Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/14 en 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 International Fund for Animal Welfare and Working Dogs for Conservation Partner to Save Dogs and Wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/104209 <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, 06/09/2015</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="168" title="International Fund for Animal Welfare and Working Dogs for Conservation Partner to Save Dogs and Wildlife" alt="International Fund for Animal Welfare and Working Dogs for Conservation Partner " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/R2R-Screen-Grab_300px.jpg?1433796635" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Many animal shelters have an overabundance of high-energy, toy-obsessed dogs. While these qualities often make them unsuitable as house pets, these dogs are likely to thrive when they have a detection career. In order to maximize adoption rates for these dogs, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> has teamed up with <a href="http://wd4c.org/">Working Dogs for Conservation (WDC)</a> to form a new program <a href="http://www.rescues2therescue.org/">Rescues 2the Rescue</a>.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/104209" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats canines companion animals dogs Rescue 2the Rescue shelter dogs WDC working dogs WOrking Dogs for Conservation Mon, 08 Jun 2015 20:54:47 +0000 adintino 104209 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake <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, 05/05/2015</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="169" title="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" alt="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Nepal_dog_300px.jpg?1430855122" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The devastation of the Nepal earthquake has killed thousands and shaken the world. Everyone wants to help. Aid organizations struggle to deliver supplies due to damaged roads and a lack of helicopters and heavy equipment. At the same time, animal rescue organizations like <strong><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a></strong> are doing their best to help the animals injured or orphaned from the disaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats cats and dogs companion animals Disaster Responce dogs domestic animals farm animals wild animals Tue, 05 May 2015 19:53:30 +0000 adintino 103934 at http://www.ifaw.org Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102888 <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, 02/10/2015</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="225" title="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" alt="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Malawi_Flood_300px.jpg?1423586861" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A relief effort to save thousands of farm and companion animals stranded by extreme flooding in cyclone ravaged Malawi, Southern Africa, begins in the worst hit region today.</p> <p>An <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> led Disaster Response Team of international and local vets and para vets, departed for Nsanje District today where urgent action is needed to save farm animals that survived the devastating flooding caused by Tropical Cyclone&rsquo;s Bansi and Chedza in the past month.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102888" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats companion animals disaster farm animals floods IFAW Disaster Response Team Malawi Malawi Floods Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:40:32 +0000 adintino 102888 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org World Dog Day: Keep your dog healthy in mind and body http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-dog-day-keep-your-dog-healthy-mind-and-body <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, 08/26/2014</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="201" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Dog_300px_0.jpg?1409066441" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p style="margin-left:7.1pt;">August 26<sup>th</sup> is World Dog Day, a chance to celebrate the bond between humans and dogs. Dogs have lived with humans for thousands of years as our companions, guardians of our homes, and assistants in our work and daily lives. Science is increasingly delivering evidence for what is already accepted by many people: the health and happiness of humans is intrinsically linked to the health and happiness of dogs.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-dog-day-keep-your-dog-healthy-mind-and-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats dogs World Dog Day Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:20:56 +0000 adintino 101209 at http://www.ifaw.org