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Organizations: Farm Animals


The goals of FASS are to bring together a federated society for the pursuit of scientific and educational good of animal agriculture. FASS offers farm animal worker training programs for livestock, poultry, and horses. They also publish and distribute the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and Teaching.


An organization characterized by excellence within the veterinary profession and to the well-being of animals. Articles available on livestock transport issues, animal vocalizations and welfare, common definitions of animal welfare, and more.


Works to promote and protect the equine industry and to represent equine interests and investments in Congress.

Scientific and technical animal welfare organization working to improve the welfare of animals kept as pets, in zoos, laboratories, and on farms and of wild animals with which we interact. UFAW funds research, holds symposia, and produces publications on animal welfare.


The NIAA is an umbrella organization of producers, veterinarians, processors, corporations, and commodity organizations that advocate programs that improve animal health, care, and food safety. NIAA produces educational videos and pamphlets on animal care, behavior, handling, transportation, and disease. Topics covered are livestock animal care, handling, housing, nutrition, health, and transportation.


The AVMA represents veterinarians who work in all aspects of the veterinary field, including private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services.


A partnership between Alberta's major livestock groups to focus on improved livestock handling and responsible animal care. This site provides livestock handling and care guidelines, reports, training programs, animal welfare curriculum for agricultural colleges, and more.