Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/14 en 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 World Cat Day: no need to expel Kitty http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-cat-day-no-need-expel-kitty <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">Fri, 08/08/2014</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="199" title="World Cat Day: no need to expel Kitty" alt="World Cat Day: no need to expel Kitty" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Kitty%20tow_300px.jpg?1407167226" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p style="margin-left:7.1pt;">August 8<sup>th</sup> is world cat day, a chance to celebrate the bond between humans and cats. Despite the fact that cats make excellent companions, our feline friends are often expelled from their homes if a woman in the household becomes pregnant. This unfortunate parting often results from an unnecessary fear of toxoplasmosis.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/world-cat-day-no-need-expel-kitty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats cats companion animal kittens World Cat Day Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:53:32 +0000 adintino 100967 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW-COP animal rescue teams respond to double volcano threat in Indonesia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-cop-animal-rescue-teams-respond-double-volcano-threat-indonesia <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, 02/20/2014</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="200" title="IFAW-COP animal rescue teams respond to double volcano threat in Indonesia" alt="IFAW-COP animal rescue teams respond to double volcano threat in Indonesia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Indonesia_300px.jpg?1392911323" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> is working near Mt. Kelud in the Island of Java, and Mt. Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia to help companion animals, farm animals and wildlife displaced after volcanic eruptions forced the evacuation of nearby residents.</p> <p>Mt. Kelud, a 5,679-feet-high volcano, erupted on February 13 forcing the immediate evacuation of nearby villages. According to news reports, up to 36 villages situated six miles from the crater are in danger and 200,000 people are being asked to leave.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-cop-animal-rescue-teams-respond-double-volcano-threat-indonesia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats cats and dogs Centre for Orangutan Protection companion animals CoP dogs farm animals Indonesia Mt Sinabung Mt. Kelud vocano Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:55:23 +0000 adintino 99387 at http://www.ifaw.org 10 Years of Pet Night tonight – Helping animals, people and communities http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/10-years-pet-night-tonight-%E2%80%93-helping-animals-people-and-communities <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, 02/12/2014</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="225" title="10 Years of Pet Night tonight – Helping animals, people and communities" alt="10 Years of Pet Night tonight – Helping animals, people and communities" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/bosnia_street_dog_300px.jpg?1392218257" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Tonight&rsquo;s European Pet Night marks a decade of raising awareness around pets and the remarkable contributions of animals to our daily life. The event has been a remarkable success over the years attracting steady support from MEPs, NGOs and others. IFAW (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>)will also be onhand to talk about some of the vital work being done to help communities cope with their stray dog issues by implementing a humane management plan.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/10-years-pet-night-tonight-%E2%80%93-helping-animals-people-and-communities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats companion animals dogs roaming dogs Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:24:33 +0000 adintino 99265 at http://www.ifaw.org Sochi Olympic dog cull shame http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/sochi-olympic-dog-cull-shame <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, 02/04/2014</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="195" title="Sochi Olympic dog cull shame" alt="Sochi Olympic dog cull shame" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/russian_street_dog_300px.jpg?1391528264" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) is horrified that culling of dogs in Sochi is back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 winter Olympics.</p> <p>IFAW has repeatedly offered to help the Environment Department of the Sochi 2014 Olympics Organizing Committee develop and implement a humane and sustainable plan for managing the community&rsquo;s roaming dog population.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/sochi-olympic-dog-cull-shame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cull dog cull dogs Sochi Tue, 04 Feb 2014 15:45:55 +0000 adintino 99113 at http://www.ifaw.org South Africa - Violent Protest Forces Evacuation of CLAW Animal Clinic http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/south-africa-violent-protest-forces-evacuation-claw-animal-clinic <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, 01/23/2014</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="200" title="ARCHIVE Photo © IFAW/J. Bruce" alt="ARCHIVE Photo © IFAW/J. Bruce" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Claw-300px.jpg?1390486456" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Violent protest action has forced the evacuation of more than 100 sick or homeless dogs and cats from an animal welfare project in Johannesburg, South Africa.</p> <p>CLAW (Community Led Animal Welfare) which is a project of IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) provides animal welfare support to some of South Africa&rsquo;s most disadvantaged communities &ndash; its clinic premises are situated on the western side of Johannesburg which, for months,&nbsp; has been disrupted by violent protests linked to land and housing disputes.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/south-africa-violent-protest-forces-evacuation-claw-animal-clinic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cats and dogs claw Community Led Animal Welfare companion animals cora bailey Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:17:50 +0000 adintino 98987 at http://www.ifaw.org