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Universal Declaration of Animal Welfare
A UDAW would work for human health – animal welfare contributes to sustainable farming systems and the improvement of human food safety.

Animal clinics
With so many animals in developing countries requiring veterinary attention, the need for well-equipped treatment facilities is vital. WSPA helps local partners across the world set up veterinary clinics to deliver affordable care to animals in need.

Education meets celebration in Costa Rica
The Costa Rican government considers humane education to be an essential part of its ongoing “Peace for Nature initiative, and provided activities at the event to engage the children with the animal welfare message.

A place of sanctuary
Caged in cramped and unnatural surroundings, with poor nutrition, the illegally-held bears endure miserable lives. Romania’s animal welfare concerns also include bears living in outdated zoos which have failed to meet EU regulations.

The life of a dancing bear
Many bear cubs die from neglect and dehydration before they can be sold to Kalandars, India’s traditional dancing bear owners.

Jobs and Volunteers
Through an alliance of more than 1,000 animal welfare groups – with at least one member in virtually every country of the world – the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WPSA) works where there is the greatest need to stop animal suffering and cruelty.

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Each individual animal has intrinsic value, and that it is the responsibility of humans to ensure that their welfare is respected and protected.

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Ten Ways You Can Help Animals
This problem is made worse by “factory-style dog-breeding facilities known as puppy mills, which put profit above the welfare of animals.

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