World Society for the Protection of Animals

WSPA's Work

A brown bear in a WSPA-built sanctuary, Turkey

Bears

Campaigning to protect bears from cruelty and captivity

A dog is collected by member societies Paraiso de la Mascota and Vidanimal, Colombia

Dogs

Millions of dogs worldwide, on the streets or used in the meat trade, are vulnerable to cruelty

An orangutan cared for by the BOS Foundation

Borneo’s orangutans: saved by you

How you helped protect these endangered apes from deforestation and culling.

Free range lambs

Factory farming

Factory farming threatens animal welfare, human health and the environment

Member society programme helping owners care for their working horses, Guatemala

Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare

Achieving international recognition of the importance of animal welfare

A malnourished working horse, Thailand

Working horses

Working horses are often overworked and poorly cared for

A slaughtered fin whale is towed to shore

Whaling

Thousands of whales are inhumanely killed every year in bloody hunts

Cattle in a flooded pen, Bolivia

Disaster management

Animal welfare is a vital part of rebuilding of communities after a disaster

School children in Thailand participate in the IN AWE Education programme

Education

Developing compassion and respect are at the heart of WSPA’s education work

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Bullfighting

This violent blood sport pits a bull against men wielding weapons

Live export

Every year, millions of animals endure the cruelty of live export from Australia.

European Dairy

It’s simple, right? Milk comes from cows and cows live in fields. Think again.

Civet coffee

Civet coffee is one of the world’s most expensive drinks, selling for up to $100 per up. Its production uses a cruel method.


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