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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.

Saving strays in Sierra Leone
Mark Whitfield, a British paramedic and mechanic is heading for Sierra Leone with a mobile veterinary clinic that he renovated himself to save strays from a life of cruelty and neglect.

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.

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.

Educational event showcases mobile clinics’ work in Sri Lanka
The two mobile clinics demonstrated how they are able to deliver affordable medical care to animals in tsunami affected areas both on the east and west coasts.

Successful pilot leads to five-year stray dog project
A WSPA-funded program created to manage Colombo’s large stray dog population was officially launched in a participating community yesterday, to run for the next five years.

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 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.

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.

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.

Promoting animal welfare, protecting human health
In the last 10 years, over 75% of the diseases that reached people were caused by infections from animals or animal products.

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A stray dog that has survived flooding, Colombia