http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/15 en South African learners offer insight into benefits of animal welfare theatre production http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/south-african-learners-offer-insight-benefits-animal-welfare-theatre-production <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">Tue, 06/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="South African children enjoyed a live theater production for humane education." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/20140522_111858_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="South African children enjoyed a live theater production for humane education." />Following a successful five-day run of &ldquo;A Dog&rsquo;s Life,&rdquo; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-south-african-children-learn-about-animal-welfare-through-theatre" target="_blank">staged by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Jungle Theatre Company for near</a></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/KCv4696MuTY&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/KCv4696MuTY&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=KCv4696MuTY"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-KCv4696MuTY_1.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/south-african-learners-offer-insight-benefits-animal-welfare-theatre-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Dogs & Cats Animal welfare children dogs Education live theatre South Africa Video Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:30:15 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 100460 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating 'Cats, Dogs And Us' with the Los Angeles Unified School District http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-cats-dogs-and-us-los-angeles-unified-school-district <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/kelly-johnston">Kelly Johnston</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, 06/02/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW partnered with ATA and LAUSD on an interdisciplinary educational program." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IFAW_LAUSD_ATA_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 365px;" title="IFAW partnered with ATA and LAUSD on an interdisciplinary educational program." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-cats-dogs-and-us-los-angeles-unified-school-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Dogs & Cats ATA cats dogs Education Furry Tails LAUSD education Mon, 02 Jun 2014 19:25:39 +0000 Kelly Johnston 100456 at http://www.ifaw.org Exploring the benefits between animal well-being and human happiness http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/exploring-benefits-between-animal-well-being-and-human-happiness <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/2996">Beth Allgood</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, 05/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A happy owner and her dog attend an IFAW Northern Dogs Project picnic on November 17, 2013. c. IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/northerndogspicnic-26_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 481px;" title="A happy owner and her dog attend an IFAW Northern Dogs Project picnic on November 17, 2013. c. IFAW" />What makes you happy?</p> <p>A variety of actions, events, and material items make people happy. But it is increasingly thought that knowing that others are free from suffering can also be a considerable factor in happiness.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/exploring-benefits-between-animal-well-being-and-human-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats community engagement conference happiness well-being Tue, 27 May 2014 16:34:42 +0000 Beth Allgood 100405 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: South African children learn about animal welfare through theatre http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-south-african-children-learn-about-animal-welfare-through-theatre <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">Mon, 05/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/KCv4696MuTY" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>In the video above we get a peek into the &ldquo;Twinning Project&rdquo;, a key part of IFAW&rsquo;s Animal Action Education programme activities. The team has been working with Jungle Theatre Company for 10 years on this unique initiative which brings together youngsters from different socio-economic backgrounds to learn about animal welfare related issues. </em></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/KCv4696MuTY&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/KCv4696MuTY&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=KCv4696MuTY"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-KCv4696MuTY.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-south-african-children-learn-about-animal-welfare-through-theatre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats children Education South Africa video Video Mon, 19 May 2014 16:26:20 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 100301 at http://www.ifaw.org Travel diary: Two working days inside the Bosnia roaming dog project http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/travel-diary-two-working-days-inside-bosnia-roaming-dog-project <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">Mon, 05/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>First diary entry</strong></p> <p>I finally arrived today in the tiny Bosnian city of Lopare, after a long journey and a longer mountainous drive from Sarajevo, and couldn&rsquo;t wait to get out and look around. When I was here last October, I met a group of kids caring for a mama dog and her chubby puppies in an abandoned house.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/travel-diary-two-working-days-inside-bosnia-roaming-dog-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Political advocacy Dogs & Cats bosnia community development process UNDP veterinary war workshop Mon, 12 May 2014 19:47:38 +0000 Rebecca Brimley 100230 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: 3 videos celebrate motherhood’s vital role in sustaining animal species http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 05/11/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>For Mother&rsquo;s Day, IFAW is sharing some video of mothers and young of the species we protect. --ED</em></p> <p>Never underestimate the power of moms! In appreciation of every mom&rsquo;s hard work and sacrifice, IFAW&rsquo;s presents a three-video series about these mothers&rsquo; valiant efforts to tend their babies in difficult and sometimes harsh conditions:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Elephants Rhinos Seals mother motherhood Thu, 08 May 2014 16:49:18 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 100180 at http://www.ifaw.org