Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/press/rss.xml/125/14 en Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria <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">Oct 20 2017</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="199" title="Imperial amazon parrot " alt="Imperial amazon parrot " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Parrot_300px.jpg?1508530153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The island nation of Dominica suffered terribly after hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean last month. The <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> is sending food, supplies, and an expert team of disaster responders to help the community, their animals, and wildlife. IFAW has partnered with Jake Levenson of the Dominica Sea Turtle Conservation Organization and Shane Gero of the Dominica Sperm Whale Project, two organizations with extensive ties to the island, to complete this essential mission.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Turtles Dogs & Cats amazon parrot cats companion animals Diaster Response dogs Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:10:07 +0000 adintino 112782 at http://www.ifaw.org Nature’s best friend? New alliance forms to promote conservation dogs http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/nature%E2%80%99s-best-friend-new-alliance-forms-promote-conservation-dogs <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">Oct 12 2017</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="1160" height="768" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DSC_2706%20%28Medium%29_0.jpg?1507769909" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This week saw the inaugural meeting of a new network dedicated to promoting the innovative use of dogs for environmental work.&nbsp; The <strong>Australian Conservation Dog Network</strong> comprises representatives from universities, non-profits, governments, zoos, research institutions and businesses working with conservation dogs.</p> <p><strong>Why conservation detection dogs?</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/nature%E2%80%99s-best-friend-new-alliance-forms-promote-conservation-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dogs & Cats Thu, 12 Oct 2017 01:01:08 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 112728 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW marks International Cat Day http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-marks-international-cat-day <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">Aug 8 2017</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="340" height="226" title="IFAW marks International Cat Day" alt="IFAW marks International Cat Day" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Cat_340_px.jpg?1502196994" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW is marking International Cat Day with a reminder to everyone with a lovable feline in your life: your furry friend might be a coldblooded killer! Many of us love cats and enjoy having them in our lives. They are a source of companionship, comfort, and joy. But in many places around the world, domestic cats can pose a nuisance or real danger to wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-marks-international-cat-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cats companion animals international cat day Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:58:57 +0000 adintino 112192 at http://www.ifaw.org International Fund for Animal Welfare Celebrates World Spay Day http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/110565 <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">Feb 28 2017</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="International Fund for Animal Welfare Celebrates World Spay Day" alt="International Fund for Animal Welfare Celebrates World Spay Day" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Dog_300px_1.jpg?1488289477" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today marks World Spay Day, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare has plenty to celebrate.</p> <p>From Indonesia to Northern Canada, and from Germany to South Africa, IFAW provides veterinary care to cats and dogs around the world. Taken together, last year these programs spayed tens of thousands of dogs, cats, and even some rabbits and guinea pigs. When all the medical interventions and other aid we provide are tallied up, IFAW cared for 38,793 companion animals last year.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/110565" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cats companion animals dogs spay spay and neuter World Spay Day Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:18:30 +0000 adintino 110565 at http://www.ifaw.org World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets <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">Sep 28 2016</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="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" alt="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/rabies-clinic-_300px.jpg?1475064771" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today marks World Rabies Day and reminds us that this disease, so rare in many places, still kills thousands of people every year. The large majority of the human deaths are children, and occur mostly in Africa and Asia. Official statistics list some 60,000 cases per year. However, as rabies is a disease of marginalized people, many cases are unreported.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cats cats and dogs companion animals dogs rabies vaccinate world rabies day Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:18:40 +0000 adintino 109158 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescued Staffy Cross Helps With Sound http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/rescued-staffy-cross-helps-sound <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">Mar 2 2016</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="1063" height="708" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW%20Dwn%20Pres_0708.jpg?1456887387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Darwin resident, Chris Blackham-Davison and his four-legged companion, Tamari, have won an IFAW Animal Action Award for their work in highlighting how animals and humans can work in partnership.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/rescued-staffy-cross-helps-sound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats animal action awards animal partnerships dogs hearing dogs rescue dog Wed, 02 Mar 2016 03:00:38 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 106819 at http://www.ifaw.org