AWF was founded to improve the welfare of animals through veterinary science, education and debate.
It was set up in 1983 by vets with a passion to alleviate unnecessary pain and suffering in all animals including farm animals, wild animals and pets.
Since then, animal welfare has greatly improved but with emerging and evolving diseases ever present, and a continuing demand for good welfare equcatino and pet care advice, our work remains invaluable.
Our aim is for all animals to have good physical health and mental wellbeing.
Our trustees are all qualified vets and as vets are involved in all aspects of animal care this gives us a unique insight into the challenges facing us in animal welfare and guides us to possible solutions.
2013 is our 30th Anniversary. Find out more about our first 30 years.