When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, you leapt into action.?
This year it became clear that the way we treat wild animals had to change to help avoid another catastrophic zoonotic disease from ravaging the planet.??
Over?1?million?of you?signed our petition demanding G20 world leaders take action to end the cruel wildlife trade and protect animals, people, and the planet.?
Although?the G20?failed?to address?the global wildlife trade at the Leaders’ Summit in November,?with your powerful voices behind us, we’re continuing the fight?into 2021?for the?lasting?change our?world so drastically needs.?
You?provided much-needed?food and?medical care to over?11,000?wild?animals?affected by the global pandemic, including elephants at high-welfare venues?that?were struggling?to care for them properly?when their income from ethical tourism declined.
When wildfires, floods, and explosions endangered the lives of animals, your generosity meant our partners on the ground had everything they needed to?respond quickly and?help?those animals in most need.?
In total, your support helped?28,475 animals?affected by disasters in 2020.?
Intensive farming is the single largest source of animal suffering on Earth. Thanks to your commitment, we’re?working with major?food producers to?help them?move to more compassionate models?and reduce farm animals’ suffering.?
Over 10 million dogs are culled inhumanely and cruelly every year in misguided attempts?to control rabies.?Your support?vaccinated?148,733?animals?across the world?– mostly dogs – to help end this cruelty?and help reach the UN goal of eliminating rabies in people by 2030.?
We know we must focus on dogs to end this awful but preventable disease.?Globally, on average, it only costs?US$4?to vaccinate a dog against rabies, but?27 times that – US$108?– to treat a person that has been bitten.?
There are so many ways you can make life better for animals in 2021. Here are our top 8 new year's resolutions for animals.
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