Two men in blue SPANA vet overalls holding a horses mouth

How Leaving a Bequest to Charity Could Make a Lasting Difference

Many people decide on leaving a legacy to charity, alongside the gifts they pass on to loved ones. But how does this process work, and...

SPANA welcomes historic ban on deadly donkey skin trade

SPANA is thrilled to announce that, working alongside partners, we have been instrumental in securing a historic ban on the donkey skin trade across Africa.

donkey getting treatment

What is Tetanus?

Tetanus is a non-contagious bacterial infection that, if left untreated, is usually fatal to animals. The condition is also known as ‘lockjaw’ – since the...

Horse being examined and cared for by SPANA vets.

The Most Common Parasites in Animals

While it’s not always possible to avoid parasites in the first place, being able to reduce the risk of infection, identify types of parasites and...

vet in SPANA cap provides treatment to brown donkey, they are surrounded by brick walls and rubble

SPANA Morocco Earthquake Emergency Response – Week 1 update

SPANA teams have been working tirelessly to provide lifesaving care and support to working animals in desperate need.

SPANA Responds To Morocco Earthquake Disaster

All of us at SPANA are deeply saddened about the terrible disaster in Morocco. We are committed to supporting the country's working animals.

How to Look After Horses: The Basics

Looking after horses is hard work. Our basic guide on how to take care of a horse is here to help potential owners learn more...

10 Benefits of Shopping Local

From simple reasons like convenience to ones that affect the environment and local economy, here are 10 of the most impactful reasons to shop local...

Person donating to SPANA at a fundraising event

Virtual Fundraising Ideas

Finding new ways to support a charity through virtual fundraising has never been more critical amid the Covid-19 pandemic. As the world moves to an...

Donkey being examined by vet

What is a Parasite?

Even in the best conditions, animals are susceptible to infections from parasites. Find out what they are and how they can be treated.

Horses drinking Mongolia

SPANA Announced as Charity Of The Year By KBIS British Equestrian Insurance

We are delighted to announce that KBIS British Equestrian Insurance has named The Society of Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA) as its charity of the...

A SPANA Ethiopia vet listens to a horse's breathing

Day in the life: Dr Hanna Zewdu, Ethiopia Project Leader

Today, we meet Dr Hanna Zewdu, SPANA vet and Ethiopia Project Leader, to learn about a typical day for her.

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