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STRAY ANIMALS ARE NEGLECTED AND ABUSED IN MANY COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD

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BAN LIVE EXPORTS INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS DAY 2024

BAN LIVE EXPORTS INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS DAY 2024

BAN LIVE EXPORTS - INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS DAY: 14 JUNE Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day 2024. Every year we observe Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day on 14 June to remind the world that animals are sentient beings who should not be forced to...

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WORLD OCEANS DAY 2024 – AWAKEN NEW DEPTHS

WORLD OCEANS DAY 2024 – AWAKEN NEW DEPTHS

CELEBRATE THE OCEAN The United Nations General Assembly (UNEA) decided that, as of 2009, 8 June would be designated by the United Nations as World Oceans Day. While the official UN designation for World Oceans Day is 8 June, the 2024 event will be celebrated on...

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PROJECTS

OIPA SPONSORS A CAT VACCINATION CAMPAIGN AT TISHK UNIVERSITY IN KURDISTAN

OIPA sponsors a cat vaccination campaign at Tishk university    OIPA sponsors a cat vaccination campaign at Tishk university. Our member association KOARP - Kurdistan Organization for Animal Rights Protection was called to participate and support some educational and...

FIRST ROUND OF DOG STERILIZATION CAMPAIGN IN BRANISTEA: 109 ANIMALS SPAYED AND NEUTERED

A two-day dog sterilization campaign was successfully held in Branistea on April, 13-14. An initiative proposed by Sava’s Safe Haven – OIPA’s member association in Romania and sponsored by OIPA International. Sava’s sorted out a mobile vet clinic in Branistea’s rural...

DONATION OF FOOD TO STRAY CATS IN BANJA LUKA

OIPA International donated 100 kg of dry and wet food to Rajka, a volunteer who works tirelessly to give shelter and take care of stray cats in Banja Luka, Bosnia Herzegovina. At the end of March, we posted the request for help of our member association Wag Wag that...

DOG STERILIZATION CAMPAIGN IN BRANISTEA, ROMANIA

Following the successful cooperation with Sava’s Safe Haven – OIPA’s member association in Romania – in aid of war-affected animals in Ukraine and in launching the first school education initiative on animal welfare in Tulcea, this spring we are going again to join...

FIRST DONATION FOR HOMELESS ANIMALS IN KURDISTAN

Thanks to our supporters who participated to the fundraising campaign in aid of stray animals in the region of Kurdistan – Iraq, we sent a first donation of 500 EUR (we know that it is not much!) to our member association KOARP Kurdistan Organization for Animal Rights...

FOOD FOR 60 ANIMALS DELIVERED TO A VOLUNTEER IN BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

A volunteer in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, messaged us asking for help for feeding the 60 animals she looks after all alone. Without financial resources, she cannot rent a field or establish her own non-profit therefore she uses her house as a shelter for...

18 PUPPIES AND TWO MOTHERS NEED HELP FOR VACCINATIONS

Volunteers of Bir Pati de Sen Tut in Turkey, OIPA’s member league association, recently had to deal with an emergency rescue activity. In one of their usual feeding spots, far from the urban center, they found 2 abandoned pregnant dogs who gave birth to 10 puppies....

STRAY FEEDING ACTIVITY IN DAMASCUS AND ALEPPO

Political, bureaucratic and logistical issues make the entrance and delivery of humanitarian aid often a mission impossible in a country plagued by years of civil war. Crossing the border with food and supplies, in particular for animals, is extremely difficult due to...

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: SEVEN OUTSIDERS STRAY CATS FINALLY INCLUDED IN OIPA AZERBAIJAN’S AUTUMN STERILIZATION CAMPAIGN

Less than a month ago, we asked for your support to help our local representative OIPA in Baku include in the autumn sterilization campaign six stray cats left out of the program due to a lack of fund. Thanks to your prompt response, we finally covered the spaying of...

AFTER THE DESPERATE REQUEST OF A VOLUNTEER, OIPA DELIVERS A GIFT TO CATS IN DUBAI

After our recent appeal, we have been able to purchase over 100 kg of dry and wet food for the stray cats our friend Fawaz takes care for in Dubai. The amount of food delivered was not enough to cover animals’ needs, but the emergency forced us to send them...

CALLS FOR HELP

EMERGENCY UKRAINE, FOOD FOR DOGS AT SHELTER GOROD COBAK

Food for dogs at Gorod Cobak shelter With a donation from OIPA, our member league Bez Granitz purchased and distributed 20 bags (20 kg each) of pet food to the over 180 dogs at Gorod Cobak shelter in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. A few kilos of pet food can make a significant...

JOJO, A SICK HORSE EXPLOITED AND THEN ABANDONED

JOJO A SICK HORSE EXPLOITED AND THEN ABANDONED In rural communities in Cameroon, horses and donkeys play a critical and central in improving the livelihood of many poor families. People still depend on these animals for transportation of food, water and other...

LAILA WAS DUMPED DUE TO SERIOUS ILLNESS: OIPA VOLUNTEERS RESCUED THE DOG DURING A SEIZURE EPISODE. LET’S SUPPORT HER RECOVERY

LAILA ABANDONED DUE TO SERIOUS ILLNESS During the rescue of Laila, a young female dog abandoned near Termoli, Italy, OIPA volunteers were shocked to seeing she suffered a severe epileptic seizure. The episode seriously frightened our volunteers and is suspected to be...

NEGLECT HAS MADE THEM BLIND: RESCUED BY OIPA VOLUNTEERS IN ITALY, SILA AND GUA, TWO SMALL KITTENS DESPERATELY NEED CARE.

Two blind kittens rescued by OIPA. Frequently during their inspections, OIPA animal control officers encounter situations of severe neglect that not only affect dogs, but also cats. This was the case of two small kittens reported to our volunteers being abandoned in a...

HELP OIPA GIVE SIX CATS LEFT ALONE IN DUBAI A NEW LIFE

Give six abandoned cats a chance This is a plea for help for 6 innocent souls that lost everything in less than a day. Six cats left alone in Dubai after their owner passed away rescued by volunteers OIPA International has been contacted by an Italian supporter for an...

NEW LITTERS, ABANDONED PETS AND DOGS IN NEED OF VET CARE. OIPA TURKEY ASKS YOUR SUPPORT TO HELP STRAY ANIMALS IN KURTKOY

https://youtu.be/bsjyn5suWTk Every season of the year is extremely difficult for an animal who has no home, but spring and summer are tough also for volunteers who have to deal with unwanted litters, new births and the rescue of abandoned pets. The lack of...

THREE HUNDRED STRAY CATS IN DUBAI RECEIVED DRY FOOD, THANKS TO OIPA’S PROJECT “SAVE A STRAY”

Thanks to the donations to our project “Save a Stray”, OIPA International purchased over 200 kg of dry food for adult cats and kitten, that our friend Fawaz Kanaan distributed to the 300 stray cats he daily feeds and looks after in Dubai. We all know how difficult is...

BORN UNDER AN UNLUCKY STAR: DAISY, SWEET PUPPY AFFECTED BY MEGAESOPHAGUS, IS STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE. WE CAN’T LEAVE HER ALONE

Daisy is born "by mistake", as happens to the many litters of strays condemned to wander in hostile lands where abandonment, lack of sterilizations and indifference towards the most defenceless are considered “normal”. This few months puppy ended up at the local pound...

KATY, THE GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG, LEFT IN A CAGE FOR YEARS WITH NO CARE AND MEDICAL TREATMENT. NOW SHE IS FREE THANKS TO OIPA AZERBAIJAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AouY3Fq4nI&t=1s The day our International Representative in Azerbaijan was informed about the condition of Katy and the way the owner has been keeping her for years, she couldn’t leave that dog suffering even one more day and she...

FOUND ROAMING IN A DISTRICT OF BAKU WITH A BIG TUMOR, ZIRA WAS RESCUED BY OIPA AZERBAIJAN. WE CAN GIVE HER A NEW LIFE

https://youtu.be/AzWVUGcOx6A Zira was found roaming around the district of Zira in Baku (Azerbaijan) looking for food, that’s why they gave her this name. Some good-hearted people fed her but after having noticed a huge mass under her belly, they immediately contacted...

VOTE FOR ANIMALS 2024

The Vote for Animals campaign, launched by Eurogroup for Animals and supported by over 50 international organizations  - OIPA included - aims to place animal welfare at the core of the upcoming EU Elections. The campaign encourages candidate MEPs to take a pledge for...

TOGETHER, WE GAVE STRENGTH TO ANIMALS IN NEED. OIPA ACTIVITIES IN 2023

​The number of people who have started caring more about animal welfare and who are willing to lend a hand to the less fortunate has highly increased. Public opinion is more concerned about the lack of rights and protection for animals now more than ever. A greater...

MAKE THE DIFFERENCE CHANGE THE TREND. HELP STRAY CATS

MAKE THE DIFFERENCE CHANGE THE TREND WHAT HAPPENS In many European countries, due to the lack of sterilisation, cats proliferate and unwanted kittens are abandoned in front of restaurants or behind hotels, all due to the concept, unfortunately still rooted in people,...

ASK FOR A LAW TO BAN THE SLAUGHTER OF HORSES. SIGN NOW THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS’ INITIATIVE ‘END THE HORSE SLAUGHTER AGE’

We are used to seeing horses in riding stables, or while they are forced to pull heavy carriages, and it is very rare to see them in groups, as they should be. Horse has always been the most exploited animal by humans, and even today things have not changed. After a...

HAPPY MEAL XMAS! THIS CHRISTMAS, DONATE A MEAL TO HOMELESS ANIMALS

Every year, a countless number of dogs and cats are abandoned after being purchased or adopted irresponsibly during Christmas time. Becoming aware that having a dog or a cat is not a joke but a lifetime commitment, many owners will decide to deliberately surrender...

CATS TORTURED ONLINE FOR FUN AND PROFITING. STOP THE ABUSE!

According to information and material collected by local and international animal activists, there are countless disturbing evidence (group chats, videos and photos) showing the existence of a gruesome cat abuse online network in China. These groups use extremely...

TAKE ACTION TO IMPROVE ANIMALS’ LIVES IN KURDISTAN

HELP OIPA GIVE ANIMALS' LIVES IN KURDISTAN OIPA launches an important campaign in aid of stray animals in the region of Kurdistan – Iraq.A place where episodes of animal cruelty have been continuously reported from local people, associations and advocates, who daily...

MIDDLE EAST WAR: OIPA LAUNCHES THE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN IN AID OF ANIMALS

During a war, in addition to thousands of innocent civilians affected, there are also thousands of animals that pay the price. SITUATION IN THE GAZA STRIP In the Gaza Strip, currently devastated by explosions and totally closed off, the organization "Sulala Animal...

MIDDLE EAST WAR: OIPA LAUNCHES THE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN IN AID OF ANIMALS

During a war, in addition to thousands of innocent civilians affected, there are also thousands of animals that pay the price. SITUATION IN THE GAZA STRIP In the Gaza Strip, currently devastated by explosions and totally closed off, the organization "Sulala Animal...

VEGAN MEAL – SIGN THE EUROPEAN INITIATIVE TO GUARANTEE MORE VEGAN ALTERNATIVES AND SAVE ANIMALS, THE ENVIRONMENT AND YOUR HEALTH

The number of people who are changing over a plant-based and cruelty free diet is growing rapidly, in particular it is a choice made frequently among the youth. Many families start including food, drinks and vegetable dressings in their weekly shopping. An increase in...

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