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8 May 2019

On World Donkey Day, the International Coalition for Working Equids (ICWE) welcomed the World Organisation for Animal Health’s (OIE) 3 May statement calling for better implementation of OIE standards to help protect the welfare of donkeys – and the people who rely on them - which are currently at risk due to the global trade in donkey skins, especially in Africa.

Sokone shelter
25 March 2019

Brooke West Africa marked the opening of a new equine shelter in Mekhe, Senegal on 27 December 2018. The shelter, which is close to the local market will provide owners and working horses, donkeys and mules with vital shade and water.

19 March 2019

Bestselling Yorkshire children’s author Hannah Russell is taking on the Simplyhealth Great North Run on Sunday 8 September to raise funds for Brooke.

Tommy statue (Seaham)
11 March 2019

International animal welfare charity Brooke raised £2000 thanks to donations from theatregoers during the Sunderland Empire Theatre leg of the War Horse UK tour, which ran from 6 to 23 February.