Club of America
Rodent Fancy
The Rat Rescue Association
The Rat Guide - A Layman's Guide to Health, Medication, Care
The Rat Fan Club
The WereRat's Lair
London & Southern Counties Mouse & Rat Club - Varieties of Fancy Mice
For the Love of Rats
The Wererat's Lair
Beach Mouse
A Rogues' Gallery of Marmot Photos and Sounds
Pixel Dreams Groundhog Heaven (Woodchuck Heaven)
Gambian Giant Pouched Rats as Pets
New Jersey Senate votes to repeal rats' rights Mice are a Lot Like Humans
Stanford University's MouseSite
FFF: Rodentia
The "Rats Rule!" Online Discussion Forum
Orkin's Domestic Rodents Info Page
RatBalls - Rats Are People Too!
Ratz R Us - Health and Care
Rat Anatomy Dissection Guide

A Squirrel Place and their FAQ
The Squirrel Board
Jon's World o' Squirrels
Long Live All Squirrels!!!
The Squirrel Sanctuary

Chipmonk Tayles

Rodent WebRings

Rodent Ring of Rats and Nonesuch
Rat Ring

Not really a rodent, but close enough for comfort

Bat World
The BatCam (web cam)

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The Canine Subcommittee - FEMA - Disaster Dogs web site
New Leash on Life Animal Rescue
The Dog Zone / Rescuers
The Dog Rescue Web Ring
San Francisco Bay Area German Shepherd Rescue
German Shepherd Rescue of New England

The Canine Diversity Project
Nuts for Mutts Mixed Breed Annual Dog Show
The Dog Genome Project
Canine Genetics Research (breed-specific and other)
Dog Owner's Guide: Genetic Diseases
AVAR's Guide to Genetic Diseases in Dogs
AKC Online Contents

The Evolution of Dogs
Multiple and Ancient Origins of the Domestic Dog (seminal article in Science vol.276 13 June 1997)
The Wolfdog Resource

Vest-A-Dog - supplying protective vests to police dogs
The Police Dog Home Page
SARDOG - Search and Rescue Dogs of Georgia
Dogs with Jobs - Working Dogs Links

See the Service Animals category below for links for Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs, Therapy Dogs and other Service Dogs.

War Dogs - American's Forgotten Heroes
Vietnam Dog Handlers Association (VDHA) an association for all Veteran War Dog Handlers
War Dogs - U.S Army's use of dogs 1942-Present

Canines of America - World of Dogs and Training's Dog Information Page
The Dog Lovers Bookshop
The Bark - Bark Magazine Online
the Wagging Tail Doggy Day Care Center's Web Cam

Links to sites about Service Dogs are below.

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Alley Cat Rescue
SOCS - Save Our Critters Society
Alley Cat Allies
Blue Bell Foundation
The Feral Cat Coalition
Safe Haven for Cats
Shop Cat (good links page)
The Cat Cabinet (a museum of cat art)

Declawing Cats: Issues & Alternatives

Tiger Haven - Rescue and Sanctuary for Large Cats
1237 East Weisgarber Road, P.O. Box 50550, Knoxville, TN 37950-0550

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The Audubon Society
Audubon and His Art
The Birds of Central Park
The Birds of Britain Bird Guide
The RSPB - The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Bird Forum
The Institute for Bird Populations
Pigeon Populations (Patuxent Wildlife Research Center)
Cornell University's Project Pigeon Watch project
What's So Special About Pigeons
UPC - United Poultry Concerns (Machipongo, VA)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's List of City Bird Hazards
The Lily Sanctuary - Parrot Rescue
Angel Wings Waterfowl Rescue
Mickaboo Cockatiel Rescue A Web Site About the Wild Parrots of Brooklyn

Pigeon Talk's "I found a baby pigeon." and "Emergency Care" pages
Pigeon Recovery Stuff to do and know if you find and want to help a pigeon in trouble
NYCPRC - New York City Pigeon Rescue Central
AWDRA - The American White Dove Rescue Association
The Pigeon Resource Directory
The Pigeon Cote
The Pigeon Cote's Pigeon Club Locater
Pigeon Place - A Permanent Home for Unreleasable Pigeons
Photos of Fancy Pigeon Breeds Tanveer Lofts, India
Fancy Pigeon Links
Pigeon Lofts in the Netherlands
NASA's "Amelia the Pigeon" Adventure

The International Dove Society
The American Dove Association

The Raptor Trust
The Owl Emergency Page
The Owl's Roost
Pale Male, the New York Hawk's website
Downtown New York Falcons
Hawks, Eagles, and Falcons of North Dakota
RIS - The USGS (US Geological Survey) Raptor Information System
The Alaska Bird Observatory

When a Hummingbird Needs Help Database and Links
Starling Talk
Pet Starlings Discussion Group and their amazing starlings page
Africa Nature (about African gray parrots)
The African Bird Club
DuckData (American Waterfowl bibliographical data)
Too Lady's Bird Links Page

The Avian Nervous System: Brain & Senses
How Birds Fly
Bird Songs (songs and calls of 550 N. American birds)
Laura Erickson's For the Birds

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Ferret Central

Farm and Food Animals

The Farm Sanctuary (Watkins Glen, NY)
FARM - Farm Animal Reform Movement (Bethesda, MD)
Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary
Grateful Acres Animal Sanctuary (Otsego, MI)
Lollypop Farm Humane Society, Rochester, NY (animals to adopt)
HFA - the Humane Farming Association (San Raphael, CA)
UPC - United Poultry Concerns (Machipongo, VA)
The Duchess Fund (pet pot-bellied pigs)
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The International Fund for Horses
Habitat for Horses
Lifesavers - Wild Horse Rescue
Institute for Range and the American Mustang and Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary
information on natural care for horses
International Society for the Protection of Mustangs
International Generic Horse Association (IGHA) & Horse Aid Home Page
US Government Bureau of Land Management's Wild Horse and Burro Program
Hooved Animal Humane Society
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation
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Monkeys in the News
The Jane Goodall Institute
The Gorilla Foundation
The Chimpanzee Collaboratory
The Grungy Ape Site (includes a link to the "Save-A-Primate" webring)
Mindy's Memory Primate Sanctuary
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Iguana RAIN - The Iguana Rescue, Adoption and Information Network

The New York Turtle and Tortoise Society - USA Contact Info
Turtle Rescue USA

Marine Animals

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center (MMSC)
The Center for Marine Conservation
Cetacean Society International (CSI)
The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
the Orca Conservancy
the Orca Network
NRDC's Marine Wildlife Page (National Resources Defense Council)
The Earth Island Institute
the Center For Whale Research
NY4Whales (New York for Whales)
IFAW's "Stop Whaling" page
Sea Shepherd International

Interspecies Communication (marine mammal music)
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Other Wildlife

Grizzly Bay Grizzly bear behavior, anatomy, and intelligence
The World Wide Raccoon Web

Austrialia's Ferals

The Elephant Sanctuary
Elephant Voices
Elephants in War (The "Elephant Lord" Homepage by John M. Kistler)

Bat World
The Austin Bat Hospital Bat Rehabber Links

The Oakland Zoo's Animals A-thorugh-Z

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Non-Species-Specific Sites

The Legal Rights of Animals

The Animal Protection Institute's page listing anti-cruelty statutes for all US states.
(Scroll down for long state-by-state alphbetical list.)

The Animal Rights Law Center of Rutgers Law School
The Animal Legal & Historical Web Center at Michigan State Univ. College of Law
The International Institute for Animal Law
ALC - The Animal Law Center
Univ. of California's Library of Animal Rights Concerns
NYCACC's Guide to Animals and the Law (from the NY Center for Animal Care and Control)
ASPCA's Printable Humane Law Wallet Cards for Each US State.

The Endangered Species Act of 1973
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918

The Animal Legal Defense Fund

The ALDF Animal Cruelty ActionLine - to report animal cruelty cases in your community
telephone (800) 555-6517 or contact the ALDF ActionLine by by email

Society for Animal Protective Legislation (a good history of US animal rights legislation)
Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights
Animal Rights Resource Site
ARRS's links page
Envirolink--Hosted Animal Rights Home Pages
Doris Day Animal League's Legal Resources Download Page

Federal Animal Welfare Act and Regulations
Texas Humane Legislation Network
New York State Animal Cruelty Laws
The Manual of Animal Rights (counter-arguments to use with opponents of animal rights)
If IBM is a Person, Why Isn't My Cat?
Declaration of the No Kill Movement

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Animal Welfare Sites

ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement email (New York City phone (212) 876-7700, ext. 4450)

Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation
(210) 698-1709 = WRR's 24-hour emergency assistance line for animals in crisis

American Humane Association, Film and TV Unit: protecting animals in film and television
American Humane Association, Animal Protection Division
American Animal Hospital Association (accredidation, inspection)

Animal Rescue: Home Visit Net
National List for requesting or volunteering to conduct pre-placement Home Visits before
sending a rescued animal to a new home.

What You Can Do about Web Sites that Promote Animal Cruelty (HSUS)

Classic Animal Liberation & Vegetarian Literature

The Rescue Clearinghouse - State by state directory of shelters, rescue and humane societies
TAOS - The Association of Sanctuaries
TAOS's list of accredited animal sanctuaries

WSPA - World Society for the Protection of Animals
IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfare
Paws World - Animal Rescue Around the Globe
HSI - Humane Soceity International
The McKee Project in Costa Rica

SAWA - The Society of Animal Welfare Administrators

The Animal Welfare Institute Online
America Foundation for Animal Rescue
The US Gov't Animal Welfare Information Center
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
PSYETA - Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
The Animal Consciousness Foundation
The Doris Day Animal League

ASPCA - The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Bide-A-Wee Home Association
New Yorkers for Companion Animals (NYCA)
Suffolk County SPCA
The New Hampshire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
NHSPCA -- Links to other shelters online
Animal Rescue and Shelters Links

Planet Pets Pet Rescue Page
Friends of Animals
Pet Finder: Directory of Homeless Pets (search engine, rescues, adoptions)

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Wildlife, Environment, Ecology, Habitat

ECOS - The Environmental Conservation Online System
The US Geological Survey
The Patuxent Wildlife Research
eNature Online Field Guides
The Center for Marine Conservation
Defenders of Wildlife
The Environmental Defense Fund
EDF's Global Warming Page
The National Wildlife Federation
The National Park Trust
American Rivers
The Natural Resources Defense Council
The World Wildlife Fund
The Rainforest Alliance

Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund
The National Renewable Energy Lab
The Union of Concerned Scientists
Zero Population Growth

The Sustainable Business Network
The Green Marketplace
Earthwise ("natural alternative animal supplies")

Wild Sanctuary - "Home to the largest private archive of natural sound"
The Wildlife Sound Recording Society
The Acoustic Ecology Institute
American Society for Acoustic Ecology
World Forum for Acoustic Ecology
Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Macaulay Library - "The world's largest archive of animal sounds and associated video"

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Wildlife Rehabber Information

Wildlife Rehabilitators by State
Find a Wildlife Rehabber Near You (International)
New York City, State and Tri-State Wildlife Rehabbers's Emergency Resources page
National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA)
International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC)
The Wildlife Rehabilitation Information Directory
The New York State Wildlife Rehabilitation Council
NYSWRC - New York State Wildlife Rehabilitators
Find a Wildlife Rehabilitator in New York State

International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council's Rehabber Training (online courses)
The Wildlife Rehabilitation Information Directory
Wildbooks: The Online Wildlife Bookstore

ACES - Animal Care Equipment and Services

Safe Capture International
Midwest Animal Capture Supplies
Tomahawk Live Traps

Animal Protection Institute (Anti-Hunting)

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Service Animals

Service Animals Sites (annotated)
Animal Assisted Therapy Sites (annotated)
Guide Dog Sites (annotated)
Hearing Dog Sites (annotated)

International Association of Assistance Dog Partners
Psychiatric Service Dogs
Service Dogs Invisible Disabilities
Service Dog Definitions
Dogs in Service
Assistance Dog Laws and Legal Resources's Service Dog Directory
Department of Justice "Commonly Asked Questions About Service Animals in Places of Business"
Service Dog Information
Assistance Dogs Links
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Anti-Animal Research / Anti-Vivisection

Alternatives to Animal Testing
American Anti-Vivisection Society
In Defense of Animals
The Nature of Wellness / SUPRESS
New Scientist Planet Science: Telltale signs of a stressful life (article about animal experiments)
The Futility of Animal Vivisection
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Travel and Transport

Animal Rescue Transport Groups
IPATA (Independent Pet and Animal Transportation Association)
Pet Air
Travel Pets Online Directory to Pet Friendly Lodging Worldwide
Companion Air "The only pet-oriented airline"
Pawsworld's Animal Transport Groups Page
K9Express Dog Transportation Service
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Veterinary Info Sites

PROSAR International Animal Poison Center
"24-hour Poison Hotline staffed by Veterinary Professionals" at 1-651-917-6107

The Animal Medical Center in New York City
Center for Veterinary Medicine of the US Government / FDA

The Merck Veterinary Manual
CVM's Online Library
UNM's Veterinary Formulary
NetVet Veterinary Resources
NetVet Web Searching Web Picks
"Virtual" Veterinary Center - Martindale's Health Science Guide
Animal Diseases and Disorders Links (Karolinska Institutet)

The Exotic Pet Vet.Net (Avian, Primates, Reptiles, Small Animals)
The Exotic Pet Vet's Avian First Aid Kit page

AVAR's Guide to Genetic Diseases in Dogs
"Avian Anatomy" (Exotic Vet.Net)
About Egg Binding

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WebRings - animal rights & related

Stop Cruelty
Pet Rescue
Stray Adoptions

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Animal-Related Media

Animal People News for People who Care about Animals
Dawn Animal World News Media
WatchDog Radio
Pigeon Radio
FIREPAW - The Foundation for Interdisciplinary Research and Education Promoting Animal Welfare

The British Library's Animal Sound Collections online
Bernie Krause's The Wild Sanctuary Nature Sound Archive
The Wildlife Sound Recording Society

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This web page by Laurie Spiegel, on the website, was last updated 10-15-00)