Veterinary teams have vaccinated more than 40,000 dogs against rabies in Bali, saving more than 65,000 from government culls.
Chowti, a six year old female Asiatic black bear, was confiscated following an illegal bear baiting event in Pakistan last week and has been brought to the sanctuary at Balkasar.
As we begin 2011, WSPA would like to thank its supporters for their ongoing support and dedication to helping animals throughout 2010
Simon Cowell has pledged support for the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) and its campaign to get international recognition of animal welfare as an issue.
New footage gathered by WSPA shows the brutal reality of whaling in Norway, and demonstrates why the international ban on commercial whaling must not be lifted. Act now: we have 24 hours to register our demand to stop this cruel and unnecessary practice.
In a lead up to World Rabies Day, the Bali government has just signed an agreement authorising the mass vaccination of nearly 400,000 dogs as an essential first step towards eradicating rabies from the island by 2012.
Stage one of a new WSPA-funded sanctuary to house Pakistan’s remaining baiting bears has now officially opened
Chowti, the blind bear recently rescued from a life of bear baiting, has taken her first tentative steps in a new life without cruelty
In August 2008 the Kosi River Dam in South East Nepal overflowed causing the worst flood disaster in India’s Bihar State for 50 years.
With the exciting news that Bolivia and Nicaragua are supporting a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare, we hope to see enthusiasm for this initiative snowball in the region, marking real change for animals.
Today’s vote to ban bullfighting in Catalonia is a momentous victory for the global animal welfare movement and marks a clear shift in attitudes towards cruel ‘sports’.
WSPA has handed over a letter expressing international support for the ILP in Catalonia, to Ernest Benach, the President of the Catalonian Parliament. The letter has been signed by over 140,000 supporters from 120 countries, calling for an end to bullfighting in Catalonia.
We all know that Dads are difficult to buy for. So this Father’s Day, why not celebrate your Dad with a simple gift that will change a life?
Buying a WSPA Really Wild Gift could help bring shelter, feed and urgent medical care to neglected and abused working donkeys and so much more!
The Danish North Atlantic territory of the Faroe Islands has killed a total of 1,115 pilot whales to date in 2010, making it the largest kill of any whale species in the world.
Many thanks for your donation to our Pakistan Disaster Appeal – your quick response was greatly appreciated. Here is an update on how your gift has helped animals affected by the terrible floods
A historic milestone was achieved last week when the City of Fremantle voted unanimously, to call for an immediate phase out of the cruel live sheep export trade.
Rolling and crawling across the lawn of the Nyaru Menteng rehabilitation centre in Indonesian Borneo comes Aya, her destination a tall mango tree.
Thanks to generous donations from WSPA supporters, our disaster management team – as part of the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti (ARCH) – has made great strides in providing disaster relief to the animals and people of Haiti during the past six months.
In the aftermath of the worst natural disaster in recent history, the Haitian government has asked WSPA to lead a team of experts to provide aid to stricken animals.
This year you can design your way to Rio! with the competition open to all ages.
Collingwood Captain Nick Maxwell wins $15,500 for WSPA's Bricks for Bears campaign to help the innocent victims of bear baiting.
Bear baiting in Pakistan must end and together with our ambassador Nick Maxwell, we can be part of the long-term solution. This was the message at the launch of WSPA’s Bricks for Bears today.
WSPA prepares for a special make-or-break meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC).
Sadly, WSPA must report some distressing news from our bear baiting project in Pakistan. The recent floods have severely affected the Kund Park sanctuary, resulting in the tragic death of 20 of the 23 bears living there.
Worldwide events to protest against the fur industry and the one billion animals killed annually by the industry were held on Friday 26th November
We’d love you to meet Freddie – he gives a terrific massage, for a mule. Thanks to our wonderful WSPA supporters, Freddie, the stubborn mule, has been rescued from a life of pain and neglect. Please read Freddie’s story and see an example of how you are helping animals around the world
WSPA will be joining several opponents to the live export trade in a public forum event in Western Australia on 12 October.
On 25 August the Romanian Police and members of the Environment Guard rescued a bear cub from a village guesthouse near Fagaras and have now safely moved him to the bear sanctuary Zarnesti, where he will now live alongside five other young bears.
Mark Whitfield, a British paramedic and mechanic is taking a mobile clinic to Sierra Leone to save stray dogs from a life of cruelty and neglect.
Sir Paul McCartney has joined the global battle to save whales and the whaling ban.
On 15 September, the South Korean government began a historic process that could end bear farming in the country.
Star, a badly wounded bear forced to fight in bear baiting events, has been rescued and is safely recovering from his injuries at the WSPA-funded Kund Park sanctuary in Pakistan.
In a proposal being drawn up for the International Whaling Commission (IWC), Australian and New Zealand tax payers may have to pay for a return to commercial whaling.
BRC staff launched heroic rescues over the weekend, saving three of the 23 bears that were feared dead as Kund Park was submerged in the floods last week.
The floods in Pakistan, caused by what is being described as the ‘heaviest monsoon flooding since 1929’, have resulted in severe damage at the WSPA-funded Kund Park bear sanctuary.
The IWC has buckled under pressure, giving Greenland permission to kill 9 humpback whales each year
WSPA joins politicians, animal welfare groups, meatworkers and members of the public to speak out against live exports
WSPA is extremely disappointed and appalled by the IWC’s complete lack of transparency during the negotiation process when it today chose to run the next day and a half of meetings behind closed doors.
In the face of the driest summer in 20 years in Bolivia’s already arid El Chaco region, WSPA has begun to supply water to safeguard more than 14,000 animals from possible death.
On 2nd December 2010, Members of Nicaragua’s National Assembly voted near unanimously to pass a law that includes some of the most stringent measures in animal welfare legislation in the world.
A new WSPA investigation has revealed damning evidence of continued welfare abuse of Australian sheep in the live export trade to the Middle East, despite Government and Meat and Livestock Australia claims of improving standards.
WSPA has rejected a proposal which would legalise commercial whaling and give Japan, Norway and Iceland the green light to cruelly slaughter thousands of whales.
Bondi Rescue's Reidy and Corey are leading a pack of Bondi boys and WSPA supporters as they take on the City2Surf for the animals.