Science in the Service of Animal Welfare

UFAW is an internationally recognised, independent, scientific and educational animal welfare charity concerned with improving knowledge and understanding of animals’ needs. It promotes high standards of welfare and practical, long-lasting solutions to welfare problems for farm, companion, laboratory, captive wild animals and those with which we interact in the wild.

Please support UFAW

UFAW’s work relies on your support. Please help us to continue our vital work. You can pledge a monthly amount of your choice (click on the box below)

£3 A month could help us to provide educational materials to improve animal welfare in developing countries

£10 A month could help us to progress our outreach work to help animals around the world

or you can make a one-off donation of your choice 

£20 wilPoniesl help us to fund initiatives like the garden wildlife health

£50 helps us to fund projects such as our research into lifetime indicators of animal welfare

Latest Appeal

Please click on the box below to see UFAW's current Appeal.

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Recent news & updates

Fighting for Ferals

Did you know that UFAW helped pave the way for the humane treatment of feral cats? 

Nationwide Remember a Charity Awareness Week

This year's annual Awareness Week (12th - 18th September) encourages people to consider leaving a charitable gift in their Will.

EU Referendum

UFAW is an international scientific animal welfare organisation but is based within the UK. We do not believe that the UK EU referendum result will have any immediate effects on welfare legislation within the UK. The charity will however be keeping a very close eye on developments. UFAW will continue to work to ensure that existing good legislative provisions are maintained and that advances in animal welfare science become incorporated into UK and also international legislation. 

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