Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/press/rss.xml/4/14 en West Rand Dog Fight Ring Bust http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/west-rand-dog-fight-ring-bust <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, 11/19/2015</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="167" title="Footage of actual dog fights filmed by CLAW investigators" alt="Footage of actual dog fights filmed by CLAW investigators" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/dog-fighting_SA-300px.jpg?1447940199" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Five men have been arrested, and their dogs confiscated after undercover investigations by the <a href="http://clawsa.wix.com/claw">Community Led Animal Welfare</a> (CLAW) project enabled police and animal welfare inspectors to bust a dog fighting ring on Gauteng&rsquo;s West Rand.</p> <p>CLAW had earlier responded to tip-offs from residents of Tshepisong, an impoverished area where the project provides veterinary services for dogs and cats, and who were fed up with the almost nightly dog fights taking place in the community.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/west-rand-dog-fight-ring-bust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats claw dog fighting dog fighting ring dog fights dogs Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:37:48 +0000 adintino 105930 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-1 <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, 10/19/2015</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="178" title=" Alena Hughes with Masie the Golden Labrador" alt=" Alena Hughes with Masie the Golden Labrador" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/aae-UK-awards_300px.jpg?1445284701" /> </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-kingdom/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Education The ban on hunting with dogs Dogs & Cats Foxes Mon, 19 Oct 2015 20:00:37 +0000 adintino 105600 at http://www.ifaw.org Duffy supports campaign to save around 10,000 dogs from slaughter at dog meat event in China http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/duffy-supports-campaign-save-around <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, 06/10/2015</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="419" title="Duffy supports campaign to save around 10,000 dogs from slaughter at dog meat event in China" alt="Duffy supports campaign to save around 10,000 dogs from slaughter at dog meat ev" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Yulin_Duffy_Flyer_A4_21June_300px.jpg?1433944756" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Duffy has joined with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to call for an end to an annual dog meat event in Yulin, China, which could see around 10,000 dogs butchered and eaten.</p> <p>The Grammy and multi Brit Award-winning singer/songwriter and IFAW are asking the British Ambassador in China to intervene and help ban the horrific annual mass consumption of dog meat in Yulin City.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/duffy-supports-campaign-save-around" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats companion animals Dog meat dogs Duffy Yulin Yulin City Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:04:00 +0000 adintino 104224 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal welfare charity urges British Ambassador to China to save estimated 10,000 dogs from slaughter at Yulin dog meat event. http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-welfare-charity-urges-british-ambassador-china-save-estimated <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, 06/04/2015</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="Animal welfare charity urges British Ambassador to China to save estimated 10,000 dogs from slaughter at Yulin dog meat event." alt="Animal welfare charity urges British Ambassador to China to save estimated 10,00" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Dog-Meat_300px.jpg?1433436194" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is calling on the British Ambassador in China to intervene and help ban the horrific annual mass consumption of dog meat in Yulin City.</p> <p>The event in Guangxi Province takes place around the summer solstice on 21 June and it is estimated around 10,000 dogs could be butchered and eaten.</p> <p>In the weeks before, many thousands of dogs are reportedly transported huge distances in cramped cages, without food and water, to await their gruesome fate.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/animal-welfare-charity-urges-british-ambassador-china-save-estimated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats China Dog meat dogs stolen pets Yulin City Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:47:53 +0000 adintino 104179 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake <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, 05/05/2015</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="169" title="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" alt="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Nepal_dog_300px.jpg?1430855122" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The devastation of the Nepal earthquake has killed thousands and shaken the world. Everyone wants to help. Aid organizations struggle to deliver supplies due to damaged roads and a lack of helicopters and heavy equipment. At the same time, animal rescue organizations like <strong><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a></strong> are doing their best to help the animals injured or orphaned from the disaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats cats and dogs companion animals Disaster Responce dogs domestic animals farm animals wild animals Tue, 05 May 2015 19:53:30 +0000 adintino 103934 at http://www.ifaw.org Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/102888 <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, 02/10/2015</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="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" alt="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Malawi_Flood_300px.jpg?1423586861" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A relief effort to save thousands of farm and companion animals stranded by extreme flooding in cyclone ravaged Malawi, Southern Africa, begins in the worst hit region today.</p> <p>An <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> led Disaster Response Team of international and local vets and para vets, departed for Nsanje District today where urgent action is needed to save farm animals that survived the devastating flooding caused by Tropical Cyclone&rsquo;s Bansi and Chedza in the past month.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/102888" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats companion animals disaster farm animals floods IFAW Disaster Response Team Malawi Malawi Floods Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:40:32 +0000 adintino 102888 at http://www.ifaw.org