Login | Join | Write a Review
Add Your Business | Login to the Business Center
What? (e.g. Restaurants or Property Management)
Where? (e.g. Keene, OH or 43828)

Oconto, Wisconsin - Humane Societies search results Premier Listings

Important Terms of Humane Societies

For most people, animal cruelty is one of the most indefensible crimes they can imagine. That's why so many people are more than willing to donate their time and money to their local humane society and animal rescue advocates in an attempt to protect vulnerable creatures. In most big cities, there are multiple organizations working to prevent animal cruelty and advocate for legal reforms that reduce the number of animals that are used in laboratory testing. Volunteering at a humane society, rescue society or shelter can be a very rewarding experience. And most people are pretty surprised when they find out how enjoyable volunteering to work with animals can be. If you're considering volunteering with one of these organizations, here are some terms you should be familiar with.

  • Political Advocacy - Hot button issues like wearing fur and animal testing and experimentation are all heavily regulated. Many animal lovers find that can impact real change by working with elected officials to outlaw practices they feel abuse animals and prevent new abuses from becoming widespread.
  • Rescue Societies - Just about every breed of animal you can think of is served by a rescue group. These groups usually place abused and neglected animals with foster families to help them learn to live with, and trust humans again.
  • Wildlife Management - This is the kind of work that's usually done by government and law enforcement agencies. It most often involves protecting animals in the wild and ensuring that hunters are not abusing the land or animals that live on it.
    Sort By Limit By City Distance
    Fox Valley Humane Society
    N115 Two Mile Rd, Appleton, WI 54914
    (1) Review Write a review
    (920) 733-1717
    User Review: "We emailed over a holiday weekend regarding one of their dogs we found online. Had an email within 24 hours. Went to visit ..."
    Humane Soc
    W8459 Shelter Dr, Iron Mountain, MI 49801
    (1) Review Write a review
    (906) 774-1005
    User Review: "This is the best animal shelter ever!!!! I would definitily adopt from here again!!!"
    Oconto Area Humane Society Inc
    150 S Katch Dr, Oconto, WI 54153
    (920) 835-1738
    Cats Anonymous Inc
    2701 Larsen Rd, Green Bay, WI 54303
    (920) 321-1967
    Door County Humane Society
    3475 Park Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
    (920) 746-1111
    Shawano County Humane Society Inc
    1290 Jaycee Ct, Shawano, WI 54166
    (715) 526-2606
    Chance's Animal Rescue Inc
    2705 S Lake Park Rd, Appleton, WI 54915
    (920) 882-5020
    Lakeshore Humane Society
    1551 N 8th St, Manitowoc, WI 54220
    (920) 684-5401
    Neenah Animal Shelter
    951 County Road G, Neenah, WI 54956
    (920) 722-9544
    Langlade County Humane Society Inc
    2204 Clermont St, Antigo, WI 54409
    (715) 627-4333
    Eastshore Humane Association
    1100 Park St, Chilton, WI 53014
    (920) 849-2390
    Animal Shelter
    1925 Shelter Ct, Oshkosh, WI 54901
    (920) 424-2128
    Forest County Humane Society
    701 Industrial Park Way, Crandon, WI 54520
    (715) 478-2098
    City of Waupaca
    2293 Commercial Dr, Waupaca, WI 54981
    (715) 258-2545
    Dog Pound
    E2011 King Rd, Waupaca, WI 54981
    (715) 258-6929

    Humane societies represent and protect the rights of those who cannot stand up for themselves, including animals and children. Usually, each state or community has a humane society acting as advocates for the underprivileged. Through campaigns, volunteering, and foundations, humane societies fight for laws that help protect others. They may be opposed to animal testing and experimentation, animal cruelty, child abuse, or use of fur in clothing. They may also fight for the protection of wildlife, adoption of children, pet shelter funding, or other issues. Members of a humane society aim to prevent things, like animal and child cruelty, by lobbying for laws. They form fundraisers and foundations to raise money for awareness and programs. Sometimes, they get federal or state funding through grants. Many humane societies feature websites that outline their causes. They primarily focus on wildlife management, pet protection, factory farming, rescue efforts, child welfare and migration, and child abuse and neglect prevention. Some humane societies may focus on one aspect, such as wildlife protection, while others act as advocates for a variety of causes, including animals and children. Humane societies in the United States have provided the country's animals and children with advocacy programs and protection initiatives. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, founded in 1866, was the first organization of its kind in this country. Clearly, many more programs have come into existence to protect certain sub segments of the population. Those looking to volunteer can contact local humane society advocates in their community. These can be found by searching online, in the phone book, or by visiting your local library, town hall, or rescue pet shelters.
    Showing Listings 1 - 15 of 20
      next page  
    Related Categories
    Nearby Cities
    Add your Business
    Stop playing hide and seek. Get found and gain traffic with MagicYellow.com