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

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Recent news & updates

The welfare of rabbits and rodents

Did you know that, for the last 26 years UFAW, in partnership with the RSPCA, has held a joint one-day meeting every autumn to share the latest developments in the care and welfare of rabbits and rodents used in scientific research?  


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UFAW recently part-funded research which provided the first measurable evidence that dogs in meat farms are kept in conditions associated with poor welfare and identified the need for better welfare law to protect farmed dogs.


Tougher start could help captive-bred game birds

Tougher early lives could help captive-bred game birds develop survival skills for adulthood in the wild, new research suggests.


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