Almost all the working animals we treat, including many camels are in rural areas, well away from tourist towns. The infrastructure is poor and animals are often the only means of transport.
SPANA’s ‘hands-on’ exhibition has been installed in a specially adapted bus which tours the country. The interactive exhibition focuses on animals and their place in the local environment. In 2010 our bus was able to visit more than 13,000 school children.
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SPANA runs mobile clinics which travel thousands of miles every year to reach working animals in remote communities and provide free veterinary treatment, equipment and owner education. Click the link above to find an owner who brings in their horse to our mobile clinic with a very inventive doughnut bandage
One donkey. 11 kilometres a day. 150kg of grass. This is the life of the 'halfa' donkeys
Camels are a fantastic example of evolution and adaptation – variable blood temperature, double water retention mechanisms, closing nostrils, double eye-lashes, etc etc. Perfect for living in the great sandy areas of the world
But one thing they can't deal with is splinters.
SPANA’s education bus regularly tours the country visiting places like Jendouba, Bou Salem, Oued Mliz and Gardimaou. The message it spreads across the country is simple: “Animals deserve to be treated with care and compassion.”
SPANA runs 22 mobile clinics which travel thousands of miles every year to reach working animals in remote communities to provide free veterinary treatment, equipment and owner education. Our vets are often the only source of veterinary care that these animals ever receive.Find out more
One donkey. 11 kilometres a day. 150kg of grass. This is the life of the 'halfa' donkeysFind out more
Why animals suffer reason four: InjuryFind out more