The Donkey Sanctuary was founded by the late Dr Elisabeth Svendsen MBE in 1969 to protect donkeys and mules and promote their welfare worldwide. Funded entirely by donations, The Donkey Sanctuary supports projects to relieve the suffering of donkeys worldwide, and has provided sanctuary and Donkey Guardian homes to almost 20,000 donkeys and mules since it was founded.Read 9 articles
As a UK based charity operating in Greece since 1959, GAWF's purpose is the prevention and relief of cruelty and suffering amongst animals in Greece. We are proud of what we have achieved over 60 years as the longest serving animal charity operating in Greece at a national level, but there is still a long way to go in encouraging changes in attitudes at every level of Greek society.
HAPPA (Horses and Ponies Protection Association) has been saving lives since 1937. Our Equine Inspectors investigate over 300 cases of cruelty and neglect each year and all rescued animals are cared for at Shores Hey Farm Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre based in Lancashire.Read 3 articles
Redwings Horse Sanctuary believes that every horse, pony, donkey and mule has the right to a happy and healthy life, free of fear and neglect. The charity rescues neglected and abandoned equines from all over the country, giving them a safe place to live and providing essential veterinary treatment, rehabilitation and care for the rest of their lives. Indeed, the charity currently provides daily care for over 1,500 rescued residents, making Redwings the UK’s largest horse sanctuary.Read 6 articles
The Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals was formed in 1970 by a group of clergy and lay Christians who felt very strongly that the Church did not speak out on the subject of animal cruelty and suffering. Our mission is therefore to ‘put animals on the agenda of the Christian church’.
Our pets bring us so much joy. You can do something very special for them in return by leaving a gift in your will to the Royal Veterinary College Animal Care Trust. The RVC’s animal hospitals provide specialist veterinary care to the sickest pets, pioneer new treatments and train the next generation of vets.
The Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) is a charity run by veterinary and animal welfare professionals, which uses expert veterinary knowledge to improve the welfare of all animals through science, education and debate. AWF funds research, supports veterinary education and stimulates debate on pressing animal welfare topics.
Lincolnshire-based equine charity, Bransby Horses, now has almost 1,000 equines in their care. Nearly 350 live on sites at Bransby and Barlings near Lincoln and more than 530 live in foster homes across the country. Many of the horses, ponies, donkeys and mules have been rescued from mistreatment and neglect. The charity works hard to give them a second chance at life.
Preventing unnecessary suffering and cruelty to horses and ponies is a major objective of the British Horse Foundation (BHF). The Foundation, established in 1991, was chaired from inception to 2014 by the Late triple Olympic gold medallist Richard Meade OBE.
The British Horse Society is the UK's largest and most influential equestrian charity. Supported by around 100,000 members, we protect and promote the interests of all horses and those who care about them, including the 3.5 million people in the UK who ride or who drive a horse-drawn carriage.