http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/14 en Door-to-door community dog rescuers play vital animal welfare role in Johannesburg http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/door-door-community-dog-rescuers-play-vital-animal-welfare-role-johannesburg <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/cats-and-dogs/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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, 10/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Fistos is now a happy dog, thanks to Themba Buthelezi, a CLAW rescuer, who built a wire fence and provided a kennel. The dog’s owner – a sick, elderly woman—needed help in caring for her dog. Buthelezi still checks on Fistos regularly." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Fistos_after_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 384px;" title="Fistos is now a happy dog, thanks to Themba Buthelezi, a CLAW rescuer, who built a wire fence and provided a kennel. The dog’s owner – a sick, elderly woman—needed help in caring for her dog.</p /> </em></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/door-door-community-dog-rescuers-play-vital-animal-welfare-role-johannesburg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Africa claw community dogs johannesburg Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:51:19 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 101748 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/international/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/international/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 Spotlight Soweto: community hears warnings on dog fighting's human and animal costs http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/spotlight-soweto-community-hears-warnings-dog-fightings-human-and-animal-costs <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/cats-and-dogs/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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, 10/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="CLAW’s tent at a Soweto community event addressed dog fighting’s human and animal costs." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/CLAW_tent_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 461px;" title="CLAW’s tent at a Soweto community event addressed dog fighting’s human and animal costs." />Nthabiseng Raditapole, </em><em>Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) project Administrative Assistant and Education Officer, recently tackled the dog fighting issue at a community lifestyle expo in Soweto. She filed this report.</em></p> <p><strong><em>--LCH</em></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/spotlight-soweto-community-hears-warnings-dog-fightings-human-and-animal-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats Africa claw dog Education fighting kids learners Soweto Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:52:39 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 101747 at http://www.ifaw.org Meet Phillie: The Northern dog who we wouldn’t give up on http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/meet-phillie-northern-dog-who-we-wouldn%E2%80%99t-give <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Thu, 10/09/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Meet Phillie: Thanks to IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project, this abandoned dog now enjoys a happy home and a loving owner." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/WP_20140830_009_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 471px;" title="Meet Phillie: Thanks to IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project, this abandoned dog now enjoys a happy home and a loving owner." />Phillie was dumped on the doorstep of a woman who picks up roaming dogs in a couple of the Cree communities in Northern Canada where IFAW works to help improve access to veterinary services and educate owners and children about </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/meet-phillie-northern-dog-who-we-wouldn%E2%80%99t-give" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Canada community Cree development dogs northern project Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:27:21 +0000 Ellie Milano 101647 at http://www.ifaw.org Coming to the aid of disadvantaged persons and their dogs in France http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/coming-aid-disadvantaged-persons-and-their-dogs-france <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/node/90541">Charlotte Nivelet</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, 10/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="One of the owner-animal pairs being monitored as part of our program to help the disadvantaged and their dogs get back on their feet. c.IFAW/Jean-Christophe Hanché" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/316786.JPG" style="width: 600px; height: 399px;" title="One of the owner-animal pairs being monitored as part of our program to help the disadvantaged and their dogs get back on their feet.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/coming-aid-disadvantaged-persons-and-their-dogs-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats CAIR dogs Europe France homeless Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:00:36 +0000 Charlotte Nivelet 101650 at http://www.ifaw.org Slowly but surely, animal welfare is gaining ground in Playa del Carmen (Español abajo) http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/slowly-surely-animal-welfare-gaining-ground-playa-del-carmen-espa%C3%B1ol-abajo <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Tue, 09/30/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><object height="458" width="610"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157647573992950%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157647573992950%2F&amp;set_id=72157647573992950&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="https://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=1811922554" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157647573992950%2Fshow%2F&amp;pa</object></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/slowly-surely-animal-welfare-gaining-ground-playa-del-carmen-espa%C3%B1ol-abajo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Political advocacy Dogs & Cats animal dogs Mexico playa del carmen welfare Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:50:23 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 101490 at http://www.ifaw.org