The Potter League is committed to supporting meaningful protections for animals. The Advocacy and Public Policy Committee was created to advise and assist the Potter League’s Board of Directors, staff and other committees in identifying the issues of importance to the League and the community. By formulating research, communication, and public education and advocacy plans associated with those issues, we create change for animals.

Puppy play groupAnimal Welfare

Learn more about the animal welfare principals that guide the Potter League’s decisions and ways that we work to improve the lives of animals.

Cycle of Violence

Animal abuse is connected to, and often a predictor of, other types of community violence. By protecting animals, we protect everyone.


See what pending legislative issues the Potter League is following, and learn how you can take action to help animals.


Phone: 401-846-8276
Fax: 401-846-0681
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87 Oliphant Lane
Middletown, RI

Animal Control

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