Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/press/rss.xml/48971/13 en Sochi Olympic dog cull shame http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/sochi-olympic-dog-cull-shame <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, 02/04/2014</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="195" title="Sochi Olympic dog cull shame" alt="Sochi Olympic dog cull shame" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/russian_street_dog_300px.jpg?1391528264" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) is horrified that culling of dogs in Sochi is back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 winter Olympics.</p> <p>IFAW has repeatedly offered to help the Environment Department of the Sochi 2014 Olympics Organizing Committee develop and implement a humane and sustainable plan for managing the community&rsquo;s roaming dog population.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/sochi-olympic-dog-cull-shame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cull dog cull dogs Sochi Tue, 04 Feb 2014 15:45:55 +0000 adintino 99113 at http://www.ifaw.org First wild rhino calf born in India to a mother hand-raised by IFAW-WTI http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/first-wild-rhino-calf-born-india-mother-hand-raised-ifaw-wti <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, 04/09/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A healthy, female calf has been born in Manas National Park, to a rhinoceros hand-raised by IFAW-WTI as an orphan and moved to the park as part of a species reintroduction.</p> <p>&ldquo;This is the first calf born in the wild in India from a rhino that had been hand-raised, rehabilitated and released to the wild,&rdquo; said Azzedine Downes, president and CEO of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p> <p>&ldquo;The poaching of wild rhinos is at an all-time high and this birth gives great hope to the team confronting the crisis.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/first-wild-rhino-calf-born-india-mother-hand-raised-ifaw-wti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Rhinos first wild rhino calf; The Rhino Rehabilitation Project; India Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:57:00 +0000 svandereyd 90756 at http://www.ifaw.org ASPCA Rescues Animal Victims of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/aspca-rescues-animal-victims-hurricane-sandy-new-jersey <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">Sun, 11/04/2012</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="© IFAW/M.Booth" alt="© IFAW/M.Booth" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Hurricane_Sandy_121102_1596_300px.jpg?1352084374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The <a href="http://aspca.org/">ASPCA</a>&reg; (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals&reg;), at the request of the Ocean County Health Department and the Ocean County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department in Toms River, N.J., has dispatched its disaster response team to conduct water and land search-and-rescue for animals affected by the devastating storm that struck Ocean County.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/aspca-rescues-animal-victims-hurricane-sandy-new-jersey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals animal rescue Animal Rescue League of Boston ARL ASPAC companion animals Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ocean County Toms River Animal Control Mon, 05 Nov 2012 03:05:04 +0000 adintino 80696 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW rushes animal rescue and sheltering teams to Gulf Coast following Hurricane Isaac http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-rushes-animal-rescue-and-sheltering-teams-gulf-coast-following-hurricane-isaac <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">Fri, 08/31/2012</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="101" title="IFAW rushes animal rescue and sheltering teams to Gulf Coast following Hurricane Isaac" alt="IFAW rushes animal rescue and sheltering teams to Gulf Coast following Hurricane" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/isaac_prep_feature_300.jpg?1346426686" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Rescuers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org" title="www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) have mobilized teams to Alexandria, Louisiana and Waveland, Mississippi to assist in animal rescue and sheltering efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac that made landfall Tuesday evening in Plaquemines Parish, LA as a category 1 storm.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-rushes-animal-rescue-and-sheltering-teams-gulf-coast-following-hurricane-isaac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue Gulf Coast hurricane isaac Fri, 31 Aug 2012 15:24:59 +0000 adintino 75681 at http://www.ifaw.org