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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 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.


First UFAW SAWI Research Scholarship Update

27 August 2019

In September 2011 a UFAW-SAWI research scholarship was given to Roi Mandel to carry out research on the welfare of dairy cattle under the supervision of Dr Eyal Klement of the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


Garden Wildlife Health Update

12 July 2019

Standfast:  Our goal is to discover and assess the disease threats facing our native populations of wildlife and our work provides the public and policy makers with the information to help prevent population declines due to disease.” Dr Becki Lawson from the Garden Wildlife Health Project at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology


Animal Welfare Student Scholars

12 June 2019

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!

12 June 2019

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

12 June 2019

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. 


Supporting animal welfare in Israel

23 May 2019

The UFAW SAWI Fund is dedicated to improving the welfare of animals in Israel and was established in 2003 when the Society for Animal Welfare in Israel was brought under UFAW’s wing in line with the wishes of SAWI’s founder, the late Miss Marguerite Silverman.


International Symposium on ovine footrot

23 May 2019

An important element of UFAW’s work is ensuring knowledge about the latest developments in animal welfare is disseminated.  We recently supported a symposium on foot rot in sheep, the most common cause of lameness in sheep which is present in 90% of UK flocks.


UFAW/Wiley Blackwell Animal Welfare series milestone

14 May 2019

It’s been 20 years since UFAW entered into an agreement with Wiley Blackwell to commission a book series on a wide range of animal welfare issues and animal welfare science.