World Animal Protection was deeply sorry to hear the tragic story of a four-year-old boy who was attacked and killed by stray dogs in Romania at the end of last month. This is a terrible tragedy that should never have happened.
Last month, our disaster response teams began working with communities in the North Atlantic Autonomous region (RAAN) of Nicaragua, following a series of tropical storms. Serious flooding has affected thousands of animals in 15 rural communities along the Prinzapolka River.
We are celebrating! It’s the 10th year of our education work and we’re marking it by releasing a 3rd edition Concepts in Animal Welfare tool – our very successful, comprehensive animal welfare teaching syllabus; that forms part of our Advanced Concepts in Animal Welfare program.
World Animal Protection has joined other leading animal NGO's outside the Spanish Embassy in London to oppose proposed legislation that will protect bullfighting under the status of ‘cultural heritage’.
Great news for elephants on World Elephant Day! Several key Dutch tour operators have announced that they will no longer be offering elephant rides and shows with travel packages. Instead, they will offer compassionate alternatives to travelers.
On May 23rd 2013, we will be joining the Mexican Government in Geneva for the United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction conference to host an event to outline what is needed to help safeguard the hundreds of thousands of animals and the millions of people who are affected each year by disasters.