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Animal Legal Defense Fund

For more than three decades, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been fighting to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. Founded in 1979 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. Today, ALDF’s groundbreaking efforts to push the U.S. legal system to end the suffering of abused animals are supported by thousands of dedicated attorneys and more than 100,000 members and supporters.

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Atlanta Pet Rescue

With hundreds of volunteers giving thousands of hours each year, Atlanta Pet Rescue dedicates most of their financial resources to the care of their pets. Additionally, the volunteers provide extensive socialization, handling and training for their animals so they have the best chance for a second chance with new families. Thank you for your interest in helping Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption (APRA). The volunteer program is integral to the success of their mission, which is to rescue and rehabilitate dogs and cats so they can be adopted into safe and loving forever homes. You can help APRA by volunteering in a number of ways, but please note: The minimum age to volunteer at APRA is 18. They are unable to accept volunteers in need of fulfilling community service requirements.

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Georgia SPCA

The Georgia SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is a non-profit pet rescue organization located in Suwanee, GA. Their mission is to reduce the number of healthy animals euthanized in the State of Georgia by implementing successful adoption programs, offering low cost spay/neuter to the public, and by promoting responsible pet ownership. They work with a number of local organizations, including schools and scout troops. Find out how you can help Georgia SPCA.

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National Coalition On Violence Against Animals

The National Coalition On Violence Against Animals was established as an independent collective of local, state and national organizations that focus on animal cruelty and its relationship to other forms of violence.

The NCOVAA builds upon the hard work of each individual member and member organization, accelerating their momentum by bringing together all the elements to achieve a national multidisciplinary coordination of efforts.

The NCOVAA facilitates cooperation across organizations in ongoing and new efforts both to end animal abuse and to increase understanding that it occurs in the general context of violence in society.

The NCOVAA provides a forum for key national, state and local organizations and professionals to positively promote national policies, strategies, practices and guidelines

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PAWS Atlanta

Thanks to supporters, PAWS Atlanta has met the need of thousands of animals for 48 years. A group of community volunteers founded the no-kill shelter in 1966, and that spirit of caring has continued to guide their important work. There are many rewarding ways to become involved with the organization. Every day they rely on dedicated volunteers to help fulfill their mission. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.

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Georgia Equine Rescue League

The mission of the Georgia Equine Rescue League (GERL) is to help find solutions to the growing problem of starved, abused, and neglected equine in the state of Georgia. Specifically, they work with the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) Equine Division and other law enforcement agencies to promote enforcement of equine protection laws and to provide support to them when horses are taken from irresponsible and abusive owners.

This support includes providing feed, hay and other supplies for the four GDA equine facilities where horses are taken for care and rehabilitation after being removed from an abusive situation. They also provide foster homes, sponsor castration clinics, provide speakers to educate the community, conduct law enforcement training meetings and help find permanent loving homes for horses that have been rehabilitated.

They need volunteers to join them as they spread their message across the state. Volunteers can be involved in a variety of ways.

Please visit http://www.gerlltd.org for more information.

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