http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/15 en 4 ways to make the holiday season less stressful for your dog http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/4-ways-make-holiday-season-less-stressful-your-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/corrie-rabbe">Corrie Rabbe</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, 12/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Uwqsz_GZkZ0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The holiday season is a busy time for a lot of households, and the mix of festivities, kids and dogs can be stressful &ndash; especially for the dogs. Visitors, travel, noisy toys, a strange tree in the house, and firecrackers are just some of the many stressors your dog may encounter over the holidays.</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/Uwqsz_GZkZ0&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/Uwqsz_GZkZ0&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=Uwqsz_GZkZ0"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-Uwqsz_GZkZ0_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/4-ways-make-holiday-season-less-stressful-your-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats behavior dogs holidays stress Video Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:26:49 +0000 Corrie Rabbe 102463 at http://www.ifaw.org Lima Climate Summit ends with frustrating, vital compromise http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/lima-climate-summit-ends-frustrating-vital-compromise <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/elephants/peter-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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, 12/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." class="caption" longdesc="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_16_14_climate.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 427px;" title="Warming temperatures have already devastated thousands of species, including walrus." />Normally, you hate to hear people describe their disaster prevention plans as &ldquo;modest,&rdquo; &ldquo;shaky,&rdquo; or &ldquo;incremental&rdquo;&mdash;but when it comes to international climate </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/lima-climate-summit-ends-frustrating-vital-compromise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Polar Bears Accord Global Climate Change Lima Melting Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:18:15 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 102413 at http://www.ifaw.org The Right App for the Right Whale http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/right-app-right-whale <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/april-wobst">April Wobst</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, 12/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW in Jacksonville, Florida this past weekend for the 6th Annual Right Whale Festival." class="caption" longdesc="IFAW in Jacksonville, Florida this past weekend for the 6th Annual Right Whale Festival." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_21_14_RW%20Festival%202014.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 456px;" title="IFAW in Jacksonville, Florida this past weekend for the 6th Annual Right Whale Festival." />Following the North Atlantic right whale migration, my colleague Mary Trainor and I headed south to Jacksonville, Florida recently for the 6<sup>th</sup> Annual Right Whale F</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/right-app-right-whale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Political advocacy Whales app. iPhone Right Whales whale festival Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:14:04 +0000 April Wobst 102069 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: How animal welfare figures into the pursuit of happiness http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness <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/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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, 11/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/PqvLLHsornk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>There are many reasons why the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescues and protects animals around the globe.</p> <p>Populations careen toward extinction, and individual animals that are exploited, abused or neglected suffer terribly. This makes many people upset or at least gravely concerned, but how animal well-being affects us directly is hard to measure.</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/PqvLLHsornk&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/PqvLLHsornk&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=PqvLLHsornk"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-fiUaCNtUAg0.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-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Animal welfare gnh gnp happiness slideshow value Video Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:05 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101728 at http://www.ifaw.org Is television reinforcing ignorance and intolerance of remarkable animals? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/television-reinforcing-ignorance-and-intolerance-remarkable-animals <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/cynthia-milburn">Cynthia Milburn</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, 11/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Chris Packham makes a plea to the UK presenters Ant and Dec to harness the power of their enormous audiences to instil respect for animals. Photo: www.chrispackham.co.uk/" class="caption" longdesc="Chris Packham makes a plea to the UK presenters Ant and Dec to harness the power of their enormous audiences to instil respect for animals.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/television-reinforcing-ignorance-and-intolerance-remarkable-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Animal welfare Cruelty Prevention Education television Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:30:40 +0000 Cynthia Milburn 102044 at http://www.ifaw.org Training authorities in East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to stop wildlife traffickers http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/training-authorities-east-africa-and-arabian-peninsula-stop-wildlife-traffickers <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/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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, 11/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline Nyagah, Steve Njumbi, Beatrice Owayo and Isaac Peroh at the Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking workshop at the Friendship International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia." class="caption" longdesc="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline Nyagah, Steve Njumbi, Beatrice Owayo and Isaac Peroh at the Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking workshop at the Friendship International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IFAW%20EA%20Staff%2011_17_14.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline N</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/training-authorities-east-africa-and-arabian-peninsula-stop-wildlife-traffickers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Elephants Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority illegal wildlife trade Interpol workshop Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:39:29 +0000 Kelvin Alie 101971 at http://www.ifaw.org