http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/14 en VIDEO: CLAW teaches South African township residents animals are precious http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-claw-teaches-south-african-township-residents-animals-are-precious <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/cora-bail-0">Cora Bailey</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, 05/19/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="true" bgcolor="#131313" height="396" src="http://www.sbs.com.au/news/dateline/article/2015/05/19/blog-coras-devotion" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="640"></iframe></p> <p><em>In the above window, scroll down just a bit to watch the wonderful video featuring the author as she works with her clients in the townships of South Africa. &nbsp;-ED</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/video-claw-teaches-south-african-township-residents-animals-are-precious" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Africa caring communities poor South townships veterinary Video Tue, 19 May 2015 16:29:25 +0000 Cora Bailey 104029 at http://www.ifaw.org Pelusa, a dog we saved in Playa del Carmen, has been adopted (Español abajo) http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/pelusa-dog-we-saved-playa-del-carmen-has-been-adopted-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">Mon, 05/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Pelusa is enjoying her new life as Marbella’s guard dog and companion for her and her two babies." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_15_15_pelusa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Pelusa is enjoying her new life as Marbella’s guard dog and companion for her and her two babies." /></p> <p>A couple of months ago <a href="/node/103078">I shared a video</a> about Pelusa, a sweet dog who had been owned by a young man who sadly committed suicide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/pelusa-dog-we-saved-playa-del-carmen-has-been-adopted-espa%C3%B1ol-abajo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cute dog mange Mexico pelusa playful recovery Fri, 15 May 2015 18:36:51 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 104005 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Bosnian village of Lopare first to complete a Humane Community Development plan http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-bosnian-village-lopare-first-complete-humane-community-development-plan <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">Fri, 05/15/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/sK-Pe0fA0cs" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s work with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia-Herzegovina is celebrating a milestone.</p> <p>In Lopare, a small village in the north of the country, which has had problems with roaming dogs for the past few years, community members have now completed their <a href="/node/98679">Humane Community Development</a> plan, and the relationship between people and dogs is beginning to improve.</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/sK-Pe0fA0cs&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/sK-Pe0fA0cs&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=sK-Pe0fA0cs"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-sK-Pe0fA0cs_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-bosnian-village-lopare-first-complete-humane-community-development-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats HCD Humane Community Development Lopare roaming dogs Video Thu, 14 May 2015 19:15:01 +0000 Rebecca Brimley 103993 at http://www.ifaw.org Welcomed with open paws to community project in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/welcomed-open-paws-community-project-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/wildlife-trade/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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, 05/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Tania McCrea-Steele visits the CLAW in South Africa and meets Legolas" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/CLAW%20blog%20Legolas.JPG" style="width: 610px; height: 864px;" /></p> <p>I joined IFAW because I really like animals, but I also feel equally as strongly about helping disadvantaged people.</p> <p><strong>So, visiting our Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) project, an institution among the impoverished communities around Johannesburg, South Africa, was an inspirational experience for me.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/welcomed-open-paws-community-project-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats CLAW animal clinic johannesburg Wed, 13 May 2015 18:56:16 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 103988 at http://www.ifaw.org Second Nepal earthquake leaves Animal Rescue team shaken, but unharmed http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/second-nepal-earthquake-leaves-animal-rescue-team-shaken-unharmed <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/katie-moore">Katie Moore</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, 05/12/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW's animal rescue team is currently responding to animals in need following Nepal's devastating 7.8 earthquake and today’s 7.1 magnitude second quake. The team is providing food, water, medicine and veterinary care to dogs, cats, backyard farm animals and livestock in the affected areas." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/IFAW-team_nepal_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW's animal rescue team is currently responding to animals in need following Nepal's devastating 7.8 earthquake and today’s 7.1 magnitude second quake.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/second-nepal-earthquake-leaves-animal-rescue-team-shaken-unharmed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats dogs Earthquake Kathmandu Nepal rescue Tue, 12 May 2015 20:26:59 +0000 Katie Moore 103978 at http://www.ifaw.org Meet Lucy’s adorable five kittens! http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/meet-lucy%E2%80%99s-adorable-five-kittens <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">Sun, 05/10/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/8_AgZrHjCpI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Meet Lucy and her adorable five kittens; Atticus, Matilda, Oliver, Winnie, and Leroy.</p> <p>Lucy was spotted a few months ago by a woman living in Fall River, Massachusetts, wandering nearby her home. The woman suspected she&rsquo;d been abandoned, so she was keeping an eye on her.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/meet-lucy%E2%80%99s-adorable-five-kittens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cats day kittens mothers video Video Fri, 08 May 2015 16:08:48 +0000 Ellie Milano 103968 at http://www.ifaw.org