Disclaimer: While Bangor Humane Society is a member of some of the following organizations for education and advocacy purposes, we do not receive direct funding from any of them. We recommend that you research any organization to determine if they meet your personal standards prior to offering contributions.
Here are some links to National organizations and associations dealing with animal welfare:
The American Humane Association (AHA) has been protecting children and animals since 1877
The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) is a professional organization of trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is dedicated to alleviating the pain, fear and suffering of animals. It is the oldest humane organization in the Western Hemisphere
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) provides veterinary professionals, pet owners and animal lovers comprehensive information on Pet Care, Animal Health, Veterinary Medicine
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) promoting the protection of all animals (pets, wildlife, farm animals, marine mammals, and animals in research
Therapy Dogs International, Inc. (TDI) is a volunteer group organized to provide qualified handlers and their Therapy Dogs for visitations to institutions, facilities, and any other place where Therapy Dogs are needed.