Today, more than 100,000 virtual dogs are marching across the Internet to deliver a global message: Use collars, not cruelty, in the fight against rabies.
Find out about the difference you helped us make for animals around the world last year.
The story of one beleaguered bear who, due to her own determination to survive, and to dedication of the resourceful BRC staff, has found a safe haven at last.
Over the last few weeks WSPA has lead two actions against bullfighting in both Mexico and Costa Rica.
Earlier this year, Reech, Pari and Shabnam became the latest bears to be rescued from a life of bear baiting.
WSPA's new North America-based campaign, launched yesterday, is putting hens back at the heart of farming.
Mayor helps movement towards bullfighting ban in Bogotá
WSPA's global campaign to protect dogs and communities from this deadly disease
Twenty years after building the world's first bear sanctuary, we opened the final enclosure at the Zarnesti Bear Sanctuary this week in the Carpathian Mountains, Romania.
A new WSPA report reveals the hidden costs of industrial animal agriculture
WSPA has helped to secure agreement from the UN to include sustainable livestock on the agenda for the UN Earth Summit (Rio+20).
WSPA’s mass vaccination project in Bangladesh is helping to protect thousands of dogs, as well as local families, from rabies.
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting has concluded with both successes and disappointments for those committed to protecting marine mammals.
We would like to congratulate the IUCN for voting a motion to end bear bile farming at their World Congress on Friday night.
WSPA learned that the President of the Government Commission had publicly stated the vote was "not a priority", and the assembly failed to accept the proposal within the deadline.
The World Society Protection of Animals and Compassion in World Farming has joined with a new research study.
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to John A. Hoyt, one of WSPA's founding board members.
The Korean government has publicly committed to find a way to end bear farming in 2012.
Dedicated to rescuing and protecting animals, WSPA's disaster relief team shares their most unforgettable moments.
As part of WSPA's Pawprint campaign, supporters ask world leaders to put animal welfare at the heart of the upcoming Rio+20 conference agenda
As 2012 sees a bullfight ban come into force in the Spanish region of Catalonia, WSPA is now working to halt the cruel practice across Latin America.
Balinese officials claim to bring the disease under control after island wide dog vaccination scheme
Comedian Ricky Gervais has announced his support for WSPA’s Collars Not Cruelty campaign to protect dogs from both cruelty and rabies.
This Mother's Day (May 13) show her the love with a Really Wild Gift
Former Beatle backs Stop Sea Turtle Farming campaign.
Cruel proposals are serious blow to animal welfare.
A momentous leap forward in the protection of animals was reached in the Dutch Senate today: a large majority voted to ban the production of fur.
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is asking you to make the plucky choice this Easter and switch to cage-free eggs!
Three female Asiatic black bears will now have a life free from bear baiting after being rescued through WSPA's Alternative Livelihoods Program.
The end of the bile industry is long overdue; the immense distress that the bears suffer is ongoing.
One of the smallest bears at the sanctuary tragically died from what we believe was a fatal snake bite.
WSPA spreads the word on turtle welfare.
The BRC has successfully saved two more female Asiatic black bears, named Robin (meaning love) and Yarrow (meaning healing).
Vietnam's pop diva My Linh and 50 other celebrities joined forces to celebrate Bear Day – calling for an end to the bear bile industry in Vietnam
WSPA will be calling on the UN and governments to recognize the importance and benefits of humane animal farming practices in ensuring we can feed the world sustainably.
WSPA wishes to recognize the Government of Canada’s $320,000 investment in improving the handling and transporting of farm animals.
Sustainability-focused food retailer takes a stand against cruel gestation crates
Canadian icon takes a stand against cruel gestation crates
WSPA’s 17 years of bear protection work in India and our part in ending the cruelty of bear dancing was recognized by the Indian government today
WSPA congratulates the Dhaka City Corporation for enforcing an immediate ban on dog culls in response to the threat of rabies.
New scheme ignores reality that whales are conscious, intelligent animals, not stocks in trade
WSPA is joining forces with some of the world's leading animal welfare groups to support the First International Conference on Dog Population Management 2012.
Dr David Bayvel joins WSPA in the summer as Chief Veterinary Adviser, expanding WSPA’s global presence in the field of veterinary science.
Global support is growing fast for WSPA's call for better farm animal welfare to be at the heart of discussions around sustainable