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About us

Our vision is a world where animals live free from cruelty and suffering.

Our mission is to move the world to protect animals.

World Animal Protection is an animal welfare non-profit organization with local reach and global influence. From our Canadian office, we collaborate with other World Animal Protection offices in 12 countries. Together, we work with local communities, the private sector, civil society, and governments across 47 countries.

Every day, billions of animals experience unbearable suffering. At World Animal Protection, we move the world to protect animals because the life of every animal counts.  

Our work and achievements

Our work

Learn about how we work around the world to end the needless suffering of animals.

Our history

Find out how we've been moving the world to protect animals for more than 70 years.

Our impact

Together, we are making real and lasting change happen for animals around the world.

Transparency and accountability

Annual report and financials

Read our most recent annual report and audited financial statements.


Our Canadian and International Board of Directors.


We are committed to respecting your privacy, protecting your data and using your donations wisely and responsibly.

Leading change

Our team

Meet the faces behind World Animal Protection Canada!

Celebrity ambassadors

Find out which Canadian and international celebrities have supported our campaigns.

Knowledge Synthesis Guide

A guide to understanding Indigenous relationships with Animal Nations.

Join us in making a difference

At World Animal Protection, we're dedicated to transforming the lives of animals worldwide. You can be part of this transformative journey. Join our email list for updates on our impactful campaigns and opportunities to take action for animals. Together, we lead change.

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