http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/13 en Ukraine update: Armed gunmen rough up shelter staff, shoot a dog http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ukraine-update-armed-gunmen-rough-shelter-staff-shoot-dog <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Fri, 03/27/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Shot dog recovering" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_26_15_xray.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Shot dog recovering" /></p> <p>For many months, danger and chaos have been a part of daily life at the Gorlovka animal shelter in Eastern Ukraine.&nbsp; And then one day, things got even worse.</p> <p><strong>Armed gunmen invaded the shelter and stole any supplies they wanted.&nbsp; They beat all of the shelter workers and fired their weapons at the animals.&nbsp;</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ukraine-update-armed-gunmen-rough-shelter-staff-shoot-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats dog shelter gunmen rebels russian shot Ukraine war Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:19:29 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 103420 at http://www.ifaw.org 17 Critically endangered stranded turtles are released in Florida http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/17-critically-endangered-stranded-turtles-are-released-florida <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/animal-rescue/kristen-pachett">Kristen Pachett</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, 03/27/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="This was a record year with over 1,200 sea turtles stranding on Cape Cod beaches. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_27_15_turtle.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="This was a record year with over 1,200 sea turtles stranding on Cape Cod beaches. " /></p> <p><em>Katelyn Olsson, IFAW&#39;s Marine Mammal Rescue and Research Americorps team member filed this post about her efforts in this recent turtle rescue and release. <strong>-- KP</strong></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/17-critically-endangered-stranded-turtles-are-released-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Turtles Ameri Corp Cape Cod Florida rehabilitate release turtles Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:23:59 +0000 Kristen Pachett 103433 at http://www.ifaw.org Who cares for Mexico’s retired circus animals? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/who-cares-mexico%E2%80%99s-retired-circus-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/animal-rescue/kelly-donithan">Kelly Donithan</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, 03/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Groups like IFAW are being pleaded to rescue the thousands of animals that will be displaced from Mexican circuses." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_25_15_circus_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 457px;" title="Groups like IFAW are being pleaded to rescue the thousands of animals that will be displaced from Mexican circuses." />Undeniably, good news has been streaming in recently regarding the use of wild animals in circus performances such as the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/103146" target="_blank">historic announcement by Ringling Brot</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/who-cares-mexico%E2%80%99s-retired-circus-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Elephants ban big top circus elephants Mexico tigers wild animals Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:09:44 +0000 Kelly Donithan 103388 at http://www.ifaw.org Dogs and people living in harmony in Bosnia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dogs-and-people-living-harmony-bosnia <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/rebecca-brimley">Rebecca Brimley</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, 03/24/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Lopare’s dogs gradually gained more and more allies, until the whole community agreed that healthy, happy dogs make for a healthy, happy community." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_23_15_bosnia.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Lopare’s dogs gradually gained more and more allies, until the whole community agreed that healthy, happy dogs make for a healthy, happy community." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dogs-and-people-living-harmony-bosnia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats bosnia community dog pack roaming dogs Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:25:47 +0000 Rebecca Brimley 103360 at http://www.ifaw.org National Puppy Day Slideshow: See how Kiki's puppies have grown, help us name them! http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/national-puppy-day-slideshow-see-how-kikis-pupies-have-grown-help-us-name-them <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/dogs-cats/ellie-milano">Ellie Milano</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, 03/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157649198385853&amp;click=true&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>We&rsquo;re still closely following our beautiful momma dog, <a href="/node/103316" target="_blank">Kiki, and her eight gorgeous puppies</a>.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/national-puppy-day-slideshow-see-how-kikis-pupies-have-grown-help-us-name-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cute Kiki Mexico names puppies rescue Slideshow Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:48:21 +0000 Ellie Milano 103348 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescue team frees dolphin from sea ice http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescue-team-frees-dolphin-sea-ice <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/animal-rescue/brian-sharp">Brian Sharp</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, 03/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Now, as temperatures begin to warm and the ice starts to break up, the potential for dolphins to get into trouble has become very real." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_19_15_dolphin.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Now, as temperatures begin to warm and the ice starts to break up, the potential for dolphins to get into trouble has become very real." />The dolphin was completely trapped in sea ice and slush, unable to free itself and swim away from shore.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescue-team-frees-dolphin-sea-ice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins dolphin ice flow rescue Stranded trapped winter Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:57:40 +0000 Brian Sharp 103324 at http://www.ifaw.org