http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/14 en Ukraine crisis update: IFAW assists Berdyansk and Gorlovka shelters http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ukraine-crisis-update-ifaw-assists-berdyansk-and-gorlovka-shelters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/shannon-walajtys">Shannon Walajtys</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 12/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157649876982931&amp;click=true&amp;theme=1&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ukraine-crisis-update-ifaw-assists-berdyansk-and-gorlovka-shelters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats and dogs relief Ukraine. animal rescue war Slideshow Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:09:17 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 102563 at http://www.ifaw.org Looking Back Ten Years Later: Southern Asian Earthquake and Tsunami http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/looking-back-ten-years-later-southern-asian-earthquake-and-tsunami <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/shannon-walajtys">Shannon Walajtys</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 12/26/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A boy named Emmanuel holding his dog¬¬ amid the debris from a devastating tsunami that hit fishing villages in Chennai, India in December 2014. " class="caption" longdesc="A boy named Emmanuel holding his dog¬¬ amid the debris from a devastating tsunami that hit fishing villages in Chennai, India in December 2014. " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_23_14_tsnaumi.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 418px;" title="A boy named Emmanuel holding his dog¬¬ amid the debris from a devastating tsunami that hit fishing villages in Chennai, India in December 2014.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/looking-back-ten-years-later-southern-asian-earthquake-and-tsunami" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Aniamal Rescue cats and dogs disaster tsunami Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:19:20 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 102529 at http://www.ifaw.org 4 ways to make the holiday season less stressful for your dog http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/4-ways-make-holiday-season-less-stressful-your-dog <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/corrie-rabbe">Corrie Rabbe</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 12/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Uwqsz_GZkZ0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The holiday season is a busy time for a lot of households, and the mix of festivities, kids and dogs can be stressful &ndash; especially for the dogs. Visitors, travel, noisy toys, a strange tree in the house, and firecrackers are just some of the many stressors your dog may encounter over the holidays.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/Uwqsz_GZkZ0&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Uwqsz_GZkZ0&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uwqsz_GZkZ0"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-Uwqsz_GZkZ0_0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/4-ways-make-holiday-season-less-stressful-your-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats behavior dogs holidays stress Video Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:26:49 +0000 Corrie Rabbe 102463 at http://www.ifaw.org Christmas cheer from Cape Town http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/christmas-cheer-cape-town <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/marcelle-van-zyl">Marcelle van Zyl</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 12/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/HBl4KXQWfc8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>Watch this video (above) of the staff at IFAW&rsquo;s Mdzananda Animal Clinic in Cape Town, South Africa.</em></p> <p>As we swiftly move towards the end of yet another year, I am taking some time to stand still and look back over 2014 - its highs, lows, achievements and everything I have learnt.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/HBl4KXQWfc8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/HBl4KXQWfc8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBl4KXQWfc8"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-HBl4KXQWfc8.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/christmas-cheer-cape-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Christmas dogs and cats Mdzananda Animal Clinic Video Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:46:31 +0000 Marcelle van Zyl 102433 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Philippines: The latest on Typhoon Hagupit http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-philippines-latest-typhoon-hagupit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/75961">Jennifer Gardner</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 12/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author in Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan with ‘Sweetie’ the dog." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/jennifer_gardner_philippines_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 452px;" title="The author in Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan with ‘Sweetie’ the dog." />A powerful storm that stirred up fear and emotions has finally exited the Philippines.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-philippines-latest-typhoon-hagupit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal cats dogs Philippines rescue typhoon Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:12:36 +0000 Jennifer Gardner 102325 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Mexico: the story behind the dog on the highway http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-mexico-story-behind-dog-highway <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/erika-flores">Erika Flores</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 12/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Odessa, Olivia and Oliver." class="caption" longdesc="Odessa, Olivia and Oliver." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_21_14_pups_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 452px;" title="Odessa, Olivia and Oliver." />A few weeks ago, a friend and I were driving on the highway when a white, medium-sized dog wandered into the middle of the road.</p> <p><strong>Traffic stopped as cars tried not to hit her.</strong></p> <p>My friend and I parked so I could see her closely, but she started to run and I noticed she was spotting.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-mexico-story-behind-dog-highway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Big Cats animal rescue dogs feral puppies stray Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:33:48 +0000 Erika Flores 102070 at http://www.ifaw.org