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The Story Behind Us

The Arusha Society for the Protection of Animals (ASPA) is a registered Society No: 00NGO/R1/00393  (under the Non-governmental organisations Act of Tanzania 2002).The Arusha Society for the Protection of Animals was founded in 1997. It is the only animal dealing society which works to reduce suffering and create meaningful social change for animals by advocating for sensible public policies, educating the public about animal issues and carrying out rabies vaccination campaigns in the Northern part of Tanzania and it operates in the Arusha region.Its Mission is to improve animal welfare by educate adults and children on animal respect, care and good husbandry; rescue stray and badly treated animals; control animal over-populations; carry out rabies vaccination campaigns; uphold the Animal Protection Ordinance (CAP 153); update the current legislation; and, buying land for the construction of an animal rescue facility and veterinary laboratory.

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