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

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.

Working donkey with lameness in Ethiopia

Help save animals from the agony of lameness

Every day, thousands of working animals endure the unbearable pain of lameness, preventing them from standing or moving normally. They need your help today.

Virtual e-gifts donkey charity shop

Gifts of Health & Happiness

When you buy a special e-gift for yourself or a loved one, you are helping to improve the lives of working animals in desperate need.

A lifeline for working camels in India

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

Working donkey with lameness in Ethiopia

Help save animals from the agony of lameness

Every day, thousands of working animals endure the unbearable pain of lameness, preventing them from standing or moving normally. They need your help today.

Virtual e-gifts donkey charity shop

Gifts of Health & Happiness

When you buy a special e-gift for yourself or a loved one, you are helping to improve the lives of working animals in desperate 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  

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.