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Of the 39 animals discovered at the off-season kiln, 17 were dead at the scene

Emergency response in Nepal

30/10/12

When Brooke partner AHTCS (Animal Health Training and Consultancy Service) set off on a survey of welfare standards at one of the brick kilns in Nepal's Kathmandu valley, they didn't expect to find nearly 40 animals in a desperate state.

Of the 39 animals discovered at the off-season kiln, 17 were dead at the scene and the remaining 22 in a terrible state. The mangers were empty, there was no trace of water, and fresh faeces had signs of internal parasites raging through their debilitated bodies.


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Brooke chief executive Petra Ingram at the House of Lords
House of Lords supporter reception

09/10/12

On 9th October the Brooke rounded off an incredible summer with a reception at the House of Lords, hosted by: Lord Brooke; Sir Peter Davies, the Brooke’s Chairman; and Petra Ingram, the Brooke’s Chief Executive.

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It's is all about helping travellers to make educated choices by giving them the facts
Leading UK charities launch new website to help tourists avoid animal cruelty abroad

29/05/12

Leading animal welfare charities, MPs, and species experts gathered today for the launch of www.RIGHT-tourism.org - a new website to help tourists avoid supporting animal suffering whilst travelling.

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India Ride 2012

Photos from this year's epic India ride in aid of the Brooke.

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Latest blogs

Euthanasia - thumb

What happens when despite our best efforts, and the best efforts of local stakeholders, an animal’s illness, injury or overall condition means they have a poor outlook for a fit and pain free working life?

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By Melissa Liszewski , Animal Welfare & Community Engagement Advisor, 26 Jan 2015 Read Melissa Liszewski 's blog in full

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When working animals become sick or injured, traditional treatments passed down through generations are often used. Some are very good for the animals – such as cleaning a wound with salt water but there are many other practices that do more harm than good.

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By Jessie Khera, Brooke Staff, 12 Jan 2015 Read Jessie Khera's blog in full

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