Two Mauritanian donkeys
Two Mauritanian donkeys

Working Animals Success stories

SPANA helps donkey trapped for seven days

SPANA came to the aid of a donkey who was left trapped and fighting for its life after the earthquake in Morocco.

SPANA vets in Ethiopia treat a horse with EZL

Buloh the horse begins treatment for EZL

Treating the highly infectious skin disease epizootic lymphangitis (EZL) is a long process. Meet Buloh, a horse from Ethiopia at the very start of his treatment. 

An elderly horse in Mauritania treated by SPANA vets

Dominique the horse’s dental treatment

Find out how SPANA’s veterinary team in Mauritania provided vital dental treatment for a horse called Dominique. 

SPANA vets treat a donkey suffering from a leg injury in Mali

Massa the donkey’s painful leg injury

Find out how SPANA’s veterinary team in Mali treated Massa, a donkey suffering from an injured leg. 

Zine the donkey’s vital care at the SPANA stables

When Zine the donkey suffered a serious wound on his leg, he needed to stay at SPANA’s stables in Tunisia for two weeks.

Mule in Tunisia suffering from habronema and harness wounds

Beji the mule’s itchy eyes

Find out how SPANA’s veterinary team in Tunisia helped a mule with a painful eye condition.

Oxmo the donkey’s near fatal run-in with plastic

This International Working Animal Day (15 June), we’re highlighting the devastating impact of plastic pollution on working animals like Oxmo, a donkey who needed urgent...

Oumou the donkey’s visit to SPANA’s mobile clinic

Find out how Oumou the donkey was able to receive vital veterinary care thanks to SPANA’s mobile clinic.

Mulatu the carthorse’s comfortable new harness

When Mulatu the carthorse’s worn harness caused an agonising wound, SPANA’s veterinary team in Ethiopia gave him the care he urgently needed.

Omar the donkey’s excruciating colic

Find out how SPANA’s veterinary team in Tunisia helped Omar, a donkey with a bad case of colic.

A lifesaving stay at the SPANA stables

Find out how SPANA’s veterinary team saved Went, a donkey who needed three days of intensive care at our veterinary centre in Mauritania.

two men applying a bandage to a cream donkey's face.

Helping Assimi the donkey harness a healthier life

When Assimi the donkey’s noseband caused a painful wound to develop across the bridge of his nose, SPANA vets in Mali were on hand to...

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