Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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A Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is a common name for non-profit animal welfare organizations around the world. The oldest SPCA organization is the RSPCA, which was founded in England in 1824. SPCA organizations operate independently of each other and campaign for animal welfare, assist in the prevention of cruelty to animals cases.

SPCA organizations by continent[edit]

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

India[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Israel[edit]

  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Tel Aviv-Yafo[6]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Jerusalem[7]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Ramat Gan[8]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Haifa[9]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Rehovot[10]
  • The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Be'er Sheva[11]

Europe[edit]

  • France — Société Protectrice des Animaux (SPA)
  • Italy — SPCA ITALIA Protezione Animali [12]
  • Norway — SPCA Norge
  • Romania — Romanian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
  • The Netherlands — Dierenbescherming

Ireland[edit]

Malta[edit]

  • MSPCA
  • Gozo — Gozo SPCA

Poland[edit]

  • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Straż dla Zwierząt

United Kingdom[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

United States[edit]

In the United States, all organizations using the name SPCA are independent; there is no umbrella organization. Some of the more notable organizations include:

California[edit]

Caribbean[edit]

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines — Vincentian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals[13] - The VSPCA is independent and not associated with SPCA International.
  • Jamaica — Jamaica Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (J.S.P.C.A.)

Oceania[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KSPCA Kenya – KENYA SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION & CARE OF ANIMALS". www.kspca-kenya.org.
  2. ^ "Tierschutzverein (SPCA) Swakopmund, Namibia".
  3. ^ "SPCA Lucknow". www.facebook.com.
  4. ^ "Maneka visits SPCA Noida". 21 June 2008. Archived from the original on July 1, 2015.
  5. ^ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Society-to-Prevent-Cruelty-on-Animals-at-Noida/212023698833982?sk=info&tab=page_info
  6. ^ "SPCA Israel | Tel-Aviv". Spca.co.il. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  7. ^ "Jerusalem Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals". J.S.P.C.A. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  8. ^ "צער בעלי חיים רמת גן והסביבה". Spca.org.il. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  9. ^ "על האגודה | אגודת צער בעלי חיים חיפה ע"ר". Petprotect.org.il. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  10. ^ "צער בעלי חיים ברחובות". Israelpets.org. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  11. ^ "צער בעלי חיים באר שבע | פייסבוק". He-il.facebook.com. 2013-09-18. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  12. ^ "SPCA Italia". Archived from the original on 2014-10-18.
  13. ^ "Vincentian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals". Vincentian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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