Selecting Safe Pets
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The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
The ASPCA provides education about the humane treatment of animals (including finding and caring for a pet) and pet adoption opportunities nationwide.
National 4-H Council
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
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
The HSUS educates the public about the humane treatment of all animals, and how to find and care for different kinds of pets.