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Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

A Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a common name for non-profit cruelty to animals cases, and attempt to find new homes for unwanted animals they feel are adoptable. Policies regarding animal euthanasia, handling feral cats, and similar issues vary by shelter.

Contents

  • Organization 1
  • Financial management 2
  • SPCA organizations by continent 3
    • Africa 3.1
    • Asia 3.2
    • Europe 3.3
    • North America 3.4
    • Oceania 3.5
  • References 4

Organization

In 2010, SPCA International was founded in the United States to implement outreach programs, emergency financial aid for organizations, and recognition grants on an international level. It is responsible for Operation Baghdad Pups, which safely transports pets adopted by US troops while stationed overseas. Online, it runs public discussion forums, plus helps individuals find information, advocate against abuse, and connects them with nearby shelters. In line with its name, it also offers assistance opening animal cruelty investigations and offers a "Cruelty Crime Stopper" reward for tips that help lead to convictions.

All SPCAs around the world are independent of one another and are not affiliated in any way. Every SPCA has their own governing policies, financial reports, board of directors, and organizational goals.

Financial management

Charity Watch gave SPCA International an "F" grade for money mismanagement.[1]

In 2012, a

SPCAs founded in countries around the world are not tied to SPCA International (US Charity) in any way.

SPCA organizations by continent

Africa

Asia


Israel
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Tel Aviv-Jaffa[5]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Jerusalem[6]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Ramat-Gan[7]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Haifa[8]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Rehovot[9]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Beer Sheva[10]

Europe

  • SPCA ITALIA Protezione Animali (Italy) http://www.spcaitalia.org/
  • Société Protectrice des Animaux (SPA) in [France]
  • SPCA Norge in Norway
  • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Poland
  • Straż dla Zwierząt in Poland
  • Romanian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (R.S.P.C.A) — Romania
  • Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) in Ireland
  • SPCAMalta in Malta
United Kingdom

North America

Canada
United States

In the United States, all organizations using the name SPCA are independent; there is no umbrella organization. Some of the more notable organizations include:


The Caribbean
  • Vincentian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - The VSPCA is independent and not associated with SPCA International.

Oceania

Taiwan Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals

References

  1. ^ Charity Rating Guide and Watchdog Report, Volume Number 59, December 2011
  2. ^ http://www.aacl.org.za/
  3. ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/newdelhi/maneka-visits-spca-noida/article1-318842.aspx
  4. ^ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Society-to-Prevent-Cruelty-on-Animals-at-Noida/212023698833982?sk=info&tab=page_info
  5. ^ "SPCA Israel | Tel-Aviv". Spca.co.il. Retrieved 2013-10-08. 
  6. ^ "Jerusalem Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals". J.S.P.C.A. Retrieved 2013-10-08. 
  7. ^ "צער בעלי חיים רמת גן והסביבה". Spca.org.il. Retrieved 2013-10-08. 
  8. ^ "על האגודה | אגודת צער בעלי חיים חיפה ע"ר". Petprotect.org.il. Retrieved 2013-10-08. 
  9. ^ "צער בעלי חיים ברחובות". Israelpets.org. Retrieved 2013-10-08. 
  10. ^ "צער בעלי חיים באר שבע | פייסבוק". He-il.facebook.com. 2013-09-18. Retrieved 2013-10-08. 

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