Brooke, Action for Working Horses and Donkeys has now rolled out the second version of the BrookeCheck tablet app to staff in India, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Senegal, and Kenya, and greatly expanded the functionality of the software.
This April veterinary surgeons, Carolyne Crowe and Brian Faulkner, are running an astonishing 10 marathons in 10 days, in extreme locations across the British Isles, to raise money for a cause close to their hearts, Brooke – Action for working horses and donkeys.
Head of Evidence and Research, Melissa Upjohn, and Senior Welfare Advisor, Kimberly Wells, identify the challenges in obtaining informed consent in low- and low-middle-income countries.
On February 2 Brooke hosted their #ProudToBeBrooke Supporter Day, an event inviting the charity’s friends and ambassadors to share in our recent success and hear about our upcoming plans to help find solutions to major issues facing donkeys, horses and mules.
On 23 January Brooke launched Brick Kiln Week, an online campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of South Asia’s brick kilns on working equines, people and the environment.
A new report, launched at a high level regional policy event in Nepal, 26-27 January 2017, will for the first time highlight the challenges of South Asia’s brick making industry by looking at human labour, working animal welfare, and the environment together.
Brooke responds to reports of blood from pregnant mares being extracted and exported for use in animal production.
Thanks to funding from the Petplan Charitable Trust, we developed a new Equine Welfare Assessment application for Android tablets. The app has been designed to Standardised Equine Based Welfare Assessment Tool (SEBWAT) to conduct assessments on animals, evaluate, and monitor equine welfare.
It has been a landmark year for Brooke, meeting the ambitious goal, set almost six years ago, of reaching two million working horses, donkeys and mules in a single year.
2016 has been a landmark year for Brooke, meeting its ambitious goal, set almost six years ago, of reaching two million working horses, donkeys and mules in a single year, more than any other organisation.
To help governments implement the OIE standards, technical experts from Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys, The Donkey Sanctuary, The Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA) and World Horse Welfare will have a joint poster displayed at the 4th OIE Global Conference on Animal Welfare in Mexico.