News from the network “Chilean Federation of Animal Welfare”

In October 2019, three Chilean animal welfare associations decided to work together. Partnering with FinnDomingo e.V., they wanted to bring together as many clubs as possible under one roof  to found an umbrella association in Chile based on the model of the German Federation of Animal Welfare. In order to define a common purpose, establish … Read more

A crazy year is coming to an end. Summary.

FinnDomingo e.V. had big plans in 2020. What happened to them? Well, like many other people, we have spent time, energy and money saving our plans from the pandemic, unfortunately to no avail in most cases. Nonetheless, we have accomplished a few things and now we look to the New Year with confidence. 1. Exchange … Read more

Research: “Map of Animal Welfare in Chile”

Starting in March 2021, as many other associations as possible shall join the network “Chilean Federation of Animal Welfare”. In order to ask for their participation we will first have to find them. Due to Chile’s geographic, political and social peculiarities nobody knows how many animal welfare initiatives work where, at what level, with what … Read more

Bite prevention program for preschoolers

  The term “Patas y Manos” (“Paws & Hands”) is the working title of the planned Chilean adaptation of “The Blue Dog”, a bite prevention program which has been used in various European countries for about ten years. In Germany, the interactive educational course for toddlers and preschoolers and their parents is included in the … Read more

Annual report 2019/2020

Traditionally , the General Meeting takes place at Pentecost. In the “Corona year” 2020, however, the meeting was postponed to August 29, but could take place as a face-to-face event, which everyone present enjoyed very much. In addition to the annual report of the board of directors and the treasurer’s report on the use of … Read more

Second round: Learning from each other 2020

And on we go with our project series “Learning from each other: Animal care(takers) in Germany and Chile”, which is partly funded by federal funds. Thus, in 2020 again, Chilean and German animal rights activists will exchange ideas, visit each other and work together. “Learning from each other: Animal care(takers) in Germany and Chile” is … Read more

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

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

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

The Blue Dog

The Blue Dog is an educational program that was originally developed to prevent dog bite injuries in children between the age of three and six. The main role is played by a blue dog named “Blu”. In an interactive computer story, children and their parents learn how to properly handle their dogs and how to … Read more