http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/publications/rss.xml/4/14 en CLAW’s open mobile clinic helps animals in need http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/claws-open-mobile-clinic-helps-animals-need <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/d%C3%B6rte-von-der-reith">Dörte von der Reith</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, 11/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Dr Eric Mimbi, a CLAW vet, with one of the clinic patients and members of the township community the mobile clinic serves. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_29_16_hg_clw1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Dr Eric Mimbi, a CLAW vet, with one of the clinic patients and members of the township community the mobile clinic serves.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/claws-open-mobile-clinic-helps-animals-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats claw clinic dog johannesburg puppy South Africa veterinarian Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:00:22 +0000 Dörte von der Reith 109849 at http://www.ifaw.org Dogs in South Africa to benefit from your Big Give Challenge donations http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/dogs-south-africa-benefit-your-big-give-challenge-donations <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</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, 11/25/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/EL5yZ4Qq9Rs" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><strong>The Big Give Christmas Challenge is upon us.</strong></p> <p>From 12 noon on Tuesday 29 November to 12 noon Friday 2 December, animal loving donors will have a chance to double their impact, double their help, and double their donation to help IFAW&rsquo;s Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) project&mdash;all from the comfort of your home or workplace.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/dogs-south-africa-benefit-your-big-give-challenge-donations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Africa cat claw dogs kitten puppy Puppies Video Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:43:11 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 109805 at http://www.ifaw.org Doing more to address dog and cat populations http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/doing-more-address-dog-and-cat-populations <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/rosalind-spencer-stone">Rosalind Spencer Stone</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, 11/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Changing living dynamics in the townships has given rise to large populations of unwanted dogs and cats and government must do more to address the population explosion. PHOTO: © Nic Bothma/EPA" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_17_16_popultaion.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 392px;" title="Changing living dynamics in the townships has given rise to large populations of unwanted dogs and cats and government must do more to address the population explosion.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/doing-more-address-dog-and-cat-populations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Africa companion animal dogs feral pet puppies puppy stray Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:26:26 +0000 Rosalind Spencer Stone 109766 at http://www.ifaw.org Observations during a pet store visit http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/observations-during-pet-store-visit <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/vanessa-amoroso">Vanessa Amoroso</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, 11/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_08_16_UKpuppymills.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 701px;" />As the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) lead on companion animals campaigns in the UK, I recently took a fact-finding trip to a legal and licensed pet store selling puppies. I saw a lot of examples of questionable animal welfare practices, reminding me just how crucial our P.U.P.S. campaign is.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/observations-during-pet-store-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cruel cute puppy farm puppy mill pups sick unhealthy Wed, 16 Nov 2016 21:22:20 +0000 Vanessa Amoroso 109757 at http://www.ifaw.org Dog houses can help freezing Northern Dogs http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/dog-houses-can-help-freezing-northern-dogs <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/janice-hannah">Janice Hannah</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, 11/09/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157672689515513" title="Northern Dogs"><img alt="Northern Dogs" height="343" src="https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5583/30790876251_c29e978486_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>When people from outside our country think of Canada, they often think of vast expanses of frozen tundra stretching as far as the eye can see. Blowing blizzards. Frostbite. Snow.</p> <p>And they aren&rsquo;t entirely wrong.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/dog-houses-can-help-freezing-northern-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Canada cold doghouse dogs first nation freezing fur rain snow warm winter Slideshow Wed, 09 Nov 2016 15:31:07 +0000 Janice Hannah 109666 at http://www.ifaw.org Sheena Dale http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/sheena-dale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Community Led Animal Welfare Project Manager </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Before joining IFAW, Sheena volunteered at her local SPCA for 12 years and was a founding member of a sterilisation and outreach-based NPO for dogs and cats. She shares her life with two rescue Yorkie crosses and five rescue cats and lives by two mottos: &ldquo;Be the change you want to see in the world&rdquo; by Mahatma Gandhi and &ldquo;If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito&rdquo; by the&nbsp;Dalai Lama. She holds a degree in Psychology and did her Honours in Anthropology at the University of Johannesburg.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Sheena Dale" alt="Sheena Dale" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Headshot_29.jpg?1478545580" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 11/07/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Staff Dogs & Cats Mon, 07 Nov 2016 19:06:39 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 109638 at http://www.ifaw.org