Two Mauritanian donkeys
Two Mauritanian donkeys

Success stories

a brown horse in an outside paddock receiving an injection in its neck from a man wearing grey overalls.

Salli the horse gets her mojo back

Salli the horse had lost her appetite and was losing weight. Find out how SPANA vets in Mauritania provided the urgent care she needed.

A donkey with several men standing around it

Molla the donkey’s leg wound

Molla the donkey had a serious leg wound that needed expert treatment from SPANA vets in Ethiopia. 

Three working donkeys two grey, one brown eating hay from the floor with a smiling boy infront.

Tsegaye becomes a champion for donkey welfare

Find out how SPANA’s animal welfare classes changed the attitude of Tsegaye, a 12-year-old boy from Ethiopia.

Female SPANA vet smiling looking at a horses face

Lina the horse’s parasite problem

Lina the horse was losing weight and had no energy. Find out how SPANA vets in Tunisia gave her the essential treatment she needed.

SPANA vet kneeling down looking into a donkey's eye outside on grass

Derese the donkey’s eye treatment

On International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the women who transform the lives of working animals like Derese, a donkey in urgent need of treatment from...

SPANA vet standing with a grey donkey who is covered in sores

Safietou the donkey’s tumour treatment

Safietou the donkey had developed multiple skin tumours that needed expert treatment by SPANA vets in Mauritania.

Brown donkey outside in a paddock

Kamara the donkey gets the help he needs 

Kamara arrived at SPANA’s centre in Boghé, Mauritania, in a desperate state. Find out how SPANA vets helped him on the road to recovery. 

Brown horse standing outside in the sunshine with two stables behind it

SPANA vets nail Jacob’s lameness 

Jacob the horse was suffering from a puncture wound that required specialist farriery treatment by SPANA vets in South Africa. 

Two SPANA vets operating on a mule

Yasmin the mule’s navel surgery 

Yasmin the mule was suffering from a rare condition that needed immediate surgery by SPANA’s skilled vets in Chemaia, Morocco. 

Donkey's face with someone standing next to it

Marie’s mystery weight loss

Marie the donkey was losing weight, and her worried owner, Bakary, wasn’t sure why. Find out how a visit to SPANA’s mobile clinic in Mali...

SPANA vet examining Bruno the donkey's foot

Bruno the donkey’s tetanus risk

Find out how swift action from SPANA vets in Mali ensured an injured donkey working on rubbish dumps was protected from tetanus. 

Baby foal being fed milk by a SPANA vet

Emergency help for a newborn foal 

Two-day-old Sara was suffering from colic. Find out how SPANA vets in Morocco provided emergency treatment before her condition worsened. 

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