To act as a strong, unified voice for the protection of all
To assist animal humane societies, animal control facilities
and other animal welfare organizations in strengthening their organizations and
To promote the kind and humane treatment of animals and the
enforcement of laws for the protection of animals.
To provide and promote training and education of humane
investigators, animal control officers, and other animal welfare workers.
To gather and distribute for the use and benefit of its
members and the public, information regarding pending and existing federal,
state and local animal welfare legislation and to promote a Federation position
on proposed legislation.
encourage cooperative, supportive, and collaborative relationships among humane societies, animal control facilities,
and other animal welfare organizations.
To engage in such other activities as shall encourage and
promote kindness, consideration and prevention of cruelty to animals and also
to exercise all other powers, rights and privileges conferred by the laws of
the State of Illinois.