We are Guide Dogs. And we’re here to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. We trained our first guide dogs way back in 1931. Since then we’ve created thousands of life-changing guide dog 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 celebrating 50 years as the country’s leading medical research charity working to create a world where human diseases are cured faster without animal suffering – helping us all lead an ethical, cruelty-free and green lifestyle. Our ambition to end the suffering of animals is heartfelt and unswerving, and by pioneering excellence, inspiring and supporting scientists, and influencing change, we can create a world where human diseases are cured faster without animal suffering.
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.
Dartmoor Zoological Society is a unique wildlife conservation charity based in South Devon and our vision is a future where no animal species faces extinction. We educate, inform and empower people to be more connected with the natural world and to take greater responsibility for their impact. Leaving a Gift in your Will to Dartmoor Zoo will create a lasting legacy of hope for so many animals which are relying on us to give them the best possible chance of survival in an ever changing world.
In the UK 2.88 million scientific procedures were carried out on animals in 2020. Our ultimate aim is to remove the need for laboratory animal use in any scientific procedures for the benefit of human health. Animals are still heavily used to investigate human disease and predict human responses to chemicals and drugs.
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. Many deaf people struggle with feelings of loneliness and isolation. This combination of practical and emotional support is life-changing.
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.
Founded 1875, the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is the world’s premier society working to end the suffering of animals in laboratories. We educate and promote the replacement of animal experiments with sophisticated, non-animal methods.