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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

WSPA sponsors Caribbean conference
Hosted by WSPA member societies the Antigua and Barbuda Humane Society and the Pegasus Foundation, and sponsored by WSPA, key topics of discussion included disaster management, animal welfare and humane stray control and marine mammal issues that affect the region.

World Rabies Day: Time for humane solutions
But WSPA’s work with member societies continues all year round, implementing effective and humane responses to rabies and improving dog welfare.

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 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!

65,000 dogs saved in Bali
Staff from WSPA member society the Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA) have been vaccinating free roaming dogs in Bali’s Gianyar district to prevent further outbreaks of rabies and show local authorities that culling is not the answer.

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.

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