http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/14 en 5 animal welfare posts you may have missed http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 07/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Teams from all over the International Fund for Animal Welfare program and project landscape have been particularly busy over the last few weeks. Below are only five highlights from their rather amazing collective efforts.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Whales Elephants Education Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales artists baby elephant BBC Radio Berlin birth Botswana Cozumel elephant family Germany Humane Society iceland India Little Dudes Manas National Park Marc Riley Mexico Moremi Game Reserve Vets whale whale watching Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 100884 at http://www.ifaw.org South African Web Classifieds “Bite Back” against Online Pet Traders http://www.ifaw.org/international/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/international/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 7 tips to make you and your kitty happy http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/7-tips-make-you-and-your-kitty-happy <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/andreas-dinkelmeyer">Andreas Dinkelmeyer</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, 07/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Celebrate the global Day of the Cat and promote a healthy cat and human co-existence with these tips to prevent toxoplasmosis. © IFAW/L. Cant-Haylett" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Kitten_Image_v2_Web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 424px;" title="Celebrate the global Day of the Cat and promote a healthy cat and human co-existence with these tips to prevent toxoplasmosis. © IFAW/L. Cant-Haylett" />August 8<sup>th</sup> is the global &ldquo;Day of the Cat&rdquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/7-tips-make-you-and-your-kitty-happy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cats pregnant tips toxoplasmosis veterinary Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:16:23 +0000 Andreas Dinkelmeyer 100897 at http://www.ifaw.org After disaster in Bosnia, guiding Jajce and Gradacac towards a dog management plan http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/after-disaster-bosnia-guiding-jajce-and-gradacac-towards-dog-management-plan <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/james-pirnay">James Pirnay</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, 07/11/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The group in Gradacac included representatives from the municipality, private and public veterinarians, teachers, pensions association, representatives of the disabled, and the media. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Gradacac%20group%20pic_web_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 456px;" title="The group in Gradacac included representatives from the municipality, private and public veterinarians, teachers, pensions association, representatives of the disabled, and the media. " /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/after-disaster-bosnia-guiding-jajce-and-gradacac-towards-dog-management-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Education Dogs & Cats bosnia dogs Education Gradacac HCD Jajce UNDP Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:13:45 +0000 James Pirnay 100844 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal crisis in Ukraine: 900 starving dogs rescued so far http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/animal-crisis-ukraine <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/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">Wed, 07/09/2014</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%2F72157645545749006%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157645545749006%2F&amp;set_id=72157645545749006&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="https://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=143270" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157645545749006%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_s</object></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/animal-crisis-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal shelter dogs Donetsk Kramatorsk Pif Shelter Ukraine Slideshow Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:49:26 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 100801 at http://www.ifaw.org Legal Dog Racing Considered in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/international/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/international/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