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WSPA urges rethink on Beijing cat cull
News reports state that Beijing’s cats are being rounded up and taken to holding facilities. WSPA believes that visitors to the Summer Olympics will be far more distressed by the fact that culling has taken place in preparation for their arrival than by the presence of cats on the streets.

WSPA and Dubai to promote animal welfare
Dubai Municipality and the World Society for Protection of Animals (WSPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to share expertise and technical know-how with the objective of promoting animal welfare and humane treatment of animals.

Animal recovery continues in Myanmar
The WSPA DART team remains in Myanmar, delivering aid and working with the FAO and local people to improve the health of animals that survived Cyclone Nargis.

Achievements of 2005
WSPA works in cooperation with more than 600 member societies across the globe to produce positive results for animals. WSPA funding helped send 80 Canadian vets and vet techs to Louisiana to help with the triage and care of animals following Hurricane Katrina.

Suffering in Slums: The global stray dog problem
In many countries the majority of stray dogs have been abandoned by their owners or are owned but allowed to roam freely.

Emergency help for Gaza’s vital working animals
While we currently believe the primary animal welfare need to be the treatment of working animals, vets working with PWLS will also administer first aid to injured dogs and cats that are presented to them.

WSPA provides aid to animals affected by Colombia’s disaster
For the past several months, WSPA has been addressing the current animal welfare need in the hardest-hit regions of the country.

Mass vaccination of dogs essential
The decision made by the previous Administration to waste time and resources on culling, rather than mass vaccination of dogs, has failed to control the disease and caused considerable animal suffering.

Animal relief reaches Cuba
A second shipment of veterinary supplies and drugs reached Cuba yesterday, met by one of WSPA’s experienced vets. The extent of the damage may be what prompted the government to allow WSPA to mount the first ever disaster relief operation by an international animal welfare group within Cuba.

10 Ways to Help Animals during a Disaster
Without an easy-to-execute plan, families are sometimes forced to choose between their own safety and the safety of their beloved animals.

Animals Matter to Tiffani Thiessen and Audrey Landers
Their personal videos about why animals matter to them launched today at www.AnimalsMattertoMe.org, where other celebrities – including Simon Cowell and Leona Lewis – have already endorsed an international recognition to end animal cruelty and support animal welfare.

WSPA condemns animal cruelty in Puerto Rico
Thank you to all of our supporters and people around the world who wrote to the government of Puerto Rico to let them know that these actions cannot be tolerated!

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