Two Mauritanian donkeys
Two Mauritanian donkeys

Working Animal Success Stories

A SPANA vet treats a working donkey with a hobble wound

Amina the donkey’s excruciating hobble wound

Amina the donkey visited SPANA’s mobile clinic in Tunisia to receive essential treatment for a painful hobble wound.

A SPANA vet in Ethiopia treats a working horse suffering from EZL

Abebe the horse’s EZL woes

Find out how SPANA vets in Ethiopia helped Abebe the horse when he contracted the highly infectious skin disease epizootic lymphangitis (EZL).

SPANA vets in Mauritania treat a horse with conjunctivitis and a blocked tear duct

Sight saver: how SPANA vets treated Med the horse’s painful eye condition

When Med the horse was suffering from severe conjunctivitis, SPANA vets in Mauritania were on hand to help him get better.

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.

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