Animal Welfare Institute

In 2016, the New York City Domestic Violence Hotline received 83,687 calls – an average of more than 225 every day. What
American Humane Certified is also the only non-industry program to significantly lower its animal care standards over time, and the only animal welfare certification program to allow continuous confinement of egg-laying hens in cages.
"I’d say it was always a bad idea to teach children that the best way to treat magnificent wild creatures is to capture them
The other day I heard some news that made my heart do a happy dance: the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) recently donated picture books about pets to children in over 600 domestic violence shelters across the U.S.
Closing the pounds could have another benefit, they say: "Killing [in pounds] has always opened up doors to breeders," says
Andrew Gunther, program director for Animal Welfare Approved and HuffPost blogger, wrote, "One of the things I love most