A sheep looking towards camera from the herd

Help stop sheep cruelty.

Animals Australia

Animals Australia team

Last updated 8 December 2021

Did you know that sheep can learn their own name and be taught tricks just like dogs? Did you also know that right now, these gentle animals need your help?

Sadly, in the meat and wool industries, sheep’s interests come a sorry second to profits. Denied the protection of the cruelty laws that protect other animals, these intelligent, feeling animals can have parts of their bodies cut off without pain relief, or suffer immensely during shearing.

But you have the power to help protect sheep from cruelty. Uncover what the meat and wool industries really mean for sheep, and take action in the links below.

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