we put science, honesty, and compassion first
Animal Farm Foundation (AFF) is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to secure equal treatment and opportunity all dogs and their people through recognizing that all dogs are individuals.
Established in the 1980s, we work to achieve this goal by offering free resources to animal welfare workers and community advocates, as well as through our service dog, detection dog, and grant programs.
We Work to End Discrimination.
Some dogs receive an arbitrary label that puts them on the receiving
We Are Focused On That Goal.
this is how we do it.
We train shelter “pit bull” dogs as mobility, active task work, hearing alert, or psychiatric service dogs. We provide these service dogs at no cost to people with disabilities.
We help rehabilitate inmates through our PAWS of Purpose dog training program at Rikers Island Correctional Facility.
We teach animal welfare professionals evidence-based, honest, non-proprietary, affordable, replicable policies and strategies that help all shelter animals and the people who take care of them.
Providing resources and consultation for community advocates fighting breed specific laws and breed restrictive housing policies so people can keep their pets.
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