http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/14 en Slowly but surely, animal welfare is gaining ground in Playa del Carmen (Español abajo) http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/slowly-surely-animal-welfare-gaining-ground-playa-del-carmen-espa%C3%B1ol-abajo <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, 09/30/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><object height="458" width="610"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157647573992950%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157647573992950%2F&amp;set_id=72157647573992950&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="https://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=1811922554" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157647573992950%2Fshow%2F&amp;pa</object></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/slowly-surely-animal-welfare-gaining-ground-playa-del-carmen-espa%C3%B1ol-abajo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Political advocacy Dogs & Cats animal dogs Mexico playa del carmen welfare Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:50:23 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 101490 at http://www.ifaw.org On World Rabies Day, the choice to end rabies is yours and mine http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-rabies-day-choice-end-rabies-yours-and-mine <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/hanna-lentz">Hanna Lentz</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">Sun, 09/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Bringing an end to rabies starts with people." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/CL481_web.jpg" title="Bringing an end to rabies starts with people." />Rabies is seriously scary.</p> <p><strong>Occurring in more than 150 countries and territories, this fatal disease causes the death of tens of thousands of people every year (<a href="http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs099/en/" target="_blank">WHO, 2014</a>). </strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-rabies-day-choice-end-rabies-yours-and-mine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Political advocacy Dogs & Cats community disease dogs Education health rabies who Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:15:21 +0000 Hanna Lentz 101513 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Playa del Carmen: A happy stinky doggy rescue! (Español abajo) http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-playa-del-carmen-happy-stinky-doggy-rescue-espa%C3%B1ol-abajo <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, 09/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>What a morning!!</p> <p>I was very lucky to witness and be part of an amazing rescue that involved the effort and team work of regular citizens, and a truly heroic act from one of our staff.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-playa-del-carmen-happy-stinky-doggy-rescue-espa%C3%B1ol-abajo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Carmen del heroism Mexico Playa sewer veterinary Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:52:50 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 101489 at http://www.ifaw.org Why is a Sarajevo government dog service causing such panic? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-sarajevo-government-dog-service-causing-such-panic <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">Wed, 09/24/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A citizen of Sarajevo followed by a pack of roaming dogs. c. Steve Jenkinson" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Dogs-following-man-Sarajevo-credit-Steve-Jenkinson_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 409px;" title="A citizen of Sarajevo followed by a pack of roaming dogs. c. Steve Jenkinson" /></p> <p>The <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-29224773" target="_blank">BBC&rsquo;s News from Elsewhere reported last week on the panic spreading through social media about plans to manage Sarajevo&rsquo;s dogs</a>. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-sarajevo-government-dog-service-causing-such-panic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats bosnia communities cull dogs government management Sarajevo Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:50:32 +0000 Rebecca Brimley 101486 at http://www.ifaw.org Ukraine crisis: animal rescues continue despite perils http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ukraine-crisis-animal-rescues-continue-despite-perils <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">Tue, 09/23/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="One of the many dogs helped with IFAW support in Ukraine." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Ukraine_dog_helped_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="One of the many dogs helped with IFAW support in Ukraine." /></p> <p>The IFAW Disaster Response team is currently monitoring several severe weather patterns around the globe and readying our responders &ndash; hurricanes, cyclones, earthquakes, and forest fires, just to name a few.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ukraine-crisis-animal-rescues-continue-despite-perils" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:53:10 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 101475 at http://www.ifaw.org How to put an end to inhumane dog population management http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-put-end-inhumane-dog-population-management <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/kate-nattrass-atema">Kate Nattrass Atema</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, 09/23/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.dogpopulationmanagement2015.org/" target="_blank"><img alt="The International Conference for Dog Population Management, March 3-5, 2015 in Istanbul, addresses humane, effective management strategies for dog populations and promotes their adoption around the world." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/FINAL-LOGO-CHILD-AND-DOG._web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 637px;" title="The International Conference for Dog Population Management, March 3-5, 2015 in Istanbul, addresses humane, effective management strategies for dog populations and promotes their ad</p /> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-put-end-inhumane-dog-population-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats dog population management International Companion Animal Management Coalition International Conference for Dog Population Management stray Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:33:09 +0000 Kate Nattrass Atema 101484 at http://www.ifaw.org