Veterinary care

A lifeline for working animals

At some pointFarrier shoeing horse in their lives, every working animal will need a vet. Yet worldwide most won’t even enjoy basic veterinary care. Sick, injured or lame animals must continue to work, and preventable diseases still affect countless. 

Impoverished owners often struggle to afford the nutrition, healthcare and humane equipment needed to support their animals.

A SPANA vet is the best chance – often the only chance – many working animals have of a life free from unnecessary pain and suffering. 

Each year, SPANA’s dedicated teams provide free veterinary care for hundreds of thousands of working animals in need. SPANA vaccinates to prevent disease, treats injuries to relieve pain, and replaces homemade and ill-fitting equipment that cause wounds.

We provide a network of free animal hospitals in towns and cities across the world, while our mobile clinics deliver vital, lifesaving veterinary care to remote and isolated rural communities.

Operating in difficult conditions, with an almost limitless need, our vets are at the frontline in our daily battle to ease suffering and promote animal welfare.

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