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    Animal Welfare Charities

    Highly rated charities dedicated to advocating and improving the well-being of animals.

    Charity Navigator’s Support Animal Welfare List is an expertly-curated set of highly-rated, US-based charities dedicated to alleviating suffering and providing crucial services for animals, including domestic, farm, and wild species. Trillions of animals endure extensive and often preventable suffering in both farm and wild settings. These organizations tirelessly advocate for and represent the interests of animals, working to end inhumane treatment and enhance the well-being and compassionate care of all sentient beings.


    This list is in partnership with Animal Charity Evaluators.


    Click on the name of each organization to learn more about their mission, programs, and services and consider making a donation via the Giving Basket.


    List of Best Animal Welfare Charities

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