Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/14 en 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 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