The Illinois Animal Welfare Federation is a not-for-profit association of humane societies, animal control agencies, rescue groups and other animal welfare groups.  We provide training opportunities for animal welfare enthusiasts and resources for anyone with a question or concern


Welcome to the Illinois Animal Welfare Federation

Member organizations get all these great member benefits:

    • Discounted registration for Prairie States conference.
    • Federation Express quarterly email newsletter.
    • Periodic member emails filled with announcements, job openings, special events, and other important information.
    • Access to professional training.
    • Substantial training discounts.
    • Scholarships
    • Networking opportunities with other animal welfare professionals throughout Illinois.
    • A voice in the promotion of animal welfare in Illinois




* 4/17/20 UPDATE
Due to the concern for the health and safety of those in our field the 2020 Prairie States Animal Welfare Conference has been canceled. We will be reaching out to those sponsors and attendees currently registered with options for moving forward.


Mark your calendar!
Prairie States Animal Welfare Conference
June 13-16, 2021

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