http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/14 en Katrina 10 year anniversary: Making sure everyone gets on the rescue boats http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/katrina <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">Fri, 08/28/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="44% of the people who refused to evacuate during Katrina did so because they could not evacuate with their animals." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_28_15_lead_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 398px;" title="44% of the people who refused to evacuate during Katrina did so because they could not evacuate with their animals." />My team is hot, sunburned, and dirty&hellip; just another day training hard at the Katrina Commemorative Boot-camp in Gonzales, Louisiana.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/katrina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats dogs FEMA flooding Hurricane Katrina natural disaster storm Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:02:19 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 105120 at http://www.ifaw.org Hurricane Katrina: A photographer’s tale http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hurricane-katrina-photographer%E2%80%99s-tale <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/stewart-cook">Stewart Cook </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, 08/28/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Camera men Chris Nickless and Stewart Cook in flood waters following Hurricane Katrina." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_28_15_katrina_pic1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 662px;" title="Camera men Chris Nickless and Stewart Cook in flood waters following Hurricane Katrina." />I&rsquo;ve worked with IFAW since 1998 and helped to document many projects across the world. From Grizzly bear rehabilitation, oil slicked birds, underwater photoshoots with humpback whales to documenting Canada&rsquo;s seal hunt.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/hurricane-katrina-photographer%E2%80%99s-tale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Elephants animal rescue anniversary flooding Hurricane Katrina new orleans photographer storm Slideshow Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:00:53 +0000 Stewart Cook 105122 at http://www.ifaw.org To commemorate Hurricane Katrina, animal rescuers hone their skills http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/commemorate-hurricane-katrina-animal-rescuers-hone-their-skills <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">Thu, 08/27/2015</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="187" title="To commemorate Hurricane Katrina, animal rescuers hone their skills" alt="To commemorate Hurricane Katrina, animal rescuers hone their skills" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/08_26_15_katrina_300px.jpg?1440689346" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Precisely ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, disaster response experts from around the country gathered in Gonzales, LA for an intensive animal rescue boot-camp. <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> joined member agencies of the National Animal Rescue and Sheltering Coalition (NARSC) to conduct the trainings.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/commemorate-hurricane-katrina-animal-rescuers-hone-their-skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescuers cats companion animals dog Hurricane Katrina Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:31:28 +0000 adintino 105108 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescuing animals after Katrina: Who were the real heroes? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescuing-animals-after-katrina-who-were-real-heroes <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/aj-cady">A.J. Cady</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, 08/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><h3> <em><img alt="IFAW rescues pets by boat following Katrina disaster." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_26_15_katrina1-2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 397px;" title="IFAW helped rescue, care and transport 7,000 animals following Hurricane Katrina." /></em></h3> <p>Ten years ago I was leading IFAW&rsquo;s Animal Rescue efforts when Hurricane Katrina made landfall.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescuing-animals-after-katrina-who-were-real-heroes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats anniverary disaster hurricane Katrina rescue storm tragic Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:02:23 +0000 A.J. Cady 105081 at http://www.ifaw.org Dream under Construction http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dream-under-construction <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, 08/25/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9ZImGWCcaIA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Can you imagine a heavenly place with beautiful sandy beaches and sun? Can you imagine spending some good vacations or even living there? A lot of people dream about this and others turn their dreams into reality, because that place exists and is called Playa del Carmen, Mexico!</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/9ZImGWCcaIA&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/9ZImGWCcaIA&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=9ZImGWCcaIA"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-9ZImGWCcaIA_10.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/dream-under-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats coco dogs kittens Mexico playa del carmen puppies veterinary Video Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:24:50 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 105083 at http://www.ifaw.org Building Comfort Kennels in Mdzananda http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/building-comfort-kennels-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/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">Tue, 08/18/2015</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=72157657401609181&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> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/building-comfort-kennels-mdzananda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Africa build Cape Town dog houses dogs kennels Slideshow Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:23:52 +0000 Marcelle du Plessis 105042 at http://www.ifaw.org