All Press Releases for Dogs & Cats

4th October 2005
The theme of this year’s event – “Caring for Our Best Friends” – focuses on dogs and cats and the problems they face due to cruelty and overpopulation. All the materials, many interactive, are available for free at the I Read more »
22nd September 2005
The Hurricane Katrina animals have hopscotched across the state of Louisiana; this is their third relocation in three weeks. After their initial rescue from the floods of New Orleans, they were brought to a temporary shelter in Gonzales, then move Read more »
16th September 2005
IFAW teams continue daily animal rescue missions searching for animals that have been reported missing or abandoned. Missing pet data continues to be compiled from concerned pet owners. (IFAW Missing Pet Database -- www.ifaw.org/us/missingpets.) On Read more »
8th September 2005
IFAW’s team, working with Code-3 Associates, is currently searching a list of more than 300 addresses where animals are reported to be stranded. The animals rescued from homes are evacuated to a triage facility in nearby Gonzales, Louisiana for Read more »
2nd September 2005
Local animal groups have now evacuated at least 300 dogs from New Orleans to Houston, where the Houston SPCA is caring for them and another 500 are expected tonight. Many were smuggled into shelters and evacuation buses by desperate New Orleans re Read more »
1st September 2005
During natural disasters, animals are often lost or owners are forced to leave them behind during mandatory evacuations. Local animal groups, whose own facilities have been devastated or destroyed, have requested assistance to deal with the overwh Read more »