To make a lasting difference to future generations of animals, our veterinary teams work to strengthen existing healthcare infrastructures.
This manual is a guide to improving the welfare of working animals through collective action, while taking into account the context of different target populations in terms of welfare risks to working animals and the vulnerability of their owners’ livelihoods.
On 30 October 2014 Brooke and the Petra authorities launched the Care for Petra campaign.
Our policy research provides the main evidence base for our advocacy. It allows us to make substantiated claims about the essential role of working equids in sustaining the livelihoods of their owners and the importance of their welfare for the benefit of people.
Our work with horses, donkeys and their owners in Petra Park in Jordan is a clear example of how our continually evolving approach to animal welfare is making a long-term impact and changing the way people think about and treat their animals
In 2014 Brooke undertook an assessment of several coal mine sites in Choa Saidan Shah in Pakistan, interviewing donkey owners and other mine workers.
The Brooke Pakistan programme has established a dedicated research resource to work on topics relating to service provision and community engagement, clinical issues and policy-related topics. The team aims to share details of their work at national and international level.
Download copies of our printed publications including our strategy, reports, policy briefings, the Sharing the Load manual, the Standardised Equine Based Welfare Assessment Tool and conference papers.
Brooke’s new Global Farriery Project aims to transform the farriery trade in low and middle income countries and make lasting improvements to animal welfare ensuring that healthy and happy working equids can continue to support communities’ livelihoods.