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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.

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 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.

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.

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!

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.

WSPA takes action on World Rabies Day
Dogs suffer abuse and persecution that stems from being the main source of rabies in humans, as well as the agony of the disease itself.

WSPA and the FAO call for global dog population body
Experts on dog population management urge the creation of a technical forum to make more informed policy on the world’s canine population.

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.

New book focuses attention on stray dogs in Puerto Rico and Mexico
The book features stunning black-and-white photographs of stray dogs in Puerto Rico and Mexico, and of the people who care for them.

Making animals matter: 2011 is World Veterinary Year
Throughout the year, animal welfare experts will meet at conferences and symposia, and specially-commissioned TV programs will highlight the role of veterinary science in reducing global hunger, controlling disease, monitoring food quality and promoting animal welfare.

WSPA counters abandonment of cats in China
To date we have found neither evidence nor direct reports of indiscriminate catching/trapping of cats by the authorities of Beijing.

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