By: Natasha Turgeon
In 1866 a special New York State legislature proves care and protection for the city's working horses and transforming dog pounds into professionally run adoptions facilities to founding an animal hospital that is still running today.
Who we are
First human society to be established in North America, and is the largest group in the world. Henry Bergh in 1866 believed that animals are entitled to kind and respectful treatment at the hands of humans, and must be protected under the law.
As Henry Bergh in 1866 said is "to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the united states"
How to help
Every sixty cents saves a life everyday!