We assess the welfare of horses, donkeys and mules using scientifically-validated welfare assessment techniques. Our findings are used to prioritise our interventions, evaluate the effectiveness of our programmes and engage with communities.
Our animal welfare policy describes the standard behaviours and actions that all Brooke employees - and those representing Brooke within partner organisations or as consultants - are expected to demonstrate to respect the needs and feelings of animals involved with any aspect of the our work.
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.
This book offers insights and practical advice on how to provide effective healthcare for working equids in developing countries.
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.