Fireworks may be beautiful to us, but they traumatize animals. 
No cruelty is justifiable.

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Stop Fireworks
A Project of the Ohio Animal Defense League
A campaign to
stop fireworks from traumatizing animals

Endorsements - Groups


Activism Center at Wetlands Preserve, New York NY  

Alley Cat Allies - Washington, DC

American Anti-Vivisection Society - Jenkintown, PA

American Humane Association - Englewood, CO

American Pet Association, Atlanta GA  

American Sanctuary Association - Las Vegas, NV

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - New York, NY

American Tortoise Rescue - Malibu, CA

Animal Advocacy Connecticut - Guilford, CT

Animal Care and Welfare - Pittsburgh, PA

Animal Care Society - Cork, IRELAND  

Animal Concern Today, Plymouth UNITED KINGDOM

Animal Friends of the Valley - Lake Elsinore, CA

Animal Issues Movement - Los Angeles, CA

Animal Legal Defense Fund - Petaluma, CA

Animal Liberation ACT - Canberra, AUSTRALIA

Animal Matters, Boca Raton FL  

Animal Natural Health Center, Eugene OR  

Animal Outreach of Kansas - Lawrence, KS

Animal Place Sanctuary - Vacaville, CA

Animal Protection Institute of America - Sacramento, CA

Animal Rescue - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA

Animal Rescue and Adoption Society - Denver, CO

Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate New York - Rochester, NY

Animal Rights America - Belfast, ME

Animal Rights Coalition, Minneapolis MN

Animal Rights Foundation of Florida - Pembroke Pines, FL

Animal Rights Network, Baltimore MD

Animal Rights Online, Tampa FL

Animal Rights Resource Centre - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA

Animal Services of Michigan - Whittaker, MI

Animal Spirit, FL

Animal Welfare Institute - Washington, DC

Animals Agenda Magazine, Baltimore MD

Animals and the Environment - Watertown, NY

Animals Elect America - Las Vegas, NV

Animals In Mind, North Somerset UNITED KINGDOM

Animals Last Resort, Oldham SD

Animals Unlimited - Woodland Hills, CA

Animals Voice Online, Chico CA

Asians for Humans, Animals and Nature - San Francisco, CA

Assisi Animal Foundation - Crystal Lake, IL

Assisi International Animal Institute - Oakland, CA

Associated Humane Societies, Newark, NJ

Association of Animal Sanctuaries - Kendalia, TX

Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights - Davis, CA

Australian Koala Foundation - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA  

Avid Microchip Identification Systems, Norco CA  

Bat World Sanctuary, Mineral Wells TX

Berkshire Vegetarian Network - New Ashford, MA

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary - Kanab, UT

Bluebell Foundation for Cats - Laguna Beach, CA

Boulder Environmental Activist's Resource Collective, Rocky Mountain Peace & Justice Center - Boulder, CO

Bright Eyes Society - Marbella, SPAIN

British Federation of Ferret Welfares - London, UNITED KINGDOM  

Buckeye's Against Dog Discrimination - Mansfield, OH

C & W Shelter - Nashua, IA

California Animal Defense & Anti-Vivisection League - Gardena, CA

California Federation for Animal Legislation, Sacramento CA

California Humanitarian for Animals Foundation - Valencia, CA

Canyon County Pet Haven - Nampa, ID

Carson-Eagle Valley Humane Society - Carson City, NV

Cascade Dog Defense League, Portland OR

Cat and Dog Rescue Association - Los Angeles, CA

Cat Lovers Against the Bomb - Lincoln, NE

Cats In Need of Human Care - Pomona, CA

Center On Animal Liberation Affairs, Houston TX

Christians Helping Animals & People, Selden NY

Christ Loves Creatures Too - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Circle of Compassion Initiative, Lawrence KS

Citizens for Animal Rights - Peoria, IL

Citizens for the Preservation of Wildlife - Fairfax, VA

Clinton Humane Society - Clinton, IA

CMSAZ Friends of the Dog Pound, Buenos Aries, ARGENTINA

Coalition for Animals, Somerville NJ

Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade, Washington, DC

Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting, New Paltz, NY  

Compassionate Action Institute, Brooklyn NY

Compassion for Camden - Cherry Hill, NJ

Compassion for Cats - Suisun City, CA

Compassion Internet Christian Church

Compassion Over Killing - Washington, DC  

Concern for Helping Animals In Israel - Alexandria, VA  

Concerned People for Animals - Somis, CA

Conference on Homeless Animal Management & Policy - Port Washington, NY

Contra Costa SPCA - Concord, CA

Culture and Animals Foundation - Raleigh, NC

DawnWatch, Pacific Palisades CA

Desert Cry Wildlife Rescue, Queen Creek AZ

Disabled Animals Club, Steyning UNITED KINGDOM  

Dog Rescue Center Samui - Chaweng, THAILAND

Dogs and Cats Forever - Port St. Lucie, FL

Dogs, Dogs, Dogs! Newspaper - Ontario, CANADA  

Doing Things for Animals - Port Washington, NY

Domestic Animal Birth-Control Cooperative Society - Sydney, AUSTRALIA

Don't Eat Friends, Veganswines - Frankfurt, GERMANY

Doris Day Animal League, Washington DC

Earth Action Network - Los Angeles, CA

Earth Island Institute - San Francisco, CA

Earthline, Casselberry FL

Earth Save International - Santa Cruz, CA

Edgecombe-Nash Humane Society - Rocky Mount, NC

Elephant Alliance - La Jolla, CA

Elsa Wild Animal Appeal USA - Mahomet, IL

Engineers and Scientists for Animal Rights - San Jose, CA

Environmental League for Animals in the Ionian, Kefalonia GREECE

Environmental League for Animals in the Ionian - USA, Chicago IL

Ethics In Farming - Simsbury, CT

Farm Sanctuary - Watkins Glen, NY

Farm Sanctuary - Orland, CA

Fauna Foundation, Chambly CANADA  

Feral Cat Coalition - San Diego, CA

Florida Voices for Animals - Tampa, FL

Focus On Animals, Charles Town, WV

For Animals - Traverse City, MI

Friends of Animals, International Headquarters - Darien, CT

Friends of the Bridgeport Animal Shelter, Bridgeport CT

Friends of the Long Beach Animal Shelter - Long Beach, CA

Friends of the Wild Swan - Swan Lake, MT

Friends of Washoe - Ellensburg, WA  

Foundation for Animal Protection - Brookfield, CT

Foundation for Interdisciplinary Research and Education Promoting Animal Welfare, FIREPAW - Albany, NY

Foundation for the Care of Indigent Animals, Spring Valley CA

Fox Project, Tonbridge UNITED KINGDOM

Fundacion Utopia Verde - Huelva, SPAIN

Gentle Barn Foundation - Tarzana, CA

Golden State Humane Society - Garden Grove, CA

Golden State Humane Society - Long Beach, CA

Great Plains Restoration Council - Denver, CO

Great Plains Restoration Council - Porcupine, SD

Great Plains Restoration Council - Fort Worth, TX

Grey 2K USA - Somerville, MA

Greyhound Action, Kidderminster UNITED KINGDOM

Greyhound Protection Alliance of Ohio, Cleveland, OH  

Greyhound Protection League - Penn Valley, CA
National Headquarters

Greyhound Rescue of Idaho - Boise, ID

Have A Heart Spay and Neuter Clinic - New York, NY

Healing Earth - Providence, RI  

Helping Homeless Cats - Tavernier, FL

Hemopet/HemoLife, Pet Lifeline, Garden Grove, CA  

Hill Country Greyhound Adoption - San Antonio, TX

Hope for Animals Sanctuary of Rhode Island, Johnston RI

House Rabbit Society - Richmond, CA

Houston Animal Rights Team, Houston TX

Humane Education Council - Waukegan, IL

Humane Education Network - Menlo Park, CA

Humane Farming Association - San Rafael, CA

Humane News Newspaper - Newark, NJ

Humane Society of North Iowa - Mason City, IA

Humane Society of Santa Clara Valley - Santa Clara, CA

Humane Society of the United States - Washington, DC

Illinois Humane Political Action Committee - Mahomet, IL

In Defense of Animals - Mill Valley, CA

Independent Animal Rights Activists - Las Vegas, NV

Interfaith Council for the Protection of Animals and Nature - Atlanta, GA

International Society for the Preservation of Tropical Rainforests -
Rosemead, CA

International Web Against Bullfights, Amadora PORTUGAL

International Wildlife Coalition - East Falmouth, MA

Island Sanctuary, Paola MALTA  

Jacksonville Humane Society - Jacksonville, FL

James Madison University Animal Rights Coalition - Harrisonburg, VA

Jamshedpur Animal Welfare Society, Jamshedpur INDIA

Jane Goodall Institute - Silver Spring, MD

Japan Anti-Vivisection Association, Tokyo JAPAN  

Lake Elsinore Animal Friends - Lake Elsinore, CA

Lake Tahoe Humane Society - South Lake Tahoe, CA

Last Chance for Animals Arizona, Scottsdale AZ

Last Chance for Animals - Los Angeles, CA

Last Chance for Animals - Cardiff, CA

Lend A Paw Operation Shelter - Palm Springs, CA

Letters for Animals - La Plume, PA

Lithuanian Society for the Protection of Animals, Kaunas LITHUANIA  

Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman Family Foundation - Athens, NY

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Boston, MA

Mendocino Spay-Neuter Assistance Project SNAP - Talmage CA

Mid-Canterbury SPCA - Ashburton, NEW ZEALAND

Mountains' Humane Society - Lake Arrowhead, CA

National Anti-Snaring Campaign, Littlehampton UNITED KINGDOM

National Anti-Vivisection Society - Chicago, IL

National Cat Protection Association, Mount Rainier, MD  

National Endowment for Animal Rights, Palmdale CA

National Humane Education Society - Leesburg, VA

National Institute for Animal Advocacy - Guilford, CT

National Opossum Society, Catonsville MD  

National WildBird Refuge - Metaire, LA

Nature's Refuge, Matawan NJ

Network for Ohio Animal Action - Cleveland, OH

New England Anti-Vivisection Society, Boston, MA  

New Hampshire Animal Rights League - Concord, NH

New Hampshire Doberman Rescue League, Rochester NH

New Hampshire Humane Society - Laconia, NH

New Jersey Animal Rights Alliance - Englishtown, NJ

No More Victims - Dalton, PA

North Shore Animal League America - Port Washington, NY

Northwest Animal Rights Network - Seattle, WA

Oasis Sanctuary Foundation - Phoenix, AZ

Observe Respect & Compassion for Animals - Pacifica, CA

Ohio Animal Defense League - Eastlake, OH

Ooh-Mah-Nee Farm Animal Sanctuary - Hunker, PA

Oregon Humane Society, Portland OR

Panhandle Humane Society - Scottsbluff, NE

Paphiakos & CCP Animal Welfare - Kato Paphos, CYPRUS

PARE Este - Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Pasado's Safe Haven - Sultan, WA

Pawtal - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA

Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue - Acton, CA  

People for Animal Rights - Syracuse, NY

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - Norfolk, VA

Pet Savers Foundation - Stratford, CT

Pet Sitters International - King, NC

Philippine Society for the Protection of Animals - Manila, PHILIPPINES

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine - Washington, DC

PigHoppers Sanctuary - Whittaker, MI

Popcorn Park Zoo - Forked River, NJ 

Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary - Poolesville, MD

Preservation of the Amazonian River Dolphin  - Rosemead, CA

Primate Freedom Project - Santa Barbara, CA  

Progressive Animal Welfare Society - Lynnwood, WA

Promotion of Animal Welfare Society - Oroville, CA

Protective Animal Welfare Society - Alexandria, LA

Protectors of Animal Welfare - Fort Madison, IA

Protect R Wildlife, Palmdale CA

Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Washington Grove, MD  

Queenie Foundation - Dallas, TX

Rainbow Farms Project - Louisburg, MO

Rescue Pet, London ENGLAND

Ridgecrest Animal Care and Control - Ridgecrest, CA

Rocky Mountain Animal Defense - Boulder, CO

Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND  

Saint Francis Humane Society - Georgetown, SC

San Diego Animal Advocates - Encinitas, CA

Santa Clarita Pet Assistance Foundation - Canyon Country, CA

Sanwild Wildlife Trust - Letsitele, SOUTH AFRICA

Save A Life Animal Welfare Agency - Savannah, GA

Save A Pet - Desert Hot Springs, CA

Save the Whales - Venice, CA

Sathya Sai Sanctuary for Donkeys, Castlebaldwin IRELAND

Second Chance Pet Society, Montebello NY

Sentient Creatures - New York, NY

Seychelles Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Victoria, SEYCHELLES

Shelters That Adopt and Rescue Ferrets - Springfield, VA

Shiloh Project - Fairfax, VA  

Showing Animals Respect and Kindness, SHARK International - Geneva, IL  

Silver Spring Animal Wellness Center - Glendale, WI

Sled Dog Action Coalition - Miami, FL

Society for the Education of Social Responsibilities - Istanbul, TURKEY

Society for the Protection of Animal Rights - Colombo, SRI LANKA

Songbird Protection Coalition, Lansing MI

South Dakota Animal Welfare League - Sioux Falls, SD

Spay USA - Port Washington, NY

St. Francis of Assisi Animal Rescue - Morgan Hill, CA

St. Francis of Assisi Spay Neuter - San Martin, CA

St. Lucia Animal Protection Society, Castries WEST INDIES  

Stop Animal Exploitation Now - Milford, OH

Stop Taking Our Pets - Akron, OH

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Vermont Law School - South Royalton, VT

Supporting and Promoting Ethics for the Animal Kingdom, SPEAK - Chicago, IL  

Teach Animal Objectivity - Long Beach, CA  

Teach Kind Educators Network, Norfolk VA  

Terra Animal - Ooty, INDIA

The Doghows, Plymouth UNITED KINGDOM  

Theosophical Order of Service, Animal Welfare Department - Shawnee, KS

Traditional Cat Association - Battle Ground, WA

Turtle Island Restoration Project - Forest Knolls, CA  

Unitarian Universalists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - Lebanon, PA  

United Animal Defenders - North Royalton, OH

United Animal Nations USA - Sacramento, CA

United Humanitarians of Orange County - Garden Grove, CA

United Humanitarians of Orange County - Solvang, CA

United Poultry Concerns - Machipongo, VA

University of North Carolina Greensboro Animal Rights Group, Greensboro NC

Unweaned Kitten Rescue Network, Brisbane AUSTRALIA

USA Defenders of Greyhounds, Carmel IN

Utah Animal Rights Coalition - Salt Lake City, UT

Vegetarians International Voice for Animals, Viva USA - Davis, CA

Vegetarian Network - Atascadero, CA

Vidanimal Foundation, Cali COLUMBIA

Volunteers for Inter-Valley Animals - Lompoc, CA

Voters for Animal Rights - Akron, OH

Wetnose Animal Fundraising Campaign, Bungay UNITED KINGDOM

Wet Nose Animal Rescue Centre - Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA  

Where Wolves Rescue, Surprise AZ

Wild Wear - Louisville, CO

Wildlife Information Center - Slatington, PA

Wildlife Land Trust - Washington, DC

Wildlife Watch - New Paltz, NY

World Association for Voice of Animals - Sydney, AUSTRALIA

World Mission for Animals, World Church of Holy Service - Glendale, OR

World Society for the Protection of Animals - Boston, MA

World Whale Police - Olympia, WA

Yolo Wildlife Rescue - Davis, CA


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