Animal protection

27 MAY

This activity is best explained by some general examples of the activities a charity may undertake within this category. The examples are not an exhaustive list. They are presented as a guide. A charity’s experience or interpretation of the category may be different. See Charity Activities.

Animal protection

Animal protection and welfare – Includes animal shelters and humane societies.

Example: an organisation provides shelter accommodation for lost and surrendered dogs and cats and finds new homes for them.

Wildlife preservation and protection – Includes sanctuaries and refuges.

Example: an organisation provides a sanctuary for injured native animals that are unable to fend for themselves in the wild.

Veterinary services – Animal hospitals and services providing care to farm and household animals and pets.

Example: an organisation provides free and low-cost veterinary services for the pets of people who are in financial need and therefore unable to afford to pay market rates for veterinary care.


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