The Student Grant Scheme (ongoing) and the AWF Grant Research Call (15 applications received, funded projects will be announced in 2024)
Horses, Pigs, Rabbits, Dogs, Chickens
stress, harmful social interactions and conformation-related suffering.
Student Ellie Miller who won the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) ‘Fellows of the Future?" student competition with her AWF-funded research on "Recognition of pain in calves and decisions around treatment among farmers in UK".
Madeline Heys, whose project was funded by AWF, published ‘Bowls are boring’: Investigating enrichment feeding for pet dogs and the perceived benefits and challenges.
treating stress in horses, Laura Simons, University of Bristol
were conducted at 6 different institutions/universities and one was open to all online. A total of 205 students attended.
was developed covering animal boredom which means we offer 9 different topics in total
and hosted a session at BCVA Congress on calf welfare
attended this year’s Discussion Forum.
“It's by far the best event I attend annually, both for quality of content and networking” DF delegate 2023
celebrating 40 years of the animal welfare foundation, looking at how the charity has supported vets and influenced animal welfare for the past 40 years through research, education and conscientious debate
from Agria, MSD, MWI, Pets at Home and Purina which helped us cover the cost of the Discussion Forum.
raised £758 by walking 20km along the Thames
raised an impressive £1,380 with their heads and tails fundraising game, a sum divided between AWF and VetLife
All charity raffle ticket purchases will benefit AWF & support our work in advancing knowledge in animal welfare.
from the Association of Veterinarians in Industry (AVI)
from the Northen Ireland Veterinary Association
donated from the merger of the Helen Grimwade Charitable Trust and South Square Trust
was recommended by vet Dr James Greenwood on BBC Morning Live when discussing pet scams
with 14 articles in 7 different publications