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

UFAW marks International Women’s Day on 8th March Marguerite Silverman

UFAW marks International Women’s Day by sharing the stories of two remarkable women who not only made a lasting impact in animal welfare but led the way for generations of women scientists and veterinarians to come. 

The vet who helped animals in Israel

No-one knew where it came from, what I should do with it, where I could take it.  I talked to everyone… I did not know what to do and did not want to do anything.


UFAW marks International Women's day on 8th March Dame Olga Uvarov

The orphan who fled the Bolsheviks

She was given a Red Cross label marked ‘Orphan No 7’ to hang around her neck, and was told to pack a basket with a change of clothes…..


Farm animal welfare

Humans have been farming animals for a very long time (over 10,000 years) and, over the past few decades, considerable progress has been made in improving farm animal welfare (such as better-quality veterinary care, enhanced nutrition, and a greater understanding of animal behaviour and genetics).


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