Guide Dogs exists to provide life-changing services to the 360,000 people who are registered blind or partially sighted. Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support to live their lives to the full. Since 1931 we’ve created thousands of partnerships; making a lifetime promise to provide every one of our guide dog owners with a dog for as long as they need one.
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.
Animal Free Research UK is the UK’s leading non-animal medical research charity. We fund and promote the development of techniques and procedures to replace the use of animals in medical research. We award grants to scientists in universities, hospitals and other research organisations across the UK to help in the fight against diseases such as cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s, whilst saving animals from confinement and the pain and trauma of experiments.
Cruelty Free International, previously known as the BUAV, works to create a world where nobody wants or believes we need to experiment on animals. Through undercover investigations, political lobbying, the promotion of cruelty free products, legal and scientific expertise and media activities, Cruelty Free International campaigns tirelessly and peacefully to end animal testing.
FRAME is an independent charity dedicated to the development of new and valid methods that will replace the need for laboratory animals in medical and scientific research, education, and testing. It receives no funding from local or national government and is dependent on sponsorship, donations and legacies to support its vital work.
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People trains dogs to help deaf people leave loneliness behind and reconnect with life. Not only are these amazing dogs trained to alert deaf children and adults to important and life-saving sounds, such as the smoke alarm, they also provide love, companionship and emotional support.
The Trust supports the Veterinary School at the University of Bristol. Our main objective is to relieve suffering and to further animal welfare. The Langford Trust depends upon the generosity of all those interested in the welfare of animals and education to enable us to help this centre of veterinary excellence. By supporting this vet school we aim to improve the diagnosis and treatment for all animals, not only in this country but all over the world.
Medical Detection Dogs is a charity based in Buckinghamshire, dedicated to training dogs in the detection and recognition of human disease by odour. The charity prevent medical emergencies, save human lives and improve quality of life.
The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is the world’s longest established group working to end the suffering of animals in laboratories. Every year millions of animals suffer and die in cruel and futile experiments and the NAVS actively campaigns for animal experiments to be replaced with sophisticated, non-animal methods.
Our Centre aims to break new ground for animals by helping people to think differently about animals. The Centre is the firsst in the world dedicated to pioneering ethical perspectives on animals through academic research, teaching, and publication. We want to put ethical concern for animals on the intellectual agenda, and contribute to an enlightened public debate about animals.