General Literature

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113th Congressional Directory - Cover 113th Congressional Directory

The Animal Welfare Institute's Congressional Directory for the 113th US Congress is now available. This small, color booklet provides information on how to contact every Member of Congress, as well as House and Senate committees and relevant government officials. It is a valuable and convenient tool to have when helping us contact Members of Congress on important animal protection measures.

Among AWI’s legislative priorities for the 113th Congress: enacting a ban on the slaughter of American horses here and abroad,...

$8.00
About Animal Welfare Institute Brochure - Cover About Animal Welfare Institute Brochure

Overview of AWI’s goals and programs to alleviate the suffering inflicted upon animals by humans.

Animal Welfare Institute Legislative Brochure Animal Welfare Institute Legislative Brochure

Description and history of important legislative initiatives advanced by AWI, 24 pages.

Animal Welfare Institute: Information Report and AWI Quarterly Compilation Animal Welfare Institute: Information Report and AWI Quarterly Compilation

Two-volume set offering a unique compendium of the first fifty years of AWI’s work for animals, 1,800 pages.

To download PDFs from this compilation by year of publication, please go here.

$20.00
Animals and Their Legal Rights

A reference of U.S. animal protection laws from 1641 to 1990, with appendices on important foreign laws, 1990, 4th edition, 441 pages. Limited copies available; upated edition to be published in 2011.

One copy free to libraries, police and humane societies.

*Animals and Their Legal Rights is in the process of being updated, and therefore is not available for order.

Animals, Nature and Albert Schweitzer Animals, Nature and Albert Schweitzer

Collection of Albert Schweitzer writings exploring the development of his philosophy of treating all living things with reverence; editing and commentary by Ann Cottrell Free (The Flying Fox Press, AWI Special Edition, 1988), 81 pages.

$2.00
AWI Compassion Index

Online resource that offers updates on pending legislation and governmental actions affecting animal welfare, and provides a rating for each Member of Congress based on their animal welfare-related legislative decisions: www.compassionindex.org

AWI Quarterly AWI Quarterly

Full-color magazine that explores current animal welfare issues including treatment of animals in the laboratory, on the farm, in trade, at home, and in the wild; summarizes international meetings, laws and treaties affecting animals; and contains timely book reviews. One year subscription.

$35.00
AWI: Commemorating 50 Years

As you will see in this commemorative issue, the Animal Welfare Institute has succeeded in reducing animal suffering in myriad ways, from widespread improvements in the care and treatment of experimental animals to achievement of a moratorium on commercial slaughter of whales.

This 16-page issue shows our five decades of accomplishments, and the monumental amount of new work for us to do. We at AWI are truly grateful for your concern and support, which will enable us to carry on with our important efforts on behalf of all animals....

Free Trade Brochure Free Trade Brochure

Overview of how trade agreements negatively impact animals and undermine the laws that are supposed to protect them.

Human Overpopulation Brochure Human Overpopulation Brochure

Description of the impacts of the human population explosion on the natural environment and how each individual can make a difference by consuming less and conserving more.

The Schweitzer Medalists Brochure The Schweitzer Medalists Brochure

Complete list of individuals upon whom AWI has bestowed the Albert Schweitzer Medal since 1955 in honor of their outstanding contributions to animal welfare.