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.

Please support UFAW

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


Latest Appeal

Please click on the box below to see UFAW's current Appeal.

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Recent news & updates

Cats do have facial expressions, but you probably can’t read them

A paper published in the latest issue of UFAW’s Journal Animal Welfare covers a recent study on cat facial expressions carried out by scientists at the University of Guelph in Ontario.  


Annual Report showcases science in the service of animal welfare

UFAW’s Annual Report for 2018-19, which has just been published, emphasises the charity’s role in pushing the boundaries of our knowledge of animals and their needs. 


10th Remember a Charity Week busts some of the myths around leaving a legacy

The 10th Remember a Charity week, which launches this week, is using a quirky format which imitates a 1970s-inspired popular TV show to explain some of the most common misconceptions around legacy giving.


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