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.

Ways you can help support UFAW

 

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Recent news & updates

NC3Rs award for UFAW-funded Research into Lab Mouse Housing

The National Centre for Replacement, Refinement and Reduction (NC3Rs) of animals in research recently awarded Dr Georgia Mason, Dr Michael Walker and colleagues from the University of Guelph, Canada, a highly commended award in their annual prize for their UFAW-funded work on mixed-strain housing for female mice to promote both refinement and the reduction of animals used in research. 


Animal Welfare Journal

Are consumers wilfully ignorant about animal welfare?  What are stakeholders’ perspectives of elephant welfare?  What effect does stress in the mother have for the progeny of sheep? The answers to these and other welfare questions can be found in the latest issue of the Journal Animal Welfare


Christmas cards and other promotional items

Just a brief reminder that UFAW’s range of Christmas cards and other items are available to purchase online.  Each purchase helps to promote and support the work of the charity and the current gift catalogue can be accessed here. You can also order your gifts on-line here


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