Over the last few weeks WSPA has lead two actions against bullfighting in both Mexico and Costa Rica.
Live animal export is a cruel practice. Millions of animals are sent overseas for slaughter each year.
New research commissioned by the WSPA has shown the widespread opposition to the live export trade.
Pet-owning Australians will spend more time with their pet than their dad this Father’s Day, new survey finds.
World record highlights live export issue as research suggests that 12.4 million Aussies would vote for a politician who promised to end the trade
WSPA supports Bangladesh Government to protect thousands of dogs and people from rabies.
For years, the Bondi Rescue boys have saved people from danger, now they’ve chosen a new cause…saving animals!
Andrew ‘Reidy’ Reid, one of the stars of Channel 10’s Bondi Rescue, is the celebrity face of WSPA’s new television advertising. He appears alongside his dog and co-star Muggsy!
Thanks to WSPA supporters, Bricks for Bears has raised $500,000 to help build and maintain Balkasar bear sanctuary in Pakistan
Mayor helps movement towards bullfighting ban in Bogotá
Collingwood Captain Nick Maxwell has today called on all animal-lovers to follow his lead and get their mum a WSPA Really Wild Gift for Mother’s Day.
Dananjaya Karunaratna, one of WSPA’s veterinarians, has been hard at work in Bangladesh supporting and training the vaccination teams on the ground. He shares a typical day with WSPA supporters
Have you ever been told that your pet is exactly the same as you? Does he or she act like you? Are the two of you pretty much indistinguishable? WSPA Australia is now giving you the opportunity to discover exactly how alike your pet you really are!
From floods to droughts we are there to ensure that animals are never forgotten in the chaos.
WSPA hugely disappointed as the Mexico City Legislative Assembly fails to bring an end to Bull Fighting in the city
Thanks to our generous supporters WSPA continues to make great progress with our Collars not Cruelty campaign in Cox's Bazar.
As the dust settles from June’s United Nations Earth Summit, the results of this influential meeting are becoming clear.
Meet Dr Ian Dacre, WSPA’s Disaster Management Operation Director, Asia-Pacific. Originally from New Zealand, he is now based in WSPA’s Asia office in Bangkok, Thailand and has been with the organisation four and half years
Meet Florence Bell, volunteer at WSPA Australia
Meet Joanna Tuckwell, Regional Manager Red Collar Campaign (Asia Pacific)
The Minister for Agriculture, Joe Ludwig, is this week travelling to the Middle East to discuss animal welfare standards with regards to live exports
In the fight against rabies one of the biggest victims is man’s best friend.
Collingwood captain Nick Maxwell is once again leading WSPA’s Bricks for Bears campaign to rescue the final 25 bears held in captivity in Romania.
A new survey by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) has revealed that over 1.6 million Australians (or 14% of pet owners) would rather spend Valentine’s Day with their pet than their partner
WSPA supporters ask world leaders to put animal welfare on the Rio+20 agenda
Supporters around the world want protection for the thousands of sea lions in Chile that are at risk of capture and needless slaughter.
Meet Liviu Cioineag, the new manager of WSPA’s Zarnesti Sanctuary in Romania
We know how hard it is to find that perfect gift that shows your care, luckily we’ve got the perfect solution
Last night Andrew ‘Reidy’ Reid, WSPA ambassador and star of Channel 10’s Bondi Rescue, launched Australia’s standout pet-friendly event, Yappy Hour, at Bondi’s The Bucket List
South Korea has announced plans to begin hunting minke whales for scientific purposes.
WSPA, along with local partner Ecoceanos, are celebrating a success in our SOS Sea Lions Chile campaign, with 300 sea lions saved from needless slaughter.
WSPA has helped secure agreement from the UN to include sustainable livestock on the agenda for the UN Earth Summit (Rio+20) which commences on June 20
Come join us to break a world record by Standing Up for Animals
Join WSPA and The Body Shop - Stand up for Animals from 30 July to 19 August 2012
We could not think of enough ways to say 'THANK YOU' for helping us to help animals in 2012! Watch this uplifting video if you were part of our extraordinary journey to help animals this year.
Andrew Hedgman runs from Brisbane to Sydney to raise money for animals
A momentous leap forward in the protection of animals was reached in the Dutch Senate today: a large majority voted to ban the production of fur.
One of the smallest bears at the sanctuary tragically died from what we believe was a fatal snake bite.
In Pakistan, two Asiatic black bears have been given new lives at the WSPA funded Balkasar bear sanctuary after being rescued from the cruel sport of bear baiting
Another success for the WSPA funded Alternative Livelihood Programme - two more female Asiatic black bears are now safe from a life of baiting after being given their freedom by their owners.
Animals must be included in our disaster planning and response systems, according to Dr Ian Dacre from the WSPA.
For more than 30 years WSPA wildlife advisor Victor Watkins has worked hard on behalf of animals all over the world
Vietnam’s pop diva My Linh and 50 other celebrities joined forces to celebrate Bear Day – calling for an end to the bear bile industry in Vietnam
New Zealander Dr David Bayvel joins WSPA in the summer as Chief Veterinary Adviser, expanding WSPA’s global presence in the field of veterinary science.
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) commends the Western Australian Labor Party on its move to improve animal welfare, following the launch of a discussion paper by leader Mark McGowan
WSPA Australia is delighted to welcome its new Country Director, Carmel Molloy. Carmel brings a wealth of experience in both charities and the private sector
WSPA is appealing to all Australians to join the growing campaign urging governments to put farm animal welfare on the agenda at the 2012 Earth Summit. Evidence shows that good animal welfare also benefits people and the planet
WSPA’s 17 years of bear protection work in India and our part in ending the cruelty of bear dancing was recognised by the Indian government today, as it announced a national action plan to safeguard bears.
WSPA congratulates the Dhaka City Corporation for enforcing an immediate ban on dog culls in response to the threat of rabies.
The Bali Health Agency has lowered the rabies alert level on the island following a successful dog vaccination programme, pioneered by WSPA
New scheme ignores reality that whales are conscious, intelligent animals, not stocks in trade
WSPA partners with BeyondCover to help animals around the world.
Over 10,000 Australian sheep have been brutally culled in Pakistan, according to local media report
A new research report released in October 2012 by WSPA shows the huge benefits that moving towards a chilled and frozen meat trade over a live export trade would have for the Australian economy and farmers