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World Animal Day 2014 in Kurdistan

By at November 18, 2014 | 11:12 am | 0 Comment

Sulaiman Saeed, World Animal Day Ambassador in Kurdistan and President of the Kurdistan Organization for Animal Rights Protection (KOARP), had big plans for celebrating World Animal Day this year involving Miss Kurdistan 2014, Finik Mahammed, and some wonderful activities for the children. Unfortunately, celebrations had to be postponed four times due to the

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Help-Save-A-Pet-Fund volunteers promote WAD on YouTube

By at November 3, 2014 | 4:55 pm | 0 Comment

Emily  Chow, Help-Save-A-Pet-Fund, Taiwan, says: "We are very happy that our young voluntary workers did such a great job promoting World Animal Day this year.  This is the first year that our young volunteers ran a project on their own.  Young people have a different view of effective promotion and know how to use the new media better.  Moreover, young people

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Korea welcomes another World Animal Day Ambassador

By at October 30, 2014 | 2:44 pm | 0 Comment

We are delighted to welcome Ms Kim Aera, Founder and President of the Korean Alliance for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (KAPCA), as a World Animal Day Ambassador representing Korea's animals.  Kim was strongly recommended to us by Gina Moon, our other World Animal Day Ambassador in Korea.  Kim and her organisation have been working tirelessly to make Korea a better

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SPARE’s 13 years of helping raise animal welfare standards in Egypt

By at October 27, 2014 | 11:18 am | 0 Comment

Amina Abaza, our wonderful Ambassador in Egypt has produced a video in celebration of the Society for the Protection of Animal Rights in Egypt's (SPARE) 13th anniversary of helping to raise animal welfare standards in the country. Amina, President of SPARE, says she's really proud of what the organisation has achieved in a country where many people care little about

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Malawi – another Ambassador appointed in Africa

By at October 16, 2014 | 5:28 pm | 0 Comment

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Richard to our team as an Ambassador for Malawi's animals.  It's fabulous that Africa is adding to its team of 'warriors' - we'll soon have someone representing every country on the African continent! Dr Richard Kimera Ssuna is Programmes Director for the Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA). If you

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Bulgaria welcomes a new Ambassador

By at October 14, 2014 | 5:29 pm | 0 Comment

Milka Chuleva takes over as World Animal Day Ambassador in Bulgaria!  Milka works with the 'Intimate With Nature Society' (IWNS), a non-profit organization that inspires people to respect and care responsibly for animals and nature.  The society's activities revolve around lobbying for improvements to animal protection legislation, humane education. pet adoption;

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New Ambassador for Tanzania

By at October 13, 2014 | 4:05 pm | 0 Comment

Tanzania's animals welcome Thomas Kahema as another Ambassador. Thomas is Executive Director of the Tanzania Animal Welfare Society.  Alongside charities working to help street children,  TAWESO are working to improve the welfare of animals and give them a voice. You can find out more about the work of Thomas and his team by clicking

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Call upon Greek State to recognise animals as sentient beings

By at October 6, 2014 | 9:57 am | 0 Comment

On October 4, 2014, World Animal Day, the Pan-Hellenic Animal and Environmental Federation launches a very important petition aimed at the Revision of the Greek Constitution according to which currently animals are recognized by the legislation as tools – human property (res). We ask for a revision of the Greek Constitution to define and elucidate that our biological

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Winner of World Animal Day grant is announced!

By at October 3, 2014 | 11:49 am | 0 Comment

THE WINNER IS............... 'People for Animals Ghaziabad', India.  Project: In India it is common place for bullock carts and tonga carts to be overladen causing great distress, horrendous injuries and, on many occasions, death as the poor animals struggle to pull their loads. This needless cruelty goes on day after day making education essential. PFA

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Nigeria welcomes Emmanuel

By at September 24, 2014 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment

Emmanuel Eyoh Executive Director of the Nigeria SPCA and Founder of the Nigeria Animal Welfare Foundation.  In addition, he is the president of the Nigeria Vegetarian Society and the IVU Africa Regional Representative. Emmanuel is also responsible for organizing the first ever World Animal Day events in Nigeria in 1997, in partnership with the then Federal

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