Even though they’re essential to helping millions of vulnerable families, sadly, for many of these hardworking animals, life is extremely difficult. Especially as most lack access to even the most basic veterinary care.
That’s why SPANA is so passionate about protecting working animals, providing over 200,000 free vet treatments to horses, donkeys, mules and camels each year across Africa and the Middle East.
Some of the most common problems our vets treat each day include conditions relating to malnutrition, dental disease, and arthritis. Bullo a horse with colic
Animals such as Bullo, a horse from Ethiopia, suffer from painful conditions like colic as a result of dehydration and the wrong diet. Their owners aren’t trying to harm their animals on purpose, they just don’t know the best way to take care of them.