Get Involved (Pets)

Below are numerous different ways to get involved and make a difference for animal welfare for pets.


Local Issues

Momma’s Law: Extreme Weather Protection for Animals Act of 2017

  • Temporary extreme weather protections extended to pets in DC

Help Make Momma’s Law Permanent


When You Witness Animal Cruelty

Animal Legal Defense Fund:  When You Witness Animal Cruelty Guide

LiveSafe: Mobile App to Report Animal Cruelty


Organizations Making a Difference

Animal Legal Defense Fund

  • Since 1979, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has fought to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. Founded by attorneys active in shaping the emerging field of animal law, ALDF has blazed the trail for stronger enforcement of anti-cruelty laws and more humane treatment of animals in every corner of American life.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

  • ASPCA was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world, which focuses on getting pets out of shelters and keeping them in homes, while increasing the protections of animals under the law.

Local Greater DC Organizations

People Animals Love

  • Using the human animal bond to make a positive difference in the lives of the sick, the elderly and underserved youth in the greater Washington DC area.



Anti-Cruelty Funding

ASPCA Anti-Cruelty Grants

  • The ASPCA Anti-Cruelty Grant Program supports nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies dedicated to the prevention and elimination of animal cruelty throughout the United States.



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