SPANA (the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad) is the charity for the working animals of the world.

The SPANA story

SPANA was founded in 1923 by Kate Hosali and her daughter Nina, after they witnessed the suffering of animals on their travels through north Africa.

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Our people

An introduction to just a few of the people who help to ensure the charity runs smoothly and effectively.

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Discover how we fund our work to change the lives of working animals and how we spend your donations.

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Information for media professionals, including photos, press releases and background information on SPANA.

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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to some of the most recently asked questions about Gifts of Health and Happiness

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How Gifts of Health and Happiness Work

Every Gift of Health and Happiness that you buy from Happy Hooves helps to alleviate the suffering of hard working animals. And with lots of gifts to choose from, we hope you’ll find the perfect gift for the animal lovers in your life.

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