Welcome


Please watch: Making the Connection

"... The question is not, Can they reason? nor,
Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?"

Jeremy Bentham
Philosopher (1748 - 1832)

Welcome to Social Workers for Animals (SWA): the World's First Charity Devoted to Social Work & Non-human Individuals we call Animals!

Social Workers for Animals (SWA) is a Canadian Registered Charity (#84740 2708 RR0001) dedicated to creating public awareness about animal issues, preventing the abuse and killing of animals, and forming effective relationships between humans and animals using social work ethics and values.

If you are a professional or student in a helping profession supportive of our objectives, please contact us to find out how your experience and interests can contribute to SWA's events such as campaigns, fundraising, and other public education activities. Some titles of helping professions are listed under Get Involved

Thank you for visiting our site & we look forward to hearing from you.

For the Animals!

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons.
They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.
ALICE WALKER, Vegetarian for compassion
Foreword "The Dreaded Comparison: Human and Animal Slavery"