http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/14 en Playa del Carmen campaign sterilizes more animals than ever before http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/playa-del-carmen-campaign-sterilizes-more-animals-ever <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Tue, 09/09/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.vidas.org/" target="_blank"><img alt="ViDAS volunteers spay and neuter dogs and cats at Playa del Carmen clinic. © IFAW/J. de la Torre Ponce" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Playa_del_Carmen_clinic_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 268px;" title="ViDAS volunteers spay and neuter dogs and cats at Playa del Carmen clinic. © IFAW/J. de la Torre Ponce" />ViDAS</a> is a US non-profit that devotes their resources and efforts toward organizing spay and neuter events twice a year in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/playa-del-carmen-campaign-sterilizes-more-animals-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Coco’s Cat Rescue Playa del Carman spay and neuter sterilization the Lost Dog Foundation Vidas Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:58:43 +0000 Erika Flores 101345 at http://www.ifaw.org It's World Dog Day, let's think about the whole dog http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/its-world-dog-day-lets-think-about-whole-dog <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/kati-loeffler">Kati Loeffler</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">Tue, 08/26/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Dogs need freedom to keep body and soul together: the freedom to move, to meet friends, to avoid non-friends, to choose where to rest, to greet loved ones, to go to the toilet away from where one eats and sleeps. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IMG_0270_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 455px;" title="Dogs need freedom to keep body and soul together: the freedom to move, to meet friends, to avoid non-friends, to choose where to rest, to greet loved ones, to go to the toilet away from where one eats and sleeps.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/its-world-dog-day-lets-think-about-whole-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Africa caring dogs freedom nature nurture Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:53:08 +0000 Kati Loeffler 101202 at http://www.ifaw.org World Dog Day: Keep your dog healthy in mind and body http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-dog-day-keep-your-dog-healthy-mind-and-body <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 08/26/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="201" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Dog_300px_0.jpg?1409066441" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p style="margin-left:7.1pt;">August 26<sup>th</sup> is World Dog Day, a chance to celebrate the bond between humans and dogs. Dogs have lived with humans for thousands of years as our companions, guardians of our homes, and assistants in our work and daily lives. Science is increasingly delivering evidence for what is already accepted by many people: the health and happiness of humans is intrinsically linked to the health and happiness of dogs.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-dog-day-keep-your-dog-healthy-mind-and-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats dogs World Dog Day Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:20:56 +0000 adintino 101209 at http://www.ifaw.org Lola and her puppies: a success for International Homeless Animals Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/lola-and-her-puppies-success-international-homeless-animals-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/dogs-cats/ellie-milano">Ellie Milano</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">Thu, 08/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare's local partner in Playa del Carmen, Coco's Cat Rescue, has helped more than 3,000 cats and dogs with your support." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/pup_crate_lineup_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 333px;" title="The International Fund for Animal Welfare's local partner in Playa del Carmen, Coco's Cat Rescue, has helped more than 3,000 cats and dogs with your support." />In honor of International Homeless Animals Day this past Saturday, a day to draw attention to the problems that homeless dogs and cats around the</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/lola-and-her-puppies-success-international-homeless-animals-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Carmen cats Coco's dogs Mexico Playa rescue Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:45:22 +0000 Ellie Milano 101181 at http://www.ifaw.org Veterinary leadership in animal welfare http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/veterinary-leadership-animal-welfare <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 08/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Appropriate and timely veterinary care is one of the fundamental welfare requirements for animals who are dependent on human guardianship. Within the provision of veterinary care, great attention must be given to minimizing the stress that an animal suffers. Stress over which an animal has no control is severely detrimental to the emotional well-being of the individual, and compromises all the processes that we endeavor to support with veterinary care: healing, recovery from illness, and physiological stability.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/veterinary-leadership-animal-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Animal welfare cats dogs Other Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:59:16 +0000 rbartlett 99319 at http://www.ifaw.org Deserving young boy receives Animal Action Award in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/deserving-young-boy-receives-animal-action-award-south-africa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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, 08/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Kganya with his award and, from left to right, Nthabiseng Raditapole (Education Officer at CLAW), Kganya’s Mom, his teacher, and the author" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/kganya-and-friends.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Kganya with his award and, from left to right, Nthabiseng Raditapole (Education Officer at CLAW), Kganya’s Mom, his teacher, and the author" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/deserving-young-boy-receives-animal-action-award-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats animal action awards cats dogs Education Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:31:43 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 101069 at http://www.ifaw.org