Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to provide for the care, protection and control of wildlife and domestic animals that are a part of the living environment; to help people develop an understanding of their pets; and to train animals for purposes of showing.
Scope notes: Includes: Organizations that develop and maintain fisheries resources and wildlife habitats to preserve and protect endangered species and other wildlife; humane societies; veterinary services; aquariums; and zoos.
Excludes: Organizations that focus on livestock (see K-Food, Agriculture & Nutrition).
Organizations existing as a support and fund-raising entity for a single institution within the Animal-Related major group area.
Scope notes: This code should be used for all forms of support as long as financial support is included. Friends groups are traditionally classified here.