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WSPA PowerPoint Template - OIE Asia-Pacific

The Work of NGOs in Support of the

Implementation of the OIE Animal

Welfare Standards

Joanna Tuckwell

Inhumane Culling Campaign Manager

WSPA Asia Pacific


WSPA has global

reach, working in

collaboration with

governments.

WSPA is sciencebased

and brings

practical solutions.


The OIE recognises WSPA as the

pre-eminent animal welfare NGO

and a formal MOU exists between

the two organisations


Global Animal Welfare

Standards

• Development

WSPA co-ordinates ICFAW

input into OIE Animal

Welfare Standards

development

• Implementation


Practical, humane and sustainable

programmes, based on OIE Standards,

to control disease, protect human health

and improve animal welfare


Global


WSPA’s campaign to prevent the

unnecessary deaths of millions of dogs

due to the fear of rabies

• End inhumane culling in response to rabies

• Mass vaccination without inhumane culling

• Dog population management advice to support

humane rabies control programmes


OIE Standard for Stray Dog

Population Control

• Acknowledges that dog population management is an integral

part of rabies control programmes

• Recognises that culling alone is not effective for population

control

• Specifies unacceptable methods of killing dogs

• Confirms the importance of controlling dog populations

without causing unnecessary animal suffering


Asia Pacific


Bangladesh

Goal

• Reduction of rabies by 90%

within 2015

• Elimination of rabies by 2020

Strategy

• Advocacy, Communication and

Social Mobilisation (ACSM)

• Management of dog bites

• Mass dog vaccination

• Dog population management


Indonesia

Bali

• Widespread culling in

response to rabies outbreak

in late 2008.

• Strychnine used, contrary to

OIE Standard.

• Not effective for either

disease or population control

– rabies spread.


Community education and

government engagement

Euthanasia for rabid and

incurably sick dogs

Interest in dog

population

management

Alternative programme of mass

vaccination without inhumane

culling, supported by WSPA

Support from other

international organisations


The Philippines

Metro-Manila

• Working with the

Global Alliance for

Rabies Control

(GARC)

• Comprehensive

project including

stray dog population

management


End the inhumane culling of cats and dogs

A world where people respect and value dogs and cats and

act with compassion to create a harmonious coexistence

Campaign 5

30 Year

20 Year

10 Year

Campaign 4

Campaign 3

Campaign 2

Next campaign:

Wider and long-term

programme of work

– dog population

management, responsible

pet ownership, etc.

5 Year

Campaign 1

Collars Not Cruelty

Stabilise health of

dog population


Future collaboration opportunities

• Global Red Collar campaign being implemented regionally

• Supports RAWS AFEO implementation plan

• Expands implementation of OIE Standards

• We look forward to partnership initiatives with other

governments


Improved Animal Welfare

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