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Animal welfare
to?support good
We work with Zoos
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Animal Welfare
That Compromise
Wild Animal Practices
We Challenge Captive
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captive animal welfare
We improve
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cultural differences but don’t let them become an excuse for poor welfare

We Respect

“As custodians of animals, it is our absolute moral imperative to provide for the highest standards of individual animal care and wellbeing.

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We improve animal welfare for all species held in zoos, aquariums and sanctuaries.

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Working With, not Against

We work with facilities, not against them, to help support long term change in animal care.

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Challenging Captive Practices

We challenge captive wild animal practices that compromise animal welfare

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“Our Vision is to end the suffering of captive wild animals around the world, ensuring full and sustainable protection is given to all animals in human care.”

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“We believe in a compassionate and empathy-based approach to animal welfare, because all animals in our care deserve our compassion and protection.”?

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Wild Welfare Worldwide

Wild Welfare believes in a compassionate, empathy-based approach to animal welfare. We support projects that aim to end the suffering of wild animals living in captivity around the world.

Our Projects

Our projects help wild animals living in poor conditions in captivity. We build constructive relationships with individual zoos, animal welfare organisations, wild animal facilities and communities, ensuring long-term changes are made to help improve animal welfare.

Inspiring Change

We assess, advise and train the people caring for wild animals in zoos and aquariums around the world, developing their compassion, capacity and engagement with positive animal care and welfare practices.

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Partner For Animals: Wild Welfare’s Partnership Programme

Wild Welfare recognises that zoos, aquariums and sanctuaries can play an integral role in all our lives, with...
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Hippo in a pool at the zoo 

Animal welfare in Southeast Asian zoos

Wild Welfare is helping implement a welfare certification programme (alongside the Southeast Asian Zoos and Aquariums Association), that...
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close-up on a giraffe, Image ? Gwen Weustink on Unsplash 

Animal welfare in Japan

Recent estimates put the number of zoos and aquariums in Japan at more than 3,000. This huge number...
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reptile, Image ? Mitchell Lawler on Unsplash 

Zoo animal welfare in Vietnam

In Vietnam, a lack of government regulation, experience and skills has resulted in some poorly managed facilities across...
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