Animal Action Education teaches kids through fun activities

Fri, 08/01/2014
Animal Action Education teaches kids through fun activities

Five-year-old kids’ brains are like sponges. 

It’s amazing how quickly they catch on and how much they remember—especially when the learning involves animals.

Animal Action Education art & writing contest winners announced

Wed, 04/16/2014
Julianna’s depiction of a chameleon matching the colours of the sunset.

Julianna’s depiction of a chameleon matching the colours of the sunset.Every year the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) offers the opportunity for young artists and writers to express themselves through our Animal Action Art & Writing contest.

Visiting the wolves in Western Poland

Thu, 11/28/2013
Visiting the wolves in Western Poland

Those two nosy little wolf pups were born in the Forest of Lower Silesia in Poland in 2013.  © Robert Myslajek

Sundown is just over, twilight is settling in.

There is no wind, no noises.

World Animal Day milestone as European Commission endorses Animal Action Education programme

Fri, 10/04/2013
World Animal Day milestone as European Commission endorses Animal Action Educati

The cover of the Cats, Dogs and Us EU multilingual DVD that will be available soon.For all of us in IFAW, October 4th, World Animal Day, is always a special day. On this day, animals are celebrated through special events taking place all around the globe.

World Animal Day milestone as European Commission endorses Animal Action Education programme

Fri, 10/04/2013
World Animal Day milestone as European Commission endorses Animal Action Educati

The cover of the Cats, Dogs and Us EU multilingual DVD that will be available soon.For all of us in IFAW, October 4th, World Animal Day, is always a special day. On this day, animals are celebrated through special events taking place all around the globe.

Spotlight Canada: Toronto Islands magic transforms dogs from abandoned to adopted

Thu, 12/20/2012
"Pudding"- fully rehabilitated and loving life

"Pudding"- fully rehabilitated and loving lifeMark Twain once said, “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.”

Spotlight South Africa: teaching kids about animal welfare through story

Wed, 10/24/2012
Kids look on as the Jungle Theatre Co. performs “A Dogs Life”.

Kids look on as the Jungle Theatre Co. performs “A Dogs Life”.In Northern Sotho, the word Bosasa means “the future” and in this instance, it also happens to be the name of a small community located in close proximity to the Mdzananda Animal Clinic, a companion animal project of the International Fund for Animal Welfare in South Africa.

Spotlight Kenya: From the hearts and hands of babes

Fri, 06/22/2012
Spotlight Kenya: From the hearts and hands of babes

Hundreds of elephant tusks are piled up in a burning heap at one of the national parks in Africa as a group of people gathered, watching with their heads slightly bowed as if in mourning. The smoke rises into the skies and therein is an illusion of elephants. Probably unbeknown to the people, these elephants are stumping their feet, seemingly in jubilation and joy.