http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/14 en Gus, the injured dog we heard about just in time… http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/gus-injured-dog-we-heard-about-just-time%E2%80%A6 <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/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">Fri, 06/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Gus, when we found him, was obviously in discomfort, and with the vets in the air, we had no other option but to take him with us." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_26_15_gus.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Gus, when we found him, was obviously in discomfort, and with the vets in the air, we had no other option but to take him with us." />The clinics were finished.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/gus-injured-dog-we-heard-about-just-time%E2%80%A6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Canada dog Gus hit by car Northern Dogs saved Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:47:34 +0000 Janice Hannah 104542 at http://www.ifaw.org UPDATE: Meeting dogs saved in Cyprus after national financial crisis http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/update-meeting-dogs-saved-cyprus-after-national-financial-crisis <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/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">Thu, 06/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author met this gentle, loving Labrador who had been left tied to a fence, five weeks pregnant, before coming to the shelter." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_16_15_paphos1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="The author met this gentle, loving Labrador who had been left tied to a fence, five weeks pregnant, before coming to the shelter." />What makes the perfect Mediterranean holiday?</p> <p>Sun, sea and, of course, puppies.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/update-meeting-dogs-saved-cyprus-after-national-financial-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cute Cyprus dog food PAWS playful puppy shelter Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:45:12 +0000 Vanessa Amoroso 104301 at http://www.ifaw.org South African politician comes to rescue of injured dog http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/south-african-politician-comes-rescue-injured-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/marcelle-van-zyl">Marcelle du Plessis</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, 06/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Ronney, pictured here with guardians Abongile and Mlungisi Mnqasela, was picked up by Premier Helen Zille while campaigning and brought to Mdzananda for treatment." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_16_15_politician.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 759px;" title="Ronney, pictured here with guardians Abongile and Mlungisi Mnqasela, was picked up by Premier Helen Zille while campaigning and brought to Mdzananda for treatment." />Politicians are usually on parade, pressing the flesh and persuading the punters that they really, really want your vote.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/south-african-politician-comes-rescue-injured-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats dog injured Mdzananda Politician shelter South Africa treatment Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:57:37 +0000 Marcelle du Plessis 104302 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Mexican car shop owner steps up to shelter canine family http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-mexican-car-shop-owner-steps-shelter-canine-family <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">Tue, 06/16/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/bVmsKAW7-Ww" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Kind people often appear where and when you least expect them.</p> <p>Our animal welfare technician was driving his regular community outreach route with our mobile unit in rural Mexico&nbsp;<strong>when he suddenly heard a familiar noise coming from an empty lot</strong>.</p> <p>He parked and found a litter of puppies playing in the garbage, with a friendly mother dog close by.</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"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/bVmsKAW7-Ww&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/bVmsKAW7-Ww&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVmsKAW7-Ww"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-bVmsKAW7-Ww_0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-mexican-car-shop-owner-steps-shelter-canine-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Coco's cute dog Mexico playful puppy shelter Video Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:08:27 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 104266 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Working Dogs are nature’s best friends http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-working-dogs-are-nature%E2%80%99s-best-friends <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">Tue, 06/09/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Rescues 2the Rescue helps place high-energy shelter dogs with conservation detection dog organizations and trainers." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/r2r.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 429px;" title="Rescues 2the Rescue helps place high-energy shelter dogs with conservation detection dog organizations and trainers." />Animal shelters have a problem: an overabundance of high-energy, reward-driven dogs that can be difficult to place in traditional homes.</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"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/SzLZoyZ5kus&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/SzLZoyZ5kus&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzLZoyZ5kus"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-SzLZoyZ5kus.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-working-dogs-are-nature%E2%80%99s-best-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats adopted dogs rescue shelter wildlife protection wildlife trade Video Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:16:11 +0000 Carson Barylak 104202 at http://www.ifaw.org International Fund for Animal Welfare and Working Dogs for Conservation Partner to Save Dogs and Wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/104209 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 06/09/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="168" title="International Fund for Animal Welfare and Working Dogs for Conservation Partner to Save Dogs and Wildlife" alt="International Fund for Animal Welfare and Working Dogs for Conservation Partner " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/R2R-Screen-Grab_300px.jpg?1433796635" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>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 these dogs, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> has teamed up with <a href="http://wd4c.org/">Working Dogs for Conservation (WDC)</a> to form a new program <a href="http://www.rescues2therescue.org/">Rescues 2the Rescue</a>.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/104209" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats canines companion animals dogs Rescue 2the Rescue shelter dogs WDC working dogs WOrking Dogs for Conservation Mon, 08 Jun 2015 20:54:47 +0000 adintino 104209 at http://www.ifaw.org