Brown horse with SPANA vet
Brown horse with SPANA vet


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...

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.

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.

A lifeline for working camels in India

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

International Working Animal Day education resources

Lessons from our education team that you can use with you students on IWAD 2020

Morocco donkey eating

Meet one of our vet volunteers

Read about our emergency project building and repairing wells to help animals suffering a devastating drought known as the 'dzud'.

Donkey Teatime Gift Set containing a tray, coaster and mug

Charity Christmas Gifts

We know Christmas gift ideas can be hard to come up with, so we’ve put together a list of options for charity gifting this season.

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