http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/14 en Eyesight compromised, a sick dog named Ruffo struggles to survive in Playa http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/eyesight-compromised-sick-dog-named-ruffo-struggles-survive-playa <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, 08/24/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/VVsVTNZ09vY" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Almost a year ago, September 7, 2015 to be exact, I was doing my monthly visit to one of the impoverished communities we assist in Playa del Carmen, where we provide veterinary services, and check up on past patients. A family asked if I could take a look at their dog because he was very sick.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/VVsVTNZ09vY?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/eyesight-compromised-sick-dog-named-ruffo-struggles-survive-playa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats adopt companion animal forever home love Mexico pet friend playa del carmen ruffo Video Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:02:45 +0000 Erika Flores 108680 at http://www.ifaw.org South Africa clinic treats, cares for two dogs who cope with hardships differently http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/south-africa-clinic-treats-cares-two-dogs-who-cope-hardships-differently <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/rosalind-spencer-stone">Rosalind Spencer Stone</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, 08/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Goldie was one of two emaciated dogs that arrived at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic within days of one another. She was the more friendly and enthusiastic of the two." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_23_16_boerbul1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Goldie was one of two emaciated dogs that arrived at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic within days of one another.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/south-africa-clinic-treats-cares-two-dogs-who-cope-hardships-differently" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats dog hungry johannesburg love mans best friend rescue South Africa veterinary care Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:51:14 +0000 Rosalind Spencer Stone 108671 at http://www.ifaw.org A plethora of puppies! http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/plethora-puppies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/mandi-smallhorne">Mandi Smallhorne</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, 08/09/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157671324798762" title="CLAW Puppies"><img alt="CLAW Puppies" height="343" src="https://c8.staticflickr.com/9/8632/28255615223_e6b888aea3_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/plethora-puppies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats clinic cute dogs friendly fuzzy ill love puppies sick South Africa veterinary care Slideshow Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:50:22 +0000 Mandi Smallhorne 108504 at http://www.ifaw.org INTERNATIONAL CAT DAY: How we help cats in Playa del Carmen http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/international-cat-day-how-we-help-cats-playa-del-carmen <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/joaquin-de-la-torre">Joaquin de la Torre</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, 08/08/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9Rtkv9ZvJBY" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>One of the things that I enjoy after a long day of work is to get home and cuddle with my two cats. Yes, I am a cat lover! And I feel very proud of the work that we do for cats in Playa del Carmen.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-2" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9Rtkv9ZvJBY?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/international-cat-day-how-we-help-cats-playa-del-carmen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats adorable cat cat day Coco's Clinic cute fuzzy kitten lol Mexico playful Video Fri, 05 Aug 2016 20:22:46 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 108486 at http://www.ifaw.org Saving dogs of Bali one visit at a time http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/saving-balinese-dogs-one-visit-time <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/kate-nattrass-atema">Kate Nattrass Atema</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, 08/03/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/C9sZPjGtTa0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>This blog is the first in a series on the Participatory Learning and Action Program in Bali. </em></p> <p>Edo was just a few weeks old when he started getting sick. He hadn&rsquo;t eaten for a day. He had vomited, and was hot to the touch. He was struggling to walk.</p> <p>Thankfully his owner decided to call the Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) team to come and check on him.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-3" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/C9sZPjGtTa0?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/saving-balinese-dogs-one-visit-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Bali BAWA companion animals dog pets PLA puppies puppy rabies veterinary care Video Wed, 03 Aug 2016 20:29:11 +0000 Kate Nattrass Atema 108458 at http://www.ifaw.org South Africa Spotlight: Building kennels on International Mandela Day http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/south-africa-spotlight-building-kennels-international-mandela-day <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 du Plessis</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, 07/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="About 130 people honoured Mandela Day by building kennels for the pets of Khayelitsha at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_28_16_mandela1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="About 130 people honoured Mandela Day by building kennels for the pets of Khayelitsha at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic." />Every year, International Mandela Day calls people across the world to take 67 minutes out of their day to make the world a better place.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/south-africa-spotlight-building-kennels-international-mandela-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Cape Town companion animal dog doghouse hot International Mandela Day shelter South Africa tsunami Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:55:10 +0000 Marcelle du Plessis 108396 at http://www.ifaw.org