- American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Dedicated to Alleviating Pain, Fear and Suffering in Animals.
- AnimalConcerns.org - The online community for people concerned about the welfare and rights of animals.
- Animal Defense League - The Animal Defense League is a nationally active, grassroots, animal liberation and defense organization.
- In Defense of Animals - IDA is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to ending the exploitation and abuse of animals by defending their rights, welfare, and habitats.
- New Jersey, New York & Pennsylvania Shelter Reform Act Committee - A group committed to changing things at the New York City kill shelter— the Center for Animal Care & Control.
- League of Humane Voters of New York City - Taking political action for animals.
- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Benefits for Homeless Animals
- Broadway Barks - Drawing on the considerable resources and generosity of the entire Broadway community, Broadway Barks holds an annual benefit and adoption day at Shubert Alley.
- Dancing for Animals - A non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds, via dancing activities, for animal welfare organizations, educating people about animal welfare issues, and inspiring volunteerism and community activity. 212-946-1824
- Bide-A-Wee - A century of caring
- For Pit's Sake - Rescue for Pit Bulls.The Humane Society of New York The Humane Society of New York help animals through their hospital,adoption center and legistlative efforts.
- New Yorkers for Companion Animals - Nonprofit, volunteer-run organization working to find adoptive families for rescued and abandoned animals.
- Petfinder - A national website listing of animal shelters and rescues and the animals they have available for adoption.
- Pit Bull Rescue Central - Where education meets rescue.
- Silent Animal Voices Echo (S.A.V.E.) - Not-for-profit, No-Kill, Volunteer Animal Rescue Shelters in New York State
- Villalobos Rescue Center - "Being homeless is the Pits"
Trap and Release Programs
- Feral Cat Coalition - Information Related to Spay, Neuter, Release Programs for Feral Cats. Also general info of interest to those dealing with cats.