Thanks to our supporters and their ongoing donations to our Better Lives for Dogs programme - World Animal Protection - has just provided our 1 millionth rabies vaccination to improve the lives of dogs (and therefore humans) across Asia and Africa.
It’s sometimes hard to imagine how decisions made at the United Nations can impact on our daily lives. However, earlier this month I witnessed first hand that countries are looking for ways to turn policy commitments into action, and are open to our support in doing so.
Dogs were the first animals to be domesticated by man, approximately 15,000 years ago (Serpell, 1995). Today domestic dogs come in many different shapes and sizes, from the mighty Great Dane to the tiny Chihuahua.