Advocating for Animals

Faith Resources from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)

ELCA Statements and References on Animals
The Humane Society of the United States, as part of its Faith Outreach program, has compiled a library of statements from various faith groups about our treatment of animals.  The section on the ELCA includes official statements as well as historical and contemporary references, which can be downloaded as a PDF document.

Additional Resources

HSUS Faith Outreach main page

HSUS Faith Resources

Advocacy Alerts from the Humane Society of the United States

Action Alert: Crack Down on Spectators at Animal Fights

For more information on the HSUS and its Faith Outreach Program, contact:

Karen L. Allanach
Associate Director, Faith Outreach
t 301.258.1436     f 301.721.6414

The Humane Society of the United States
2100 L Street NW    Washington, DC 20037

Caring for Our Canine Friends: A Personal Appeal by Felicity Fox

"We need to be good stewards of the canine part of God's creation. What I write about dogs could also be applied to other animals. However, I refer to dogs because my own vocation is to help dogs who have been let down by human beings."  [Read more]