Animal welfare advocacy takes many forms. It includes:
Call animal control when you see an animal in trouble
Volunteer with animal welfare organizations in your community
Donate to the animal welfare organizations in your community
Educate yourself on important animal welfare issues in your community
Participate in community discussions of animal welfare programs and ordinances
Contact your local, state and national legislators to make your opoinions known
Exercise your vote
Use what you know
Now that you have the basics, we encourage you to use it to do good.
See local law in action
MCHA staff sit on both local animal welfare commissions.
The Monroe County Animal Management Commission meets the 1st Monday of the month at the City of Bloomington Animal Shelter.
National animal welfare organizations such as those below can help you keep up on state and federal legislative activity.
Advocate for animals!