ASPCA American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
New York State Police In New York State police must investigate animal cruelty crimes. It is a common misconception that animal control officers do this. Animal control officers can only legally investigate animal cruelty crimes if they are also peace officers. Police in New York State are charged with the role of enforcing animal cruelty crimes (Sec. 371 Article 26 Agriculture & Markets Law).
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society – Menands, NY The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been providing shelter for lost, abused and unwanted animals since 1887. The Society is the oldest and largest animal protection organization in New York’s Capital Region, receiving an average of over 6,000 animals per year.
Mercy for Animals Mercy For Animals is dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies.
Animal Protection Foundation – Scotia, NY The Animal Protective Foundation is a full-service humane society providing services to Schenectady County and the greater Capital Region. Since 1931 the APF has held true to the mission of its founders. We have an open admission policy which ensures that animals are not turned away based on their breed, age, condition, or circumstance.
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