Science in the Service of Animal Welfare

UFAW is an internationally recognised, independent, scientific and educational animal welfare charity concerned with improving knowledge and understanding of animals’ needs. It promotes high standards of welfare and practical, long-lasting solutions to welfare problems for farm, companion, laboratory, captive wild animals and those with which we interact in the wild.

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UFAW’s work relies on your support. Please help us to continue our vital work. You can pledge a monthly amount of your choice (click on the box below)

£3 A month could help us to provide educational materials to improve animal welfare in developing countries

£10 A month could help us to progress our outreach work to help animals around the world

or you can make a one-off donation of your choice 

£20 wilPoniesl help us to fund initiatives like the garden wildlife health
project

£50 helps us to fund projects such as our research into lifetime indicators of animal welfare


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Recent news & updates

EU Referendum

UFAW is an international scientific animal welfare organisation but is based within the UK. We do not believe that the UK EU referendum result will have any immediate effects on welfare legislation within the UK. The charity will however be keeping a very close eye on developments. UFAW will continue to work to ensure that existing good legislative provisions are maintained and that advances in animal welfare science become incorporated into UK and also international legislation. 


The 9 to 5 rodent: time for change?

UFAW’S Senior Scientific Programme Manager Dr Huw Golledge will be giving a presentation at the Measuring Behaviour symposium in Dublin on the 27th of May which will be looking at the animal welfare implications associated with studying the behaviour of laboratory rats and mice and disturbing them when they would normally be asleep. 


UFAW International Symposium 2017

Measuring animal welfare and applying scientific advances - Why is it still so difficult?

27-29th June 2017


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