Donkey on the right hand side carrying 2 yellow water barrels.

Improving the welfare of working animals

During this difficult time, help us treat and care for working animals in the world’s poorest communities

Become a stable sponsor

Our stables are a lifeline for thousands of donkeys, horses and mules. Sponsor a stable and provide a haven for sick and injured working animals.

Keera the water donkey’s harness wounds

Keera the donkey was suffering from nasty wounds caused by a problem with the water cart she pulls and needed immediate help from SPANA vets...

Provide emergency treatment for working animals suffering from serious injuries

Working animals are at risk of serious injuries because of the hazardous environments they work in.

Become a stable sponsor

Our stables are a lifeline for thousands of donkeys, horses and mules. Sponsor a stable and provide a haven for sick and injured working animals.

Keera the water donkey’s harness wounds

Keera the donkey was suffering from nasty wounds caused by a problem with the water cart she pulls and needed immediate help from SPANA vets...

Provide emergency treatment for working animals suffering from serious injuries

Working animals are at risk of serious injuries because of the hazardous environments they work in.

How do we help?

Thanks to the generous support of our supporters, we deliver free veterinary care to working animals in some of the poorest communities in the world. SPANA projects across the world give working animals the best chance of a life free from unnecessary pain and suffering.

There are over 

200m

working animals around the world, being used as trucks, tractors and taxis

We treat more than  

283k

working animals in need each year

We provide free treatment from over

62

veterinary facilities worldwide

Get your donkey face mask!

Our adorable donkey face mask is a great way to show your love for animals. All profits go towards helping working animals. Buy yours today!​

How you can help

Whether it’s making a donation, raising money, running a marathon, giving your time or leaving a legacy, there are lots of ways you can help working animals with SPANA.