Animals are dependent on legal implementations provided by various animal organizations and national government. The purpose behind the legal protection is that animals are affected directly or indirectly by these laws and the decisions made by highest authorities do have effect over the livelihood of these animals. There are many national and global agencies taking initiative for animal protection and welfare. They create laws based on the scientific and humane grounds for wildlife conservation, welfare of animals, pet rescue and saving animal breeds.
Many agencies lie IFAW are famous in researching about these issues and making some international agreements based on the need of animals in the society. There are practical and expert solutions provided for reduce any problems caused to the animals and protection of their habitats.
The recent international organizations working for legal protection of animals are:
- International Whaling Commission
- European Union Legislation
- United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
- Convention on Migratory Species
- Environmental Assembly
- The International Organization for Animal Health
- Council of Europe
- United Nations Environmental Programme
- Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare
- Convention on Biological Diversity
These organizations and international agreements have drafted legal decisions for protection of animals and habitats worldwide. Governments of all the nations have recognized the importance of animal welfare and have trusted that it should be implemented worldwide. Positive decisions and commitments for animal welfare have made it easy to implement the laws and improve the position of animals requiring protection. The international agencies work hard to conduct workshops and seminars for effective enforcement of animal laws and wildlife regulations.
The committees and associations of these animal welfare organizations make sure that there are funds collected and used for different purposes to avoid any Ecological Imbalance of Nature.