News

Keep up-to-date with the latest activities of UFAW including announcements about UFAW Awards open for application and the latest book releases.


UFAW’S July meeting to be a virtual event

24 April 2020

Having had to make the difficult decision to cancel our conference Recent advances in animal welfare science VII, work has been going on behind the scenes to see if we can hold the meeting, or elements of it, as a free virtual event.


The welfare of rabbits and rodents

3 April 2020

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?  


Will you help UFAW?

25 February 2020

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

30 January 2020

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


UFAW’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE AND SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR RETIRES

12 December 2019


Cats do have facial expressions, but you probably can’t read them

10 December 2019

A paper published in the latest issue of UFAW’s Journal Animal Welfare covers a recent study on cat facial expressions carried out by scientists at the University of Guelph in Ontario.  


Annual Report showcases science in the service of animal welfare

20 September 2019

UFAW’s Annual Report for 2018-19, which has just been published, emphasises the charity’s role in pushing the boundaries of our knowledge of animals and their needs. 


10th Remember a Charity Week busts some of the myths around leaving a legacy

18 September 2019

The 10th Remember a Charity week, which launches this week, is using a quirky format which imitates a 1970s-inspired popular TV show to explain some of the most common misconceptions around legacy giving.


UFAW needs you!

9 September 2019

We’re asking for your support to help us to do more.  We currently have a grants fund of £40,000 which enables us to fund quality projects which help a variety of animals across the globe. We’d like to be able to fund more, particularly as there are outstanding and deserving calls for support, but we need more funds to be able to do so. Can you help us?  


Pass on something wonderful – UFAW marks Remember a Charity Week

9 September 2019

Did you know that currently, despite the fact it’s one of the most important things you will ever do, only around 6% of us get round to writing a Will?  This week 9th-15th September) is Remember A Charity Week and UFAW is proud to be joining over 200 charities across the country to celebrate all the amazing individuals who support vital services by leaving a gift to charity in their Will.