http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/14 en It's World Dog Day, let's think about the whole dog http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/its-world-dog-day-lets-think-about-whole-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/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">Tue, 08/26/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Dogs need freedom to keep body and soul together: the freedom to move, to meet friends, to avoid non-friends, to choose where to rest, to greet loved ones, to go to the toilet away from where one eats and sleeps. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IMG_0270_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 455px;" title="Dogs need freedom to keep body and soul together: the freedom to move, to meet friends, to avoid non-friends, to choose where to rest, to greet loved ones, to go to the toilet away from where one eats and sleeps.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/its-world-dog-day-lets-think-about-whole-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Africa caring dogs freedom nature nurture Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:53:08 +0000 Kati Loeffler 101202 at http://www.ifaw.org World Dog Day: Keep your dog healthy in mind and body http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-dog-day-keep-your-dog-healthy-mind-and-body <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, 08/26/2014</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="201" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Dog_300px_0.jpg?1409066441" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p style="margin-left:7.1pt;">August 26<sup>th</sup> is World Dog Day, a chance to celebrate the bond between humans and dogs. Dogs have lived with humans for thousands of years as our companions, guardians of our homes, and assistants in our work and daily lives. Science is increasingly delivering evidence for what is already accepted by many people: the health and happiness of humans is intrinsically linked to the health and happiness of dogs.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-dog-day-keep-your-dog-healthy-mind-and-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats dogs World Dog Day Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:20:56 +0000 adintino 101209 at http://www.ifaw.org Lola and her puppies: a success for International Homeless Animals Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/lola-and-her-puppies-success-international-homeless-animals-day <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">Thu, 08/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare's local partner in Playa del Carmen, Coco's Cat Rescue, has helped more than 3,000 cats and dogs with your support." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/pup_crate_lineup_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 333px;" title="The International Fund for Animal Welfare's local partner in Playa del Carmen, Coco's Cat Rescue, has helped more than 3,000 cats and dogs with your support." />In honor of International Homeless Animals Day this past Saturday, a day to draw attention to the problems that homeless dogs and cats around the</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/lola-and-her-puppies-success-international-homeless-animals-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Carmen cats Coco's dogs Mexico Playa rescue Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:45:22 +0000 Ellie Milano 101181 at http://www.ifaw.org Veterinary leadership in animal welfare http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/veterinary-leadership-animal-welfare <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">Wed, 08/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Appropriate and timely veterinary care is one of the fundamental welfare requirements for animals who are dependent on human guardianship. Within the provision of veterinary care, great attention must be given to minimizing the stress that an animal suffers. Stress over which an animal has no control is severely detrimental to the emotional well-being of the individual, and compromises all the processes that we endeavor to support with veterinary care: healing, recovery from illness, and physiological stability.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/veterinary-leadership-animal-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Animal welfare cats dogs Other Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:59:16 +0000 rbartlett 99319 at http://www.ifaw.org Deserving young boy receives Animal Action Award in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/deserving-young-boy-receives-animal-action-award-south-africa <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/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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, 08/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Kganya with his award and, from left to right, Nthabiseng Raditapole (Education Officer at CLAW), Kganya’s Mom, his teacher, and the author" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/kganya-and-friends.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Kganya with his award and, from left to right, Nthabiseng Raditapole (Education Officer at CLAW), Kganya’s Mom, his teacher, and the author" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/deserving-young-boy-receives-animal-action-award-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats animal action awards cats dogs Education Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:31:43 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 101069 at http://www.ifaw.org World Cat Day: no need to expel Kitty http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-cat-day-no-need-expel-kitty <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">Fri, 08/08/2014</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="199" title="World Cat Day: no need to expel Kitty" alt="World Cat Day: no need to expel Kitty" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Kitty%20tow_300px.jpg?1407167226" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p style="margin-left:7.1pt;">August 8<sup>th</sup> is world cat day, a chance to celebrate the bond between humans and cats. Despite the fact that cats make excellent companions, our feline friends are often expelled from their homes if a woman in the household becomes pregnant. This unfortunate parting often results from an unnecessary fear of toxoplasmosis.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-cat-day-no-need-expel-kitty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats cats companion animal kittens World Cat Day Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:53:32 +0000 adintino 100967 at http://www.ifaw.org