Charities in this fund protect and improve the lives of animals, from petitioning for better animal treatment regulations, to providing shelters that rehabilitate animals.
Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned wildlife. As part of prevention, AIWC also educates the public on environmental protection and wildlife concerns. Last year, AIWC admitted 1,484 animals to their veterinary hospital, including rehabilitating and releasing their first black bear cub.www.aiwc.ca
World Wildlife Fund Canada is part of a global network of organizations in over 100 countries working to protect nature, combat climate change, and reverse wildlife decline. Last year, WWF Canada contributed over $500,000 to help with the Australian wildfire relief. They also protected over 39,000 hectares of native plant habitat in Ontario.www.wwf.ca
The Canadian Wildlife Federation works to conserve wildlife across Canada by connecting Canadians with nature and promoting the wise use of our natural resources. Last year, the Canadian Wildlife Federation worked on research to come up with ropeless fishing gear that prevents injuries and deaths to aquatic life, including the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale. They also created a Canada wide pollinator highway, educated the public on endangered bat and turtle species, and ran school programs to connect youth to nature and conservation.www.cwf-fcf.org
World Animal Protection Canada is a part of an international organization that helps animals everywhere live free from suffering. They protect animals through rescue operations during disasters, and advocate for a more humane treatment of animals. Last year, they improved the lives of 2.3 million pigs through their work with pork producers in Thailand, vaccinated 97,000 dogs in Africa, and more.www.worldanimalprotection.ca
Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada works to save wildlife in Canada through research, conservation, and awareness. Their work includes protecting wolverine populations in northern Ontario, studying the human impact on boreal caribou populations, the effects of climate change on freshwater fish in northern Ontario, and more.www.wcscanada.org