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 will help us to fund initiatives like the garden wildlife healthproject        £50 helps us to fund projects such as our research into lifetime indicators of animal welfare

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Recent news & updates

Improvements in animal welfare do not automatically change public opinion or decrease farm income

A new, more comprehensive approach to evaluating measures to improve sow and piglet welfare in terms of their effect on farm income and public attitudes as well as animal welfare has delivered some interesting results.

UFAW’S Journal Animal Welfare now PCI friendly

UFAW’s respected and renowned Journal Animal Welfare will now consider articles recommended by Peer Community in Animal Science (PCI Animal Science).

New section editors join UFAW’s Animal Welfare Journal editorial team

After nearly twenty years of loyal service, Professor Peter Sandøe has stood down as Section Editor for Ethics, Philosophy and Social Science.  During this time, Peter has taken charge of close to 100 papers and we would like to thank him for all his hard work on the Journal, which has been deeply appreciated.

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