Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/14 en IFAW-COP animal rescue teams respond to double volcano threat in Indonesia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-cop-animal-rescue-teams-respond-double-volcano-threat-indonesia <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">Thu, 02/20/2014</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="IFAW-COP animal rescue teams respond to double volcano threat in Indonesia" alt="IFAW-COP animal rescue teams respond to double volcano threat in Indonesia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Indonesia_300px.jpg?1392911323" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> is working near Mt. Kelud in the Island of Java, and Mt. Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia to help companion animals, farm animals and wildlife displaced after volcanic eruptions forced the evacuation of nearby residents.</p> <p>Mt. Kelud, a 5,679-feet-high volcano, erupted on February 13 forcing the immediate evacuation of nearby villages. According to news reports, up to 36 villages situated six miles from the crater are in danger and 200,000 people are being asked to leave.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-cop-animal-rescue-teams-respond-double-volcano-threat-indonesia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats cats and dogs Centre for Orangutan Protection companion animals CoP dogs farm animals Indonesia Mt Sinabung Mt. Kelud vocano Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:55:23 +0000 adintino 99387 at http://www.ifaw.org 10 Years of Pet Night tonight – Helping animals, people and communities http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/10-years-pet-night-tonight-%E2%80%93-helping-animals-people-and-communities <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, 02/12/2014</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="225" title="10 Years of Pet Night tonight – Helping animals, people and communities" alt="10 Years of Pet Night tonight – Helping animals, people and communities" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/bosnia_street_dog_300px.jpg?1392218257" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Tonight&rsquo;s European Pet Night marks a decade of raising awareness around pets and the remarkable contributions of animals to our daily life. The event has been a remarkable success over the years attracting steady support from MEPs, NGOs and others. IFAW (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>)will also be onhand to talk about some of the vital work being done to help communities cope with their stray dog issues by implementing a humane management plan.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/10-years-pet-night-tonight-%E2%80%93-helping-animals-people-and-communities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats companion animals dogs roaming dogs Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:24:33 +0000 adintino 99265 at http://www.ifaw.org Sochi Olympic dog cull shame http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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/united-states/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 South Africa - Violent Protest Forces Evacuation of CLAW Animal Clinic http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/south-africa-violent-protest-forces-evacuation-claw-animal-clinic <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">Thu, 01/23/2014</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="ARCHIVE Photo © IFAW/J. Bruce" alt="ARCHIVE Photo © IFAW/J. Bruce" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Claw-300px.jpg?1390486456" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Violent protest action has forced the evacuation of more than 100 sick or homeless dogs and cats from an animal welfare project in Johannesburg, South Africa.</p> <p>CLAW (Community Led Animal Welfare) which is a project of IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) provides animal welfare support to some of South Africa&rsquo;s most disadvantaged communities &ndash; its clinic premises are situated on the western side of Johannesburg which, for months,&nbsp; has been disrupted by violent protests linked to land and housing disputes.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/south-africa-violent-protest-forces-evacuation-claw-animal-clinic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats and dogs claw Community Led Animal Welfare companion animals cora bailey Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:17:50 +0000 adintino 98987 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awards <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, 10/21/2013</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="375" title="Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards" alt="Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Alban06Geo_the_Dog_300px_0.jpg?1382371411" /> </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/united-states/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Education Dogs & Cats animal action awards animal heroes companion animals Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:11:17 +0000 adintino 97959 at http://www.ifaw.org Letters of Love from Around the World for Lily and her Doggy Friends http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/letters-love-around-world-lily-and-her-doggy-friends <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, 10/18/2013</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="Letters of Love from Around the World for Lily and her Doggy Friends" alt="Letters of Love from Around the World for Lily and her Doggy Friends" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/JB%20ifawlily005%20-300px.jpg?1382125257" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;&rdquo;Lily&rdquo; quilts, made from thousands of letters of love and support for an abused dog, were today handed over to the Cape Town animal welfare project that saved her.</p> <p>Two years ago animal lovers were shocked by the news that a dog had been buried alive on the orders of a high school principal, for being a &ldquo;nuisance&rdquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/letters-love-around-world-lily-and-her-doggy-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats companion animal dog lily Mdzananda Animal Clinic quilt warrior Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:47:11 +0000 adintino 97933 at http://www.ifaw.org