Charity campaign at the Nürburgring

Our next fund raising campaign “Road bikes for animal welfare” will take place at the Nürburgring, usually known as a Grand Prix race track. Once a year, the legendary racing complex is the setting for the cycling marathon rad am ring, a major event that in 2019 attracted more than 9,000 participants and around 25,000 … Read more Charity campaign at the Nürburgring

2020 plans

“Learning from each other: animal care(takers) in Germany and Chile”: With this educational exchange program we started our engagement in development work in 2019. Our aim is to promote intercultural understanding and to foster transfer of knowledge and practical experience in responsible animal husbandry. The pilot project has worked out well and will be repeated … Read more 2020 plans

Network “Chilean Animal Welfare Association”

In Germany, the German Animal Welfare Association represents the interests of its members vis-à-vis politics and society. That means that over 700 animal protection associations with over 550 animal shelters and around 800,000 members can speak with one voice, that will be heard. In Chile, on the other hand, there are many small private initiatives, … Read more Network “Chilean Animal Welfare Association”

Why “FinnDomingo”?

“FinnDomingo”: New name, same mission. Our original name “Animal Welfare International: German-Chilean Projects for Responsible Animal Husbandry” was a bit bulky and clumsy. FinnDomingo is a real life symbol of international animal welfare. Our beloved dog was named Domingo when it lived in Chili. Since moving to Germany it is named Finn. FinnDomingo is a … Read more Why “FinnDomingo”?

International Day at the Leibniz University Hannover

Our Association gathers first experiences with presentations to the public: On May, 16th our chairman, Alexander Stähr, organized a booth at the IV. International Day of the Leibniz University in Hannover.

The International Day, hosted by the International Office every two years, is a joyful and colorful event, full of music, dance, good food and lots of exciting conversations about life around the world. It was very well attended and provided ample opportunity to introduce both Chile and the work of our Association to an interested audience.

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Video: A semester abroad with consequences

Nine months of study and internship in Chile: His Master’s program “Atlantic Studies” brought Alexander Stähr much more than new impressions. After his return to Germany he founded a non-profit development association, which organizes educational projects in animal welfare. Have a look at this “country at the end of the world” while listening to the … Read more Video: A semester abroad with consequences