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Animal Welfare Institute

Through engagement with policymakers, scientists, industry, and the public, AWI seeks to:
    - Abolish factory farms, support high-welfare family farms, and achieve humane slaughter for animals raised for food;
    - Improve the housing and handling of animals in research, and encourage the development and implementation of alternatives to experimentation on live animals;
    - End the use of steel-jaw leghold traps and reform other brutal methods of capturing and killing wildlife;
    - Preserve species threatened with extinction, and protect wildlife from harmful exploitation and destruction of critical habitat;
    - Protect companion animals from cruelty and violence, including appalling conditions in commercial trade; and
    - Prevent injury and death of animals caused by harsh transport conditions.


Date of Establishment:

10-Jul, 1951

Purpose of Organization:

Since 1951, the Animal Welfare Institute has been dedicated to reducing animal suffering caused by people. We seek better treatment of animals everywhere - in the laboratory, on the farm, in commerce, at home, and in the wild.
Countries in which organization is active:
  • USA

Contact Details
Street Address:
900 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Zip Code:
20003
City/Town:
Washington, DC
State/Province/Other:
DC
Country:
USA
Telephone No.:
1 202 337 2332
Fax Phone:
1 202 446 2131
Website:
http://www.awionline.org
Email:
awi@awionline.org
Organization founded:
Jul-10-1951

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • International Waters
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • Global
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Ms. Susan Millward Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Executive Director
    Street Address:
    900 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
    Zip Code:
    20003
    City/Town:
    Washington
    State/Province/Other: DC
    Telephone No.:
    1-202-337 2332
    Email:
    susanawionline.org
    awiawionline.org


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