Two Mauritanian donkeys
Two Mauritanian donkeys

Working Animals Success stories

SPANA helps donkey trapped for seven days

SPANA came to the aid of a donkey who was left trapped and fighting for its life after the earthquake in Morocco.

Zine the donkey’s vital care at the SPANA stables

When Zine the donkey suffered a serious wound on his leg, he needed to stay at SPANA’s stables in Tunisia for two weeks.

Mule in Tunisia suffering from habronema and harness wounds

Beji the mule’s itchy eyes

Find out how SPANA’s veterinary team in Tunisia helped a mule with a painful eye condition.

Oxmo the donkey’s near fatal run-in with plastic

This International Working Animal Day (15 June), we’re highlighting the devastating impact of plastic pollution on working animals like Oxmo, a donkey who needed urgent...

A lifesaving stay at the SPANA stables

Find out how SPANA’s veterinary team saved Went, a donkey who needed three days of intensive care at our veterinary centre in Mauritania.

Helping Assimi the donkey harness a healthier life

When Assimi the donkey’s noseband caused a painful wound to develop across the bridge of his nose, SPANA vets in Mali were on hand to...

How SPANA got Zoro the horse back on the road

When Zoro the horse suffered a horrific injury to his leg, his owner took him straight to SPANA’s veterinary centre in Marrakech for emergency treatment.

Bono the mule’s visit to the SPANA dentist

Find out how SPANA vets in Morocco helped an elderly mule in need of urgent dental treatment.

Miruts the horse’s urgent EZL treatment 

When Miruts the horse developed epizootic lymphangitis (EZL), SPANA vets in Ethiopia worked quickly to treat this deadly disease. 

Nadia the mule’s new shoes

This World Animal Day, we’re highlighting the plight of animals, like Nadia the mule, who work in extreme conditions across the world.

SPANA puts the spring back in DJ’s step

A visit to SPANA’s mobile clinic in Samanko, Mali, saved DJ the donkey from becoming lame.

Nayef the foal’s road to recovery

When Nayef was injured in a road accident, the foal was admitted to SPANA’s stables in Morocco for expert treatment.

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