World Animal Protection moves the world to protect animals. Our vision is a world where animals live free from suffering. We act on a global scale to influence decision makers and inspire people to change animals' lives for the better.
World Animal Protection's mission is to move the world to protect animals. Since its inception in 1981, World Animal Protection has been addressing severe animal suffering, which often takes us to remote regions of the world. Our unique, collaborative approach enables us to create pilot projects that can be easily sustained and expanded by local organizations, governments and businesses. We partner with organizations such as the World Health Organization and are the only international animal welfare organization with General Consultative Status with the United Nations. The US office is one of fourteen World Animal Protection offices around the world, leveraging the strength of a global organization to make impacts locally.