National disaster response plans in Guatemala will now include protocol for the care of animals thanks to an idea formulated by Brooke’s partner, ESAP.
A survey has found that almost a quarter of pet owners in the UK have gone overdue on their animals' regular vaccinations.
Research by Brooke has identified the vital link between the welfare of cart donkeys working in waste management in Pakistan and the livelihoods of their owners.
Brooke has announced Huufe as its official tracking app for MyHackathon 2019.
An estimated 100 million working horses, donkeys and mules contribute to the livelihoods of many poor communities around the world. Yet, their contribution does not receive the same recognition as other livestock in policies and programmes. Furthermore, gaps in education and training of animal health practitioners and lack of awareness of good welfare practices amongst equine owners mean that all over the world equids suffer unnecessarily.
A new five-year, multi-agency project is set to study new ways to tackle the widespread and debilitating disease Epizootic Lymphangitis (EZL) that has a significant impact on horses, donkeys, mules and human livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Brooke Ethiopia officially opened the Dodola Town Equine Welfare Service and Training Centre in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, providing a much needed resource for the area’s many working horses, donkeys and mules.
November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of WW1 and the conclusion of Brooke’s year-long Every Horse Remembered campaign, which highlights the heroic struggle of working horses, donkeys and mules of the past and present, and help build better lives for future generations.
Brooke has been chosen as the official charity for the World Equestrian Games in North Carolina on 11 - 23 September.
Thanks to a public appeal in the UK and USA, Brooke and its sister organisation Brooke USA was able to provide food, water and emergency veterinary treatment to over 300 working equines living in the areas worst affected by June’s Fuego volcano eruptions.