About us

We are World Animal Protection

We end the needless suffering of animals
We influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda
We help the world see how important animals are to all of us
We inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better
We move the world to protect animals.

We are local

Working on the ground with local partners for greatest effect, we are active in more than 50 countries.

We are global

We have consultative status at the Council of Europe and collaborate with national governments, the United Nations, the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Organization for Animal Health – influencers with the power to improve the lives of millions of animals.

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Protecting animals around the world is our history and our future, and now it’s our name

Find out how we've been moving the world to protect animals for more than 50 years 

Learn about our Executive Director and US Board

Read our annual report, Form 990, and audited financial statements

Read our latest news features and see media coverage on our work

Use your passion and talent to protect animals around the world

Get in touch by phone, email or mail if you have any questions

Contact details for our hubs in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Latin America