http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/31 en Community support through CLAW helps save greyhound http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/community-support-through-claw-helps-save-greyhound <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/103791">Jennifer Gerner</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, 05/27/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="It is thanks to your support that CLAW is able to provide much needed primary veterinary support to our communities." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_26_15_greyhound.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 475px;" title="It is thanks to your support that CLAW is able to provide much needed primary veterinary support to our communities." />Early in the morning CLAW received a frantic phone call from a concerned citizen to say there was a skinny stray running about on a busy street near the &ldquo;Township&rdquo; waterworks.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/community-support-through-claw-helps-save-greyhound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue claw community dog greyound Tue, 26 May 2015 20:03:18 +0000 Jennifer Gerner 104082 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: CLAW teaches South African township residents animals are precious http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/video-claw-teaches-south-african-township-residents-animals-are-precious <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/cora-bail-0">Cora Bailey</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, 05/19/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="true" bgcolor="#131313" height="396" src="http://www.sbs.com.au/news/dateline/article/2015/05/19/blog-coras-devotion" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="640"></iframe></p> <p><em>In the above window, scroll down just a bit to watch the wonderful video featuring the author as she works with her clients in the townships of South Africa. &nbsp;-ED</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/video-claw-teaches-south-african-township-residents-animals-are-precious" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Africa caring communities poor South townships veterinary Video Wed, 20 May 2015 14:35:33 +0000 Cora Bailey 104039 at http://www.ifaw.org Pelusa, a dog we saved in Playa del Carmen, has been adopted (Español abajo) http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/104005 <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, 05/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Pelusa is enjoying her new life as Marbella’s guard dog and companion for her and her two babies." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_15_15_pelusa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Pelusa is enjoying her new life as Marbella’s guard dog and companion for her and her two babies." /></p> <p>A couple of months ago <a href="/node/103078">I shared a video</a> about Pelusa, a sweet dog who had been owned by a young man who sadly committed suicide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/104005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cute dog mange Mexico pelusa playful recovery Fri, 15 May 2015 18:36:51 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 104005 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Bosnian village of Lopare first to complete a Humane Community Development plan http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-bosnian-village-lopare-first-complete-humane-community-development-plan <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/rebecca-brimley">Rebecca Brimley</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, 05/15/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/sK-Pe0fA0cs" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s work with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia-Herzegovina is celebrating a milestone.</p> <p>In Lopare, a small village in the north of the country, which has had problems with roaming dogs for the past few years, community members have now completed their <a href="/node/98679">Humane Community Development</a> plan, and the relationship between people and dogs is beginning to improve.</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/sK-Pe0fA0cs&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/sK-Pe0fA0cs&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=sK-Pe0fA0cs"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-sK-Pe0fA0cs_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/watch-bosnian-village-lopare-first-complete-humane-community-development-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats HCD Humane Community Development Lopare roaming dogs Video Thu, 14 May 2015 19:15:01 +0000 Rebecca Brimley 103993 at http://www.ifaw.org Welcomed with open paws to community project in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/welcomed-open-paws-community-project-south-africa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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, 05/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Tania McCrea-Steele visits the CLAW in South Africa and meets Legolas" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/CLAW%20blog%20Legolas.JPG" style="width: 610px; height: 864px;" /></p> <p>I joined IFAW because I really like animals, but I also feel equally as strongly about helping disadvantaged people.</p> <p><strong>So, visiting our Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) project, an institution among the impoverished communities around Johannesburg, South Africa, was an inspirational experience for me.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/welcomed-open-paws-community-project-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats CLAW animal clinic johannesburg Wed, 13 May 2015 18:56:16 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 103988 at http://www.ifaw.org Meet Lucy’s adorable five kittens! http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/meet-lucy%E2%80%99s-adorable-five-kittens <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/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">Sun, 05/10/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/8_AgZrHjCpI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Meet Lucy and her adorable five kittens; Atticus, Matilda, Oliver, Winnie, and Leroy.</p> <p>Lucy was spotted a few months ago by a woman living in Fall River, Massachusetts, wandering nearby her home. The woman suspected she&rsquo;d been abandoned, so she was keeping an eye on her.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/meet-lucy%E2%80%99s-adorable-five-kittens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cats day kittens mothers video Video Fri, 08 May 2015 16:08:48 +0000 Ellie Milano 103968 at http://www.ifaw.org