In 1930 wealthy Scottish socialite Dorothy Brooke followed her new husband to Cairo, where she discovered thousands of suffering former British war horses leading lives of toil and misery.
Brooke has been granted Specialized Consultative Status with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO).
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.
At the end of 2017 Brooke held its first Global Animal Health Exchange.
Brooke global ambassador Charlotte Dujardin travelled to India to experience first hand the work the charity carries out.
TK Maxx has removed a beauty product from its stores containing 'donkey oil'
#MyHackathon, a fundraising challenge launched by animal welfare charity Brooke in April 2017 has drawn to a close, raising a massive £20,000
Every day, around 400 donkeys in Kenya are being killed for their skins. Many are stolen from their owners, often overnight, and their hide is shipped off to be used for traditional remedies overseas.
Deborah Meaden represented Brooke with Chief Executive Petra Ingram at the Animals in War Memorial service on 10 November 2017. The Service was organised and funded by Petplan charitable trust and Dogs Trust