http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/31 en GoDaddy Super Bowl ad airbrushes the truth about online puppy mills http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/godaddy-super-bowl-ad-airbrushes-truth-about-online-puppy-mills <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/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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, 01/30/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ugXAl0mQcjI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>In introducing a new puppy ad to the Super Bowl viewing audience, privately held Internet domain registrar and web hosting company <strong>GoDaddy</strong> introduced controversy to its big game marketing scheme.</p> <p>This week, the company released a 30-second commercial in which a dog named Buddy is thrown from a truck, then journeys across railroad tracks and through rain.</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/ugXAl0mQcjI&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/ugXAl0mQcjI&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=ugXAl0mQcjI"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-ugXAl0mQcjI.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/godaddy-super-bowl-ad-airbrushes-truth-about-online-puppy-mills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats breeders commercial GoDaddy puppy mills superbowl Video Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:28:06 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 102796 at http://www.ifaw.org Building community, one dog house at a time http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/building-community-one-dog-house-time <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/janice-hannah">Janice Hannah</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, 01/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Students at College Heights Secondary school pitch-in to make dog houses for IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project" class="caption" longdesc="Students at College Heights Secondary school pitch-in to make dog houses for IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_29_15_plans.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Students at College Heights Secondary school pitch-in to make dog houses for IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project" />One phone call can change so much, and it&rsquo;s usually my phone ringing that causes a domino effect on the Northern Dogs Project.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/building-community-one-dog-house-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats building doghouses habitat for humanity Northern Dogs students Slideshow Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:52:06 +0000 Janice Hannah 102789 at http://www.ifaw.org Humane Community Development pilot a success in Sagamok First Nation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/humane-community-development-pilot-success-sagamok-first-nation <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/janice-hannah">Janice Hannah</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, 01/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Z5NtheRfVpA" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>I&rsquo;ve been working with Stanford Owl, the Sagamok First Nation&rsquo;s Animal Control Officer, for three years now. Stanford takes his job seriously from both a community health and safety perspective and from an animal welfare and planning perspective.</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/Z5NtheRfVpA&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/Z5NtheRfVpA&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=Z5NtheRfVpA"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-Z5NtheRfVpA.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/humane-community-development-pilot-success-sagamok-first-nation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats community building dogs pack stray Video Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:19:39 +0000 Janice Hannah 102759 at http://www.ifaw.org Why access to veterinary support should not be taken for granted http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-access-veterinary-support-should-not-be-taken-granted <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, 01/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Bella is recovering from injuries sustained when someone doused her in boiling liquid, either water or oil. PHOTO © Lisa Cant-Haylett" class="caption" longdesc="Bella is recovering from injuries sustained when someone doused her in boiling liquid, either water or oil. PHOTO © Lisa Cant-Haylett" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_26_01_bella.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 457px;" title="Bella is recovering from injuries sustained when someone doused her in boiling liquid, either water or oil. PHOTO © Lisa Cant-Haylett" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-access-veterinary-support-should-not-be-taken-granted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats injury lucky pets veterinary care Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:44:11 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 102763 at http://www.ifaw.org Bali’s first kids dog club reminds us of the bond between children and pets http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bali%E2%80%99s-first-kids-dog-club-reminds-us-bond-between-children-and-pets <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/kate-nattrass-atema">Kate Nattrass Atema</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, 01/23/2015</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="http://flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157650010444469&amp;click=true&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>In Bali, a handful of communities have begun a new tradition of creating local clubs with one purpose; to show their pets honor, respect, and love.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bali%E2%80%99s-first-kids-dog-club-reminds-us-bond-between-children-and-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats companions dog club festival pets Slideshow Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:53:49 +0000 Kate Nattrass Atema 102745 at http://www.ifaw.org The compassion factor http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/compassion-factor <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/blessing-chiriseri">Blessing Chiriseri</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, 01/21/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="CLAW has served Syferbult with animal and humanitarian support for a few years. PHOTO Blessing Chiriseri" class="caption" longdesc="CLAW has served Syferbult with animal and humanitarian support for a few years. PHOTO Blessing Chiriseri" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_21_15_CLAW.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 456px;" title="CLAW has served Syferbult with animal and humanitarian support for a few years. PHOTO Blessing Chiriseri" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/compassion-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Africa claw puppies rescue ruaral Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:13:28 +0000 Blessing Chiriseri 102733 at http://www.ifaw.org