Animal charities protect, defend and provide needed services to domestic and wild animals. These organizations preserve wildlife habitats and protect endangered species, and seek ways to sustain and promote those habitats and species over time. We classify Animal charities into three Causes:
|Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services (301)
Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services charities include humane societies and veterinary services; no-kill shelters, organizations protecting animals from cruelty, exploitation and other abuses; and groups providing animal training and specialty services, such as groups training guide dogs.
|Wildlife Conservation (87)
Wildlife Conservation charities include fish, wildlife and bird refuges and sanctuaries, as well as groups researching wildlife protection and conservation around the globe.
|Zoos and Aquariums (72)
Charities classified as Zoos and Aquariums are charities which operate zoos, aquariums and zoological societies in communities throughout the country.