In a recent article for Business Insider and the Telegraph, deputy director general of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Dr Brian Evans, said that to ensure food security we must prevent and control diseases that have their source in animals used for food.
Brooke Patron Sir Peter O’Sullevan has died peacefully at home at the age of 97.
Olympic gold medallist Jane Holderness-Roddam CBE completed her first one-day event for 13 years on veteran horse Tiger’s Eye II to raise money for equine charities Brooke and World Horse Welfare. The event took place on 18 August 2015 at West Wilts Equestrian Centre.
Gill Meningen from Coveney in Ely is calling all Cambridgeshire animal lovers to join her at Cambridge University’s Department of Veterinary medicine on 11 July 2015, where the Brooke is launching its first animal welfare roadshow.
Two vets from Barnstaple complete the 194-mile Wainwright Coast to Coast challenge for Brooke.
On 25 April a huge 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. The government and charities worldwide rallied to help affected communities. However, there were also 1,650 injured, trapped and terrified horses, mules and donkeys who had been working carrying bricks for their owners.
Every day, in some of the world’s poorest communities, there are 100 million working donkeys and horses who carry bricks, concrete, heavy stones and other extremely heavy material in temperatures of up to 60 degrees centigrade (next to brick kilns) for their owners to make a living. The Brooke estimates these hard working animals are burning over 53,000 calories a day.
Brooke vets in Pakistan and the University of Bristol publish paper about recognising when a donkey is in pain.
After getting down on one knee and proposing to his girlfriend, a British man had to explain to his new fiancée why she would not be receiving a diamond ring.
Melissa Liszewski has been presented with a prestigious animal welfare award from CEVA for helping working horses, donkeys and mules as part of her work with international equine welfare charity Brooke.