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About 130 people honoured Mandela Day by building kennels for the pets of Khayel
28th July 2016 Marcelle du Plessis
Every year, International Mandela Day calls people across the world to take 67 minutes out of their day to make the world a Read more »
Vaalie, a dearly loved elderly dog who lives in a township in Emnandeni with his
26th July 2016 Mandi Smallhorne
“Oh, but I know this dog! Of course I know this dog!” exclaims Cora Bailey, director of Community Led Animal Read more »
Pets left alone in a parked car for even fifteen minutes can die from heatstroke
25th July 2016 Ellie Milano
There’s not much that beats palling around with a pup during the summer. We want you to fully enjoy your fun in the Read more »
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10th May 2016
After more than a year of planning, designing, and collaborating with our local partner Coco’s Animal Welfare, our Watch Video »
7th April 2016
They may not be as obvious – where dogs come to investigate, cats scarper – but cats are as much part of the Watch Video »
14th March 2016
Blacky was found in the street searching for food by a local rescuer. The woman who found him had experience rescuing dogs Watch Video »
19th February 2016
We were doing a survey in Guadalupana, a low-income neighborhood in Playa de Carmen, when we found a homeless mommy dog Watch Video »
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Footage of actual dog fights filmed by CLAW investigators
19th November 2015
Five men have been arrested, and their dogs confiscated after undercover investigations by the Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) project enabled police and animal welfare inspectors to bust a dog fighting ring on Gauteng’s West Rand. CLAW had Read more »
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13th October 2015
National animal welfare agencies collaborate to provide immediate relief to pet owners, animal victims following devastating floods Members of the NARSC (National Animal Rescue and Sheltering Coalition), including the International Fund for Read more »
To commemorate Hurricane Katrina, animal rescuers hone their skills
27th August 2015
Precisely ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, disaster response experts from around the country gathered in Gonzales, LA for an intensive animal rescue boot-camp. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) joined member ag Read more »
International Fund for Animal Welfare and Working Dogs for Conservation Partner
9th June 2015
Many animal shelters have an overabundance of high-energy, toy-obsessed dogs. While these qualities often make them unsuitable as house pets, these dogs are likely to thrive when they have a detection career. In order to maximize adoption rates for t Read more »
IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake
5th May 2015
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 res Read more »
Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of  Stranded Animals
10th February 2015
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. An IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) led Disaster Response Team Read more »
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World of Animals Issue 25
28th July 2016 by rbartlett
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World of Animals Issue 24
2nd May 2016 by rbartlett
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World of Animals Issue 21
1st May 2015 by rbartlett
World of Animals Issue 21 Read more »
Veterinary leadership in animal welfare
20th August 2014 by rbartlett
Appropriate and timely veterinary care is one of the fundamental welfare requirements for animals who are dependent on human Read more »
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Westminster wire fox terrier's win raises important questions on acquiring puppi
14th February 2014 by Kelly Johnston
For the Super Bowl game at MetLife Stadium earlier this month, I was neither on team Seattle nor team Denver. Honestly, I Read more »
Rabies: Risks and Prevention
14th February 2014 by rbartlett
A practical guide to understanding the risks and prevention of rabies in people and dogs. (Also available in Spanish and Read more »
10 Years of Pet Night tonight – Helping animals, people and communities
12th February 2014 by adintino
Tonight’s European Pet Night marks a decade of raising awareness around pets and the remarkable contributions of Read more »
Culling at the Sochi Olympics: exterminating street dogs is not the answer
6th February 2014 by Kate Nattrass Atema
IFAW is horrified that the culling of dogs in Sochi was back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics. For Read more »
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