(the World Society for the Protection of Animals) has
been helping animals since 1981. Its aim is to promote
the concept of animal welfare in regions of the world
where there are few - if any - measures to protect animals.
Their work is focused on four priority animal welfare
- Companion animals – promoting responsible
pet ownership; the prevention of cruelty; and, humane
- Commercial exploitation of wildlife – the
killing of wild animals for food or products; intensive
farming and cruel management
- Farm animals – the slaughter of domestic
animals for food; intensive farming, long distance
- Disaster relief for animals - providing care to
distressed animals whereby they have been man-made
or natural disasters. The WSPA rescue teams provide
direct help to animals that have been abandoned, neglected
or caught up in natural or man-made disasters globally.
have campaigned - and successfully have implemented
- governments and key decision makers to change practices
and introduce new laws to protect and improve the welfare
- and thereby the lives - of animals.
They have helped indigenous people set up new animal
welfare groups, thereby allowing local communities to
have key involvement in the improvement of animals’
The WSPA‘s education programmes – which
recognises that human ignorance is a major factor in
the continuation of animal cruelty – help bring
a positive change in people’s attitudes towards
Donations from the public help the WSPA
carry out their invaluable work.
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