http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/15 en After disaster in Bosnia, guiding Jajce and Gradacac towards a dog management plan http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/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="/united-kingdom/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/united-kingdom/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 Teaching youth about the problems associated with owning exotic pets http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/teaching-youth-about-problems-associated-owning-exotic-pets <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/cats-and-dogs/maha-oda">Maha Oda</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, 07/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Downloadable poster for Arabic elementary school students" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Capture_web.png" style="width: 310px; height: 439px;" title="Downloadable poster for Arabic elementary school students" />Ownership of exotic animals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is rampant. To stem this phenomenon, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has launched an educational program in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Education.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/teaching-youth-about-problems-associated-owning-exotic-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Animal Action Education program Animal welfare Belong to the Wild Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conservation exotic animals human health UAE UAE Ministry of Education UAE schools United Arab Emirates wild animals Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:43:45 +0000 Maha Oda 100729 at http://www.ifaw.org South African learners offer insight into benefits of animal welfare theatre production http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/south-african-learners-offer-insight-benefits-animal-welfare-theatre-production <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/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">Tue, 06/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="South African children enjoyed a live theater production for humane education." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/20140522_111858_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="South African children enjoyed a live theater production for humane education." />Following a successful five-day run of &ldquo;A Dog&rsquo;s Life,&rdquo; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-south-african-children-learn-about-animal-welfare-through-theatre" target="_blank">staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Jungle Theatre Company for near</a></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"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/KCv4696MuTY&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/KCv4696MuTY&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCv4696MuTY"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-KCv4696MuTY_1.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/south-african-learners-offer-insight-benefits-animal-welfare-theatre-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Dogs & Cats Animal welfare children dogs Education live theatre South Africa Video Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:30:15 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 100460 at http://www.ifaw.org Exploring the benefits between animal well-being and human happiness http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/exploring-benefits-between-animal-well-being-and-human-happiness <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/political-advocacy/beth-allgood">Beth Allgood</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, 05/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A happy owner and her dog attend an IFAW Northern Dogs Project picnic on November 17, 2013. c. IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/northerndogspicnic-26_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 481px;" title="A happy owner and her dog attend an IFAW Northern Dogs Project picnic on November 17, 2013. c. IFAW" />What makes you happy?</p> <p>A variety of actions, events, and material items make people happy. But it is increasingly thought that knowing that others are free from suffering can also be a considerable factor in happiness.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/exploring-benefits-between-animal-well-being-and-human-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats community engagement conference happiness well-being Tue, 27 May 2014 16:34:42 +0000 Beth Allgood 100405 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: South African children learn about animal welfare through theatre http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/watch-south-african-children-learn-about-animal-welfare-through-theatre <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/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, 05/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/KCv4696MuTY" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>In the video above we get a peek into the &ldquo;Twinning Project&rdquo;, a key part of IFAW&rsquo;s Animal Action Education programme activities. The team has been working with Jungle Theatre Company for 10 years on this unique initiative which brings together youngsters from different socio-economic backgrounds to learn about animal welfare related issues. </em></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"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/KCv4696MuTY&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/KCv4696MuTY&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCv4696MuTY"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-KCv4696MuTY.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/watch-south-african-children-learn-about-animal-welfare-through-theatre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats children Education South Africa video Video Mon, 19 May 2014 16:26:20 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 100301 at http://www.ifaw.org Travel diary: Two working days inside the Bosnia roaming dog project http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/travel-diary-two-working-days-inside-bosnia-roaming-dog-project <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/cats-and-dogs/rebecca-brimley">Rebecca Brimley</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, 05/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>First diary entry</strong></p> <p>I finally arrived today in the tiny Bosnian city of Lopare, after a long journey and a longer mountainous drive from Sarajevo, and couldn&rsquo;t wait to get out and look around. When I was here last October, I met a group of kids caring for a mama dog and her chubby puppies in an abandoned house.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/travel-diary-two-working-days-inside-bosnia-roaming-dog-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Political advocacy Dogs & Cats bosnia community development process UNDP veterinary war workshop Mon, 12 May 2014 19:47:38 +0000 Rebecca Brimley 100230 at http://www.ifaw.org