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United Action for Animals (UAA) was established in 1967 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-
Our Mission is:
To establish and encourage the observance of ethical standards of conduct
and practices in the field of animal welfare; To educate mankind on available
alternatives to the use of animals in medical research and testing methods,
and to actively work to promote the use of such alternatives; To protect all
living things from abuse and neglect, to conduct intensive public education on
cruelties of national scope; To cooperate with other ethical societies in the
U.S. and abroad whose aims are comparable with those of this society; To
compile, select, disseminate and distribute data and information of all kinds
which may be useful in furthering the aims and purposes of this society.
What Does UAA Do?
For companion animals . . . UAA advocates for and provides the spaying and
neutering of companion animals to reduce the overpopulation of cats and dogs.
UAA also rescues companion animals from "high-kill" shelters and places them in caring foster homes while they
For wildlife . . . UAA opposes the expansion of hunting both on land and underwater by government and private
sources and advocates for stronger conservation and wildlife protection laws and government policies.
For lab animals . . . UAA seeks to educate the public on matters of animal experimentation and testing, and promotes
the advancement of scientific research using modern methods in place of live animals.
For farm animals . . . UAA promotes a vegan lifestyle whereby no animal products are used for food, clothing or
For captive animals . . . UAA opposes the use and abuse of animals in entertainment such as circuses, rodeos,
roadside shows, stage shows and other venues.
For all animals . . . UAA further advocates to strengthen and improve state and municipal government animal
protection and management policies and laws.
UAA seeks to educate the public on matters of animal welfare and protection through the distribution of printed and
United Action For Animals
P.O. Box 635
Lenox Hill Station
New York, NY 10021
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United Action for Animals
New York, NY 10021
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