• Avian Welfare Coalition
    Dedicated to the welfare and protection of captive birds since 2000.
  • AWC
    Shelter Outreach Resource Center
    To help your shelter gain the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the specialized care
    and placement needs of exotic birds in a shelter environment, the Avian Welfare Coalition offers
    4 important resources exclusively for you!
  • Avian Care
    Webinars for Bird Shelters

AWC SHELTER OUTREACH

 

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National bird day

More Beautiful Wild - January 5th

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avian care

Webinars for shelters

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Avian Welfare Coalition

Dedicated to the welfare and protection of captive birds since 2000.

The Mission of the Avian Welfare Coalition (AWC) is to raise awareness about the plight of parrots and other captive birds and to serve as an educational resource for the humane community, law-makers, and the general public.

 

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As a result of a lawsuit brought by the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) and the Avian Welfare Coalition (AWC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now subject to a court order to complete rulemaking to protect birds nationwide, as required by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA).

Parrot abuse and/or neglect can occur anywhere these birds are kept or displayed – pet shops and other retail stores, breeding facilities, bird marts, private homes, hotels, rescue facilities, veterinary offices, schools, nursing homes, zoos, exhibits, and in laboratories.