http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/14 en A fearful Bosnian dog’s transformation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/fearful-bosnian-dog%E2%80%99s-transformation <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/kati-loeffler">Kati Loeffler</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, 02/05/2016</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="//flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157664152986222&amp;click=true&amp;credit=1&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>I am humbled by the courage of the animals we rescue.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/fearful-bosnian-dog%E2%80%99s-transformation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats bosnia doghouses Germany Helmut move Nemo relocate Slideshow Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:53:44 +0000 Kati Loeffler 106621 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Hungry, abandoned Lupita recovers, is adopted http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-hungry-abandoned-lupita-recovers-adopted <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/joaquin-de-la-torre">Joaquin de la Torre</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, 02/04/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/_l-3Zpx7lpQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>My colleague Dr. Erika Flores saw her in the street in Playa del Carmen. It was a hot day, and she was very agitated. Thirsty. Starving.</p> <p>At first, she was very shy and wouldn&acute;t come close to us. But after half an hour and lots of patience, Dr. Erika gained her trust and, in the end, she actually turned out to be a very affectionate dog.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/_l-3Zpx7lpQ?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-hungry-abandoned-lupita-recovers-adopted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue beach Coco's Clinic dog hungry Mexico playa del carmen street dog Video Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:48:23 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 106614 at http://www.ifaw.org Boerbul makes gallant effort in Mdzananda http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/boerbul-makes-gallant-effort-mdzananda <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/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">Mon, 02/01/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="On New Year’s Day it seemed Frank, a Boerbul, had turned the corner: he walked happily around the clinic following me as I did the rounds." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_01_16_frank.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="On New Year’s Day it seemed Frank, a Boerbul, had turned the corner: he walked happily around the clinic following me as I did the rounds." />As l watched the large Boerbul walk into the clinic, he didn&rsquo;t move with enthusiasm, but it was not resignation either.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/boerbul-makes-gallant-effort-mdzananda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Africa clinic ditch dog Mdzananda miracle recovery sick veterinary care Mon, 01 Feb 2016 19:17:23 +0000 Rosalind Spencer Stone 106592 at http://www.ifaw.org Blog Roundup: Our recent Bosnia to Germany dog move http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/blog-roundup-our-recent-bosnia-germany-dog-move <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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, 01/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Ellie Milano with one of the dogs we helped." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_28_16_bosnia_listicle.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="Ellie Milano with one of the dogs we helped." /></p> <p>In the final months of 2015, our companion animals team morphed into an animal rescue team. As the result of a <a href="/node/98679" target="_blank">Humane Community Development</a> programme that we executed in Jajce, Bosnia, we shut the dilapidated municipal shelter there and transported 66 dogs to new, loving homes in Germany.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/blog-roundup-our-recent-bosnia-germany-dog-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats bosnia companion animals cute dog move forever home furry Germany Jacjce relocate shelter Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:53:36 +0000 Azzedine Downes 106555 at http://www.ifaw.org Dream Under Construction: Why space at new Coco’s clinic is so important http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dream-under-construction-why-space-new-coco%E2%80%99s-clinic-so-important <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/erika-flores">Erika Flores</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, 01/27/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The previous building had patients on any available floorspace." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_26_16_cocos_previous.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="The previous building had patients on any available floorspace." /></p> <p>The other day I invited someone to take a look at what will be the new Coco&acute;s Animal Welfare clinic, who is our partner in Playa del Carmen. I had been wanting to stop by, to check on how things were going with the construction.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dream-under-construction-why-space-new-coco%E2%80%99s-clinic-so-important" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats Coco's Clinic construction dogs Mexico playa del carmen veterinarian veterinary care Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:01:33 +0000 Erika Flores 106554 at http://www.ifaw.org US FBI tracking animal cruelty crimes; Tennessee will establish public database http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-fbi-tracking-animal-cruelty-crimes-tennessee-will-establish-public-database <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/wildlife-trade/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</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, 01/13/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="On the same day that the Tennessee law went into effect, the FBI began collecting data on animal cruelty crimes in the National Incident Based Reporting System." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_13_16_tenessee.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="On the same day that the Tennessee law went into effect, the FBI began collecting data on animal cruelty crimes in the National Incident Based Reporting System." />On January 1, a Tennessee law went into effect that will establish a public registry for people convicted of animal cruelty.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-fbi-tracking-animal-cruelty-crimes-tennessee-will-establish-public-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Political advocacy Dogs & Cats animal cruelty crime criminal law legislation policy puppy mills registry Tennessee Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:10:53 +0000 Carson Barylak 106435 at http://www.ifaw.org