Charities we have supported

Although we are only a small group we sometimes find ourselves in a position to make donations to groups, nominated by our members, which are working directly for the welfare of animals. Below are brief details of groups to which we have donated in the last couple of years.

In 2023:

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Animal Free Research

Working since 1977, they use peaceful means to end animal cruelty and change the status and perception of animals from “objects” that can be used for human gain to sentient individuals whose rights should be respected.

Many Tears

This group is based in Carmarthenshire but has dogs in foster homes throughout the UK. They mainly take in and rehome ex-breeding dogs many of whom have never seen the outside world before.

Naturewatch Foundation

Founded in 1991, their mission is to end animal cruelty and advance animal welfare standards around the world.

Paws For Kids (Endeavour)

They are the first domestic abuse charity in the UK to offer an in-house pet fostering service to enable those with pets to flee an abusive household without surrendering or leaving animals.

In 2022:

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VIVA!

Founded in 1994, this is a vegan campaigning charity specialising in undercover investigations and high-profile animal campaigns.Text

Humane Society International

This is a leading force for animal protection with active campaigns to protect British wildlife, to reduce and replace animal use in scientific research and product testing, to expose and stop the sale of fur and to reduce the number of animal suffering on farms.

Hector’s House

This is a local Devon animal rescue group working to rescue and rehabilitate stray cats alongside other local charities. They provide for those cats who need extra care before they can be rehomed.

Dog Desk Animal Action

This group work in Turkey providing shelter and clinical support for hundreds of dogs.

Animal Interfaith Alliance

This is an alliance of the world’s most influential faith-based, animal advocacy organisations which speaks out on the moral treatment of animal by drawing on the combined wisdom of all faiths and worldviews.

Ban Trophy Hunting

A group working to ban the killing of animals for sport.

Cruelty Free International

It works to create a world where no animal suffers in a laboratory.

Soi Dog UK

This was established in 2003 in Phuket, Thailand to help the street dogs and cats who had no one else to care for them. It provides a humane and sustainable solution to managing the stray population and to address their medical needs.

Beneath The Wood

This is a sanctuary in Ceredigion in Wales which provides permanent homes for dogs with behavioural issues, pigs, sheep, cats and horses.

Wild Futures

They are working to stop the primate pet trade and to protect primates and their habitats worldwide.

Rolda UK

This group works to aid abused and neglected animals in Romania. They care for hundreds of cats and dogs in 3 shelters, and help poor communities to look after their animals and run education campaigns. 

Animal Aid

Working since 1977, they use peaceful means to end animal cruelty and change the status and perception of animals from “objects” that can be used for human gain to sentient individuals whose rights should be respected.