West Yorkshire Animals In Need

Registered Charity Number 1120275

West Yorkshire Animals In Need, WYAIN, is an independent small, but perfectly formed, UK registered animal welfare charity and was founded in 2007 by animal lovers Tommi and Oliver Townsend who have devoted their lives to helping animals. WYAIN has gained an enviable reputation throughout the world and are proud of the fact that the charity is run entirely by volunteers.

WYAIN will try to help any animal in need wherever they are - animals do not have postcodes!


Whether it's helping donkeys in India, dogs in Romania, cats in Egypt and animals in the UK...

WYAIN will be there to offer any help and advice we can.


The animal is always our priority.

As a small, independent charity WYAIN is unique being actively involved in helping, and saving, animals throughout the world and not just in the UK.?



* helps hundreds of animals every year...dogs, cats, donkeys, horses, rabbits and the list goes on;

* offers help, advice and support to other animal welfare groups and to the public;


* has a strict 'NO KILL' policy;


* insists on a strict neutering policy;?


* helps to save dogs and cats from social media advertisements 'Free to Good Home' where they could be used as bait in dog fights;??


* offers sanctuary to 27 long term resident cats who would otherwise have been euthanised due to health/ mental issues;


* looks after six feral cat colonies;


* encourages and protects wildlife habitat with an extensive garden devoted to attracting wildlife;


* campaign, lobby and petition vigorously to improve animal welfare worldwide.


* organises 'DRIVES' for various items such as dog coats, dog collars, knitted dog jumpers, fly veils, noseband protectors, stockings, socks and such like. WYAIN then send the items to the rescues who need them free of charge anywhere in the world. This helps thousands of animals every year survive and improve their quality of life.

We work 24/7 365 days a year to help those animals most in need.

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