My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for National Animal Interest Alliance, Portland, OR, USA
I've been a member of NAIA almost as long as I've been fighting the bogus organizations that only *claim* to help animals. NAIA really does help animals to live safe, happy, fulfilling lives, AND THEIR OWNERS to take appropriate care of said animals. One really great project NAIA has ongoing is to colect data from as many animal shelters as possible in all 50 states to determine what the intake, placement and kill rates really are. No one else has does this data gathering, but without it intelligent animal policy cannot be determined.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
The NAIA web site has gathered important information in our fight for appropriate animal WELFARE laws -- for example peer-reviewed scientific literature reviews on the question of early spay/neuter of cats and dogs.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
make it more proactive in achieving its mission of helping animals and animal owners. We zshould not wait for groups such as HSUS to act, and then just react; we should do more independent campaigns telling our story/