Animal Rights/Welfare/Veg Groups
a listing of animal shelters in the area, check out the Companion
Animals links section.
Animals - mostly for teens and college students but anyone in AZ can join.
http://www.freewebs.com/pvccangels4animals/ for information on
the club, events in the valley, tips on caring for animals and going/being
vegetarian-vegan, recipes as well as general info on animal rights and welfare.
The main goal of Angels 4 Animals is to get to word out about animal abuse and
find ways to help stop it. They'll also be working on various campaigns in
the community such as getting healthy vegetarian/vegan foods at restaurants or
tabling against fur/leather.
Animal Defense League of Arizona
The Animal Defense
League of Arizona is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, unaffiliated with any
other organization. ADLA works to end animal suffering and abuse through
education, service, investigation and reform.
Vision: We love your love of
animals. Purpose: With the expanding awareness of our oneness with all
Life, we believe ALL creatures are created to be loved, respected and included
in life. We honor and support the unique human-animal bond in our
spiritual community through prayer, education and service. Kris Haley
leads this group. For more information please email Kris at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (480) 460-1801.
Animal Welfare Association at ASU
We promote respect and justice for animals by educating students, faculty,
and staff of ASU about animal cruelty and ways to prevent it, to assist other
groups and individuals working to abolish animal cruelty, and to do the above in
a nonviolent, open, and respectful manner. Email:
Animal Rights Meetup Group in the Phoenix area
Promoting local protests & demonstrations that raise awareness of animal
A student and community organization in Flagstaff,
Arizona. Their main goal is to educate our community about animal rights
and adopting a cruelty free lifestyle (and winning them over with our
amazing cup cakes!). They table often, show films, invite guest
speakers, hold demonstrations, and throw potlucks.
An advocacy group devoted to improving the lives of animals through public
education and outreach. To subscribe for the Phoenix listserv, send an
email to: AZforANIMALSemail@example.com.
(Note: An e-mail message will be sent once you contact AZforANIMALS.
You must reply to that message in order to be confirmed on the list-serve!)
The Humane Society of the United States Meetup Group
the Arizona Director of The Humane Society of the United States and meet with
other local animal protection advocates to discuss current issues affecting
animals. Meetings are held once a month in different areas of town. Each
meeting will provide attendees with legislative updates, news on current events,
and ways to take action for the animals. We usually have a presentation with
lots of Q&A as well as time to get to know each other. The Humane Society
of the United States is the nation's largest animal protection organization -
backed by over 10 million Americans, or one of every 30. Although not affiliated
with any local humane societies, we do work with them on a regular basis.
Maricopa County Animal Care & Control
Our mission is to promote and protect the health, safety, and welfare of pets
and people in Maricopa County. We envision the day when: Maricopa County citizens, their property, and neighborhoods will be safe from
the dangers and nuisances of irresponsible pet guardianship, animals will not suffer due to abuse, neglect, ignorance; and every pet born
will be assured of a good home and care during its natural life.
County Sheriff's Office Animal Cruelty Investigative Unit
Unit responds to calls all over Maricopa County dealing with everything from
complaints of no food and no water, to animals being starved, beaten, tortured,
even killed by suspects. The Unit is on call 24 hours a day. A hotline
(602) 256-1681 records complaints after hours. In an emergency, 911 should be
called for immediate help.
Statement: To inspire, motivate and empower as many people as possible to
realize their full potential for peace, harmony and happiness through example
and education of the most simple and basic principles and ideals for proper
health and nutrition.
Society of Phoenix
As always, our potlucks are open to everyone,
regardless of official membership in the Vegetarian Society of Phoenix--so
please consider inviting a friend or three to join our scrumptious monthly
Sunday potluck! This group is for vegetarians, vegans, raw foodists, and
hikers to meet and dine at a different cafe or restaurant each month in the
Phoenix Metro Area. Also, this group will organize local hikes in the Phoenix
Metro Area and outside of Phoenix as well. Just come and join us and have fun!
There is no set agenda for the meetups. It is to make new friends, for people
who are like-minded. We talk about things like health, animal welfare and
protection, etc. Everyone is at a different level in their vegetarian diets.
Also, some members are at different hiking level skills. Some members have been
vegetarian for many years, yet others are just starting out. Some members have a
vegan diet (strict vegetarian and don't eat any animal products like: dairy,
meat, fowl, fish, seafood, honey, etc.). If you are interested in the vegetarian
or vegan lifestyle, or want to make new veggie friends, come join us. Everybody