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Selecting Safe Pets


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Web SiteThe American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) link will open in a new window.
The ASPCA provides education about the humane treatment of animals (including finding and caring for a pet) and pet adoption opportunities nationwide.

OrganizationNational 4-H Council
http://www.fourhcouncil.eduThis link will open in a new window.
The 4-H program involves young people in educational youth development programs throughout America. Engaged in 4-H clubs, camping, school enrichment activities, and after-school programs, young people are given the opportunity to learn teamwork and develop leadership skills. Contact them at: National 4-H Council 7100 Connecticut Ave. Chevy Chase, MD 20815

OrganizationThe Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
http://www.hsus.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The HSUS educates the public about the humane treatment of all animals, and how to find and care for different kinds of pets.