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

International Working Animal Day 2022

SPANA’s sixth annual International Working Animal Day is raising awareness about the essential role working animals carry out transporting water and producing food in developing...

Woman celebrating SPANA run with arms raised at Royal Parks Half Marathon

Run the Royal Parks Half Marathon for SPANA

Run for charity in one of the most scenic UK half marathons across central London's Royal Parks. Find out about the Royal Parks Half Marathon...

Working horse walking into stable with SPANA vet to recover from surgery

Provide lifesaving surgery to working animals in critical condition

Help SPANA’s dedicated vets have the vital medicines, surgical tools and specialist equipment they need.

International Working Animal Day 2022

SPANA’s sixth annual International Working Animal Day is raising awareness about the essential role working animals carry out transporting water and producing food in developing...

Woman celebrating SPANA run with arms raised at Royal Parks Half Marathon

Run the Royal Parks Half Marathon for SPANA

Run for charity in one of the most scenic UK half marathons across central London's Royal Parks. Find out about the Royal Parks Half Marathon...

Working horse walking into stable with SPANA vet to recover from surgery

Provide lifesaving surgery to working animals in critical condition

Help SPANA’s dedicated vets have the vital medicines, surgical tools and specialist equipment they need.

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  

291k

working animals in need each year

We provide free treatment from over

50

veterinary facilities worldwide

Leave a kinder future for working animals with a gift in your will

Discover how leaving a legacy to SPANA will help working animals long into the future.

How you can help

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