News: Animals in communities
08 August 2017
Cats have been our companions for centuries and more than a million are loved in homes across New Zealand.
26 June 2017
Life is tough for dogs in Sierra Leone. The country is still recovering from two civil wars and, most recently, the Ebola virus. Death from rabies is an ever-present threat
25 May 2017
While we’re pleased that the sale of dog meat at the Yulin festival is being banned, millions of dogs across the world continue to face cruelty and death
04 May 2017
Across the snow-covered steppes of Mongolia, animals are starving and freezing to death in a silent yet devastating natural disaster. Vulnerable mothers and newborns face the highest risk.
17 October 2016
Emily Mudoga (‘Better Lives for Dogs’ Campaign Manager, Africa) is a vibrant woman whose passion for animals and empathy for people makes her vital in our work to end the inhumane culling of dogs in Africa. She has an infectious laugh and over 18 years veterinary and program management experience.
29 August 2016
The issue of stray dogs in Romania has a complicated and dark history. The turmoil caused by war and revolution has resulted in thousands of abandoned dogs left to roam towns and cities, struggling to survive.
23 August 2016
Rowing athletes Eleanor Davis Logan and Tessa Gobbo made a surprise visit to World Animal Protection’s dog adoption event on Saturday
08 August 2016
More than 100 stray cats have been living at Maracanã Stadium, where the Olympic Games opening ceremony was held on Friday.
04 August 2016
Sierra Leone’s eleven-year civil war left the country devastated. As people were forced out of their homes to seek refuge from the violence, their dogs were left behind.
15 July 2016
To help ensure the safety of animals in Rio, we are partnering with the Organising Committee for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the run up to and during the Games.