International Fund for Animal Welfare


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International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

Address:411 Main St
PO Box 193
Yarmouth Port, MA 02675

Phone:508-744-2000
Fax:508-744-2009
Phone:800-932-4329
Web: www.ifaw.org
Established: 1969. Description:Works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress. Seeks to motivate the public to prevent cruelty to animals and to promote animal welfare and conservation policies that advance the well-being of both animals and people. Dues: Donations accepted.
Publications: IFAW Newsletter (quarterly); free to members and free online. Also publishes a wide range of other reports.

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