Around the world, a lack of vets and other animal health workers is leading to the deaths of countless animals and the increased risk of diseases that transmit from animals to humans. To mark World Vet Day 2020 on 25 April, Brooke is calling for a worldwide investment in vets and animal health workers.
As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, working horses, donkeys and mules are still providing an essential role in ensuring communities in developing countries still have access to food, water and medical transport.
The challenge, which runs from March to October, calls upon riders across the UK and beyond to get out and hack 100 miles in 100 days and raise £100 for Brooke.
Social media stars Teddy the Shetland and This Esme are supporting Brooke’s first ever Donkey Dash on Sunday 12 July at Highfield Farm, the home of the prestigious Wellington Horse Trials in Hook, Hampshire.
On 24 February, the Kenyan government announced a ban on the slaughter of donkeys in Kenya, after being presented with a petition by donkey owners who marched to the Cabinet Secretary’s office.
Brooke Ethiopia was named joint best performing Non-Government Organisation (NGO) along with Life Water at this year’s GO NGO Annual Forum Meeting in Shashemene on 30 January, a jump from third place in 2019.
Brooke has published its first ever Research Review, giving key insights into the charity's research processes, achievements and learnings for 2019.
Equestrian YouTuber This Esme, famous for her horsey videos and vlogs, has been announced as Brooke’s new Ambassador, with a focus on inspiring young people to get involved with the charity.
Midsomer Murders star and long-term Brooke supporter John Nettles has leant his voice to the charity’s urgent TV appeal for a second time.
Leading animal welfare charities including Brooke have been providing hands on training for government officials from across the Americas on horse, donkey and mule welfare as part of an international seminar on working and farm animals.