http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/13 en On World Snake Day, a tale of an unlikely rescue in India http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/world-snake-day-tale-unlikely-rescue-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</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, 07/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Young trinket snakes at the IFAW Bear Rescue Center in Pakke, Arunachal Pradesh awaiting release into the wild." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Image-1_Trinket-snakes-before-release_v3.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 377px;" title="Young trinket snakes at the IFAW Bear Rescue Center in Pakke, Arunachal Pradesh awaiting release into the wild." />Today, World Snake Day, we look at a rescue unlike any other case that we had attended to. Our International Fund for Animal Welfare &ndash; Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) veterinarian Dr.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/world-snake-day-tale-unlikely-rescue-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dr. Jahan Ahmed Nameri National Park snake Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:56:16 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100860 at http://www.ifaw.org 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 Animal crisis in Ukraine: 900 starving dogs rescued so far http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-crisis-ukraine <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/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/united-kingdom/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 18:50:45 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 100802 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescued from horrendous cruelty, inspirational "moon bear" Chu Chu dies peacefully in China http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rescued-horrendous-cruelty-inspirational-moon-bear-chu-chu-dies-peacefully-china <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/elephants/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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, 07/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Grace has devoted her career to animal welfare ever since she saw Chu Chu, an Asiatic Black Bear, rescued from a life in cruel captivity." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Grace%20at%20work_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Grace has devoted her career to animal welfare ever since she saw Chu Chu, an Asiatic Black Bear, rescued from a life in cruel captivity." /></p> <p><strong>Chu Chu, the Asiatic black bear who inspired me to join the cause for animal welfare nearly two decades ago, recently died peacefully in China.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/rescued-horrendous-cruelty-inspirational-moon-bear-chu-chu-dies-peacefully-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Bears Animals Asia Foundation Asiatic Black Bears bear bile Chu Chu Grace Ge Gabriel Moon bears Pan Yu Bear Sanctuary Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:28:39 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 100760 at http://www.ifaw.org Seizure at Indian airport results in rescue of 440 endangered star tortoises http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/seizure-indian-airport-results-rescue <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</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, 06/27/2014</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%2F72157644985245908%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157644985245908%2F&amp;set_id=72157644985245908&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%2F72157644985245908%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_s</object></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/seizure-indian-airport-results-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Wildlife trade Turtles Bangkok Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary customs Customs Act hatchlings immobilized India Star Tortoise hatchlings Indian Wildlife Protection Act IUCN Kerala Kerala Forest Department luck to the owner mangoes medical purposes pets sleeping pill solution Star tortoises Thiruvananthapuram International Airport Trivandrum Zoo Wildlife Trust of India WTI Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:17:00 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100682 at http://www.ifaw.org Whale success story: Hangglide’s rescue in the Bay of Fundy http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/whale-success-story-hangglide%E2%80%99s-rescue-bay-fundy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/whales/mackie-green">Mackie Green</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, 06/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A CWRT rescue worker frees Hangglide, a nine-year-old humpback whale, in the Bay of Fundy. © CWRT/IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Hangglide_disentanglement_2_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 272px;" title="A CWRT rescue worker frees Hangglide, a nine-year-old humpback whale, in the Bay of Fundy. © CWRT/IFAW" />The call came in on Monday night, June 10, 2014.</p> <p>A whale watching ship out of Maine had stumbled on a humpback tangled up in lobster traps.</p> <p><strong>He was fifty miles offshore, and he needed our help.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/whale-success-story-hangglide%E2%80%99s-rescue-bay-fundy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Campobello Whale Rescue Team disentanglement Hangglide humpback rescue Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:21:27 +0000 Mackie Green 100590 at http://www.ifaw.org