Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is any of a number of animal welfare organizations whose operations include protecting and providing shelter to animals in danger. The SPCAs are non-profit organizations that campaign for animal welfare and take in abused or abandoned animals, and help them to get adopted. See:

* Canadian Federation of Humane Societies [http://cfhs.ca/]
* Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
* Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Australia
* Singapore Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [http://www.spca.org.sg/]
* Société protectrice des animaux (France) [http://www.spa.asso.fr/]
* Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Hong Kong)
* Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Selangor, Malaysia
* Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals International [http://www.spca.com/]
* Visakha Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Visakhapatnam, India) [http://visakhaspca.org/]
* Zimbabwe Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

;United States
* American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
* Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas
* Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Monterey County, California
* Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles
* San Francisco SPCA
* Virginia Beach SPCA

;United Kingdom
* Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsEngland and Wales
* Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsScotland
* Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsNorthern Ireland


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