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Oct 26, 2009

Boost to animal welfare education in Peru

Thanks to a new agreement with Peru’s Ministry of Education, WSPA is developing a ‘train the trainer’ programme to help teachers in the north of the country spread the animal welfare message.

Oct 14, 2009

World Animal Week reaches the UN

WSPA and governments supporting a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare have hosted meetings at United Nations headquarters. Watch a video highlighting the vital link between animal welfare and sustainable development here.

Oct 8, 2009

World Animal Week comes to life in La Paz

Children from all over Bolivia’s capital celebrated their love of animals and learnt about animal welfare at a fun World Animal Week event. Take a look at some amazing creations from the costume competition …

Oct 2, 2009

WSPA deploys emergency teams to Asia-Pacific disasters

In the wake of devastating natural disasters in Indonesia, Samoa and the Philippines, WSPA has deployed disaster assessment and response teams to ascertain the impact on animals and the need for emergency relief.

Sep 29, 2009

First whale festival draws crowds

The Costa Rican Coalition for Whales celebrated the country’s first Whale and Dolphin Festival this month, introducing yet more people to the breathtaking joys of humane whale watching.

Sep 28, 2009

Disaster drill shows preparation pays

A simulated disaster relief operation in Costa Rica has tested years of preparation between WSPA and local agencies, gauging both our ability and the community’s readiness to care for animals if the Turrialba volcano were to erupt.

Sep 24, 2009

US stars take action for World Animal Week

Actors Kellan Lutz, Brooke Shields, Kristin Davis, Christina Applegate, Tiffani Thiessen and supermodel Joanna Krupa are teaming up with WSPA to protect and celebrate animals during World Animal Week 2009.

Sep 1, 2009

Bullfighting: Your chance to say ‘enough’

Now is your chance to help end the cruel blood sport of bullfighting in Catalonia, Spain, for good! Support the Catalonian people’s Prou (‘enough’) campaign to protect bulls and horses from violence.