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

Animal Welfare Student Scholars

Congratulations to our Animal Welfare Student Scholars who presented their research to their peers at a meeting in Glasgow. Presentations covered a variety of topics from how drugs used to treat epilepsy in dogs impacted on their food motivation to investigating depression in horses.


Latest issue of Animal Welfare out now!

Have you ever wondered how underwater noise affects marine mammals? Or the role of the brain in the control of conscious perception and death?  The latest issue of Animal Welfare is out now and throws light on these and other key topics. 


Animal Welfare Across Borders meeting - Hong Kong

UFAW recently supported a two-day international conference in Hong Kong as part of its activities worldwide to promote animal welfare.  Talks focussed on animal welfare issues experienced across the globe, from attitudes to pig welfare within the Chinese pig industry to differences in the regulations governing the use of animals in research around the world. 


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