Improving the welfare of working animals

Join thousands of other Australians who believe that, for hardworking animals, a life of work shouldn’t mean a life of suffering.  

A lifeline for working camels in India

Find out how SPANA’s Australian donors are providing a lifeline to working camels in India.

Sydney City2Surf

Thousands of fundraisers take to the streets of Sydney in the City2Surf event. Discovoer how you can take part and support working animals the world...

Rubbish dump donkey

A simple jab can save a working animal from deadly tetanus

Many animals face the daily threat of tetanus – a debilitating disease that can cause an agonising death. Will you help them?

A lifeline for working camels in India

Find out how SPANA’s Australian donors are providing a lifeline to working camels in India.

Sydney City2Surf

Thousands of fundraisers take to the streets of Sydney in the City2Surf event. Discovoer how you can take part and support working animals the world...

Rubbish dump donkey

A simple jab can save a working animal from deadly tetanus

Many animals face the daily threat of tetanus – a debilitating disease that can cause an agonising death. Will you help them?

How do we help?

Thanks to the generous support of our supporters in Australia and worldwide, 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  

388k

working animals in need each year

We provide free treatment from over

50

veterinary facilities worldwide

Helping an elephant with an itch

The SPANA team in Myanmar recently helped Sien Nen, a 58-year-old elephant.

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.