Brown horse with SPANA vet
Brown horse with SPANA vet


Thin cows walking in field

Food, glorious food: The impact of drought on working animals

Our vet Hannah travelled to Ethiopia to see the devastating impact drought is having on working animals.

Mali rubbish and donkeys

Rubbish dump donkeys

Vet Hannah Davies took her first trip to Mali to see our work helping donkeys on the rubbish dumps of Bamako.

Vet training outside

Community training in Ethiopia

Our Community Training Advisor visited Ethiopia to train Community Training Officers and working animal owners.

Donkey and owners

Improving donkey care in Kenya

Read about our efforts to improve donkey care in Kenya by funding Vetworks.

Man holding a donkey

A busy day at the Chemaia Clinic

Read about our volunteer vet Harriet's time with SPANA at our clinic in Chemaia, Morocco.

Morocco team

“Fetch the anaesthetist!”: Practical surgery sessions in Morocco

SPANA vet Hannah Davies describes running a practical surgery session in Marrakech.

A horse with harmed eye

Helping Harry the horse

Newly-qualified vet Harriet treated Harry the horse’s mysterious wounds while volunteering with our team in Morocco.

Two smiling donkeys

A summer volunteering for Spana

Find out what happened when Bethany spent the summer volunteering for SPANA.

Four donkeys attached to cart by river

Taking on the vet charity challenge

Find out about the Vet Charity Challenge, a one-day fundraising event for those in the veterinary sector.

Horse in a livestock pen

Volunteering with SPANA: Back to Marrakech

Read about Jo Hardy's experience of volunteering with us in Morocco.

Group of people with donkeys outside

Donkey nutrition – making Samba stronger

Read about the advice SPANA gave Samba's owner on donkey nutrition to ensure he became stronger.