Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/14 en World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets <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, 09/28/2016</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="225" title="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" alt="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/rabies-clinic-_300px.jpg?1475064771" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today marks World Rabies Day and reminds us that this disease, so rare in many places, still kills thousands of people every year. The large majority of the human deaths are children, and occur mostly in Africa and Asia. Official statistics list some 60,000 cases per year. However, as rabies is a disease of marginalized people, many cases are unreported.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats cats cats and dogs companion animals dogs rabies vaccinate world rabies day Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:18:40 +0000 adintino 109158 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW provides second chance for dogs and kittens from Lebanon http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/109099 <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">Tue, 09/27/2016</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="225" title="IFAW provides second chance for dogs and kittens from Lebanon " alt="IFAW provides second chance for dogs and kittens from Lebanon " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Lebanon_Dog_robin_300px.jpg?1474892776" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) flew nine mixed breed dogs and four special needs kittens from foster homes in Beirut, Lebanon to Boston, MA, where they will find forever homes in the US. Animal advocates from the organization <a href="http://www.animalslebanon.org/">Animals Lebanon</a> requested IFAW&rsquo;s assistance in re-homing the dogs, which are difficult to adopt in country.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/109099" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats Cats & Dogs companion animals dog Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:28:44 +0000 adintino 109099 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW aids with deplorable animal cruelty case in Westport, MA http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-aids-deplorable-animal-cruelty-case-westport-ma <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">Mon, 08/01/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources requested assistance from International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) to help care for and relocate more than 1,000 animals kept in appalling conditions in Westport, MA. The menagerie of neglected birds, rabbits, goats, sheep, cattle, horses left without access to food and water makes this the biggest farm animal cruelty case in the Northeastern, U.S.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-aids-deplorable-animal-cruelty-case-westport-ma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Animal Rescue League of Boston ARL ASPCA farm animals Mon, 01 Aug 2016 20:55:49 +0000 adintino 108437 at http://www.ifaw.org West Rand Dog Fight Ring Bust http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/west-rand-dog-fight-ring-bust <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, 11/19/2015</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="167" title="Footage of actual dog fights filmed by CLAW investigators" alt="Footage of actual dog fights filmed by CLAW investigators" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/dog-fighting_SA-300px.jpg?1447940199" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Five men have been arrested, and their dogs confiscated after undercover investigations by the <a href="http://clawsa.wix.com/claw">Community Led Animal Welfare</a> (CLAW) project enabled police and animal welfare inspectors to bust a dog fighting ring on Gauteng&rsquo;s West Rand.</p> <p>CLAW had earlier responded to tip-offs from residents of Tshepisong, an impoverished area where the project provides veterinary services for dogs and cats, and who were fed up with the almost nightly dog fights taking place in the community.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/west-rand-dog-fight-ring-bust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats claw dog fighting dog fighting ring dog fights dogs Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:37:48 +0000 adintino 105930 at http://www.ifaw.org NARSC Provides Emergency Sheltering, Rescues for Animals Affected by Historic Floods in South Carolina http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/105535 <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">Tue, 10/13/2015</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="125" title="©IFAW" alt="©IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/10_02_15_joaquin_300px.jpg?1444760089" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><em>National animal welfare agencies collaborate to provide immediate relief to pet owners, animal victims following devastating floods</em></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/105535" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue Disaster Responce dogs & cats NARSC National Animal Rescue and Sheltering Coalition Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:20:50 +0000 adintino 105535 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