http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/23 en Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Parliament Square http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/freddie-fox-and-friends-watch-pack-hounds-%E2%80%98chase%E2%80%99-stag-around-parliament-square <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, 03/19/2014</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="329" title="Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Parliament Square" alt="Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Par" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Freddie_Fox_300px.jpg?1395255283" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&rsquo;s costumed fox will look on as two eye-catching ad vans chase each other around Westminster tomorrow (Thursday 20 March) to warn the public that the Hunting Act is under threat and the Government is seeking to allow a return to hunting &lsquo;by the back door&rsquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/freddie-fox-and-friends-watch-pack-hounds-%E2%80%98chase%E2%80%99-stag-around-parliament-square" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting fox hunting freddie the fox hunting act hunting with dogs Parliament Square Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:03:51 +0000 adintino 99623 at http://www.ifaw.org Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/98739 <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, 12/26/2013</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="197" title="Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past" alt="Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Fox_Hunt_300_1.jpg?1388072013" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A new survey released on Boxing Day, a major day in the hunting calendar, from the League Against Cruel Sports, RSPCA and <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>, shows 80 percent of the Great British public think that fox hunting should not be made legal again; 85 percent think deer hunting should not be made legal again; and 87 percent think hare hunting/coursing should not be made legal again. <sup>1</sup> Ipsos MORI</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/98739" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting fox hunting foxes hunting hunting act Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:05:12 +0000 adintino 98739 at http://www.ifaw.org Guilty plea to Hunting Act offence - Huntsman fined after admitting illegally hunting a fox http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/guilty-plea-hunting-act-offence-huntsman-fined-after-admitting-illegally-hunting-fox <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, 09/12/2013</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="240" height="191" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/huntsman%20horn_300px.jpg?1379012001" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Huntsman of the Seavington Hunt today admitted an offence of hunting a fox with dogs at Yeovil Magistrates&rsquo; Court.</p> <p>Huntsman David Parker (18/1/74) of Seavington St Mary, Ilminster pleaded guilty to the Hunting Act offence which took place in the area around Causeway Lane, Winsham in Dorset in January 2013.</p> <p>He was sentenced to pay a &pound;500 fine, &pound;500 costs plus a &pound;50 victim surcharge.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/guilty-plea-hunting-act-offence-huntsman-fined-after-admitting-illegally-hunting-fox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs ban fox hunting fox hunt uk fox hunting Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:00:30 +0000 adintino 97578 at http://www.ifaw.org Saving animals http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/saving-animals <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, 03/06/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>It&rsquo;s been more than 40 years since a small group of concerned citizens banded together to stop Canada&rsquo;s cruel commercial seal hunt. We&rsquo;ve since grown into the most effective international organization specializing in saving animals in crisis around the world. Today, IFAW works to protect animals in more than 40 countries, where we have identified both critical need and exemplary local partners.</p> </div> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Wolves The ban on hunting with dogs Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears cats dogs IFAW rhinos saving animals seals wolves Other Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:26:48 +0000 rbartlett 88666 at http://www.ifaw.org Queen’s Brian May, Freddie the Fox and fans of both gather to celebrate wildlife, stand-up to protect the badger http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/queen%E2%80%99s-brian-may-freddie-fox-and-fans-both-gather-celebrate-wildlife-stand-protect-badger <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/clare-sterling">Clare Sterling</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, 09/10/2012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Queen guitarist and wildlife advocate Brian May with IFAW's Freddie the Fox." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/WildlifeRocks%20037.jpg" style="width: 333px; height: 250px; " title="Queen guitarist and wildlife advocate Brian May with IFAW's Freddie the Fox." />A cathedral full of Queen fans and animal welfare supporters can mean only one thing &ndash; an event staged by legendary rock guitarist and wildlife campaigner Brian May.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/queen%E2%80%99s-brian-may-freddie-fox-and-fans-both-gather-celebrate-wildlife-stand-protect-badger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes badgers cruelty cull England fox UK Mon, 10 Sep 2012 16:18:15 +0000 Clare Sterling 76306 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal Action Week Awards UK celebrates two- and four-legged friends http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/7139 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 10/18/2011</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://blog.ifaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/aaw_11_UK.jpg"><img alt="2011 Animal Action Week Award winners and IFAW staff in London." class="size-medium wp-image-5928 caption floatleft" height="150" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/images/aaw_11_UK-300x150.jpg" title="2011 Animal Action Week Award winners and IFAW staff in London." width="300" /></a> Today is my favourite day of the year. Today we celebrated our annual International Fund for Animal Welfare Animal Action Awards on the terrace of the House of Lords.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/node/7139" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Dogs & Cats Foxes action animals awards london lords Parliament week Tue, 18 Oct 2011 20:13:17 +0000 root 7139 at http://www.ifaw.org