Brown horse with SPANA vet
Brown horse with SPANA vet

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Donkey receiving treatment for injured leg from SPANA vets.

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...

Camels used for tourism, resting in the sand

Sustainable Travel – Why It’s Important

While it is lovely to travel and take in both the history and culture of a place, in today’s world eco travelling ensures the long-term...

A lady dressed in a blouse, skirt and hat holds out a large plate of donkey food for four donkeys

How to Help Animals

If you love them like we do, you’ll want to help animals in every way you can. Whether you’re in the UK or living abroad,...

White calf sits down in hay outside

The Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare

The Five Freedoms of animal welfare present a standard of care that is followed across the globe. Included in the UK government’s Animal Welfare Act...

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...

Get your donkey face mask!

Our adorable donkey face mask is a great way to show your love for animals. All profits go towards helping working animals. Buy yours today!​

Lucky Horseshoe Spring Raffle – Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the winners of our 2021 Lucky Horseshoe Spring Raffle!

Support SPANA This April in the Discount Promo Codes Charity Poll

Please vote for SPANA in the Discount Promo Codes charity poll and help us win a generous charity donation for working animals around the world.

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.

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