http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/publications/rss.xml/124/13 en World Rhino Day update: 8 rescued rhinos thriving in India wildlife center http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/world-rhino-day-update <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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, 09/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/q0tXqfo2xjQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>When the worst floods hit the northeastern state of Assam this year, IFAW- WTI Animal Rescue teams successfully rescued nine rhino calves from the flood waters to give them a new lease of life. One of the rescued rhinos was released to safer grounds while eight were brought to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation at Kaziranga to be hand-raised until ready for release back to the wild.</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/q0tXqfo2xjQ?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/world-rhino-day-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Rhinos Assam baby cute floods India orphan rain rhino Video Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:10:11 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 108994 at http://www.ifaw.org Record-breaking 16 dolphins rescued on Cape Cod http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/record-breaking <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/animal-rescue/katie-moore">Katie Moore</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, 09/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="They were staged on the beach to be triaged and prepared for transport to Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown for release into open water." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/stranding-02.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="16 dolphins were staged on the beach to be triaged and prepared for transport to Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown for release into open water." />Yesterday, the International Fund for Animal Welfare responded a report of six dolphins swimming in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, a global hotspot for mass strandings of dolphins and s</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/record-breaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins Atlantic white-sided Dolphin dolphin release stranding Wellfleet Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:13:02 +0000 Katie Moore 108957 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW- WTI Emergency Relief Network helps livestock and wild animals in flood-affected Indian states http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-wti-emergency-relief-network-helps-livestock-and-wild-animals-flood-affected-indian-states <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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, 09/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="In Chirang, local veterinarians in treated approximately 3,300 animals (mainly cows, buffaloes, goats and pigs) mainly for parasitic infections, malnutrition, diarrhea and fever." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/09_15_16_india_floods.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="In Chirang, local veterinarians in treated approximately 3,300 animals (mainly cows, buffaloes, goats and pigs) mainly for parasitic infections, malnutrition, diarrhea and fever." />As reports of floods hitting Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Bihar came in, field teams from the In</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-wti-emergency-relief-network-helps-livestock-and-wild-animals-flood-affected-indian-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Rhinos cows farm animals floods Livestock rain rising water Thu, 15 Sep 2016 18:11:41 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 108937 at http://www.ifaw.org UPDATE: Disaster team response to Louisiana floods http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/update-disaster-team-response-louisiana-floods <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">Tue, 09/13/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157672695899322" title="Louisiana floods update"><img alt="Louisiana floods update" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8216/29035598384_6c0eb6cd76_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/update-disaster-team-response-louisiana-floods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats companion animal disaster dogs flood louisiana pets rain Slideshow Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:23:24 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 109008 at http://www.ifaw.org RUSSIA UPDATE: Amur Tiger Filippa shows her stripes http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/russia-update-amur-tiger-filippa-shows-her-stripes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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, 08/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Filippa at rest in her enclosure. PHOTO: © PRNCO Tiger Center" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_29_16_filippastripe.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Filippa at rest in her enclosure. PHOTO: © PRNCO Tiger Center" />As our rescued Amur tiger cub, Fillipa enjoys the dense foliage in her natural enclosure, we can see that she is growing strong, and she has given us a perfect opportunity to document the unique stripes and markings that will help us identify her once released in the wild.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/russia-update-amur-tiger-filippa-shows-her-stripes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Big Cats Tigers amur Filippa rescue russia Tiger Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:35:45 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 108723 at http://www.ifaw.org 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-html5-2" 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