Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/press/rss.xml/124/14 en IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake <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, 05/05/2015</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="169" title="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" alt="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Nepal_dog_300px.jpg?1430855122" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The devastation of the Nepal earthquake has killed thousands and shaken the world. Everyone wants to help. Aid organizations struggle to deliver supplies due to damaged roads and a lack of helicopters and heavy equipment. At the same time, animal rescue organizations like <strong><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a></strong> are doing their best to help the animals injured or orphaned from the disaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats cats and dogs companion animals Disaster Responce dogs domestic animals farm animals wild animals Tue, 05 May 2015 19:53:30 +0000 adintino 103934 at http://www.ifaw.org Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/102888 <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, 02/10/2015</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="225" title="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" alt="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Malawi_Flood_300px.jpg?1423586861" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A relief effort to save thousands of farm and companion animals stranded by extreme flooding in cyclone ravaged Malawi, Southern Africa, begins in the worst hit region today.</p> <p>An <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> led Disaster Response Team of international and local vets and para vets, departed for Nsanje District today where urgent action is needed to save farm animals that survived the devastating flooding caused by Tropical Cyclone&rsquo;s Bansi and Chedza in the past month.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/102888" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats companion animals disaster farm animals floods IFAW Disaster Response Team Malawi Malawi Floods Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:40:32 +0000 adintino 102888 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org World Dog Day: Keep your dog healthy in mind and body http://www.ifaw.org/africa/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/africa/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 South African Web Classifieds “Bite Back” against Online Pet Traders http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/south-african-web-classifieds-%E2%80%9Cbite-back%E2%80%9D-against-online-pet-traders <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, 07/16/2014</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="162" title="South African Web Classifieds “Bite Back” against Online Pet Traders" alt="South African Web Classifieds “Bite Back” against Online Pet Traders" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/How%20Much%20is%20that%20Doggie%20on%20my%20Browser_300_1.jpg?1405518210" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>In what is being touted as a world first, all three of South Africa&rsquo;s major online trading sites are adopting a joint advertising policy aimed at stamping out dubious online pet trade.</p> <p>Gumtree South Africa, Junk Mail and OLX, have announced an outright ban on sales of &ldquo;fighting breed&rdquo; dogs, all &ldquo;free to good home&rdquo; pets, sales of exotic reptiles mammals and sales of indigenous reptiles and mammals, including primates, birds and arachnids.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/south-african-web-classifieds-%E2%80%9Cbite-back%E2%80%9D-against-online-pet-traders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats dogs exoctic pets fighting dogs indigenous repiles online pet trade primates puppy mills Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:44:15 +0000 adintino 100864 at http://www.ifaw.org Legal Dog Racing Considered in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/legal-dog-racing-considered-south-africa <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">Mon, 06/23/2014</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="200" title="Legal Dog Racing Considered in South Africa" alt="Legal Dog Racing Considered in South Africa" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Greyhound-Racing-300px.jpg?1403534678" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Greyhound racing is back on the agenda in South Africa, just three years after a Government led investigation decided to abandon proposals to reintroduce the activity.</p> <p>Last month, the Department of Trade and Industry tabled a new Draft National Gambling Norms and Standards bill in the Government Gazette, which includes dog racing as part of a proposed suite of gambling activities.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/legal-dog-racing-considered-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats dog racing Greyhound greyhound racing Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:44:53 +0000 adintino 100616 at http://www.ifaw.org