Animal Action Education programme
Our Animal Action Education programme helps children learn and care about animals

Our Animal Action Education programme helps children learn and care about animals

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Dogs & Cats news

Dr Roos aims to sterilise in excess of 70 percent of the pets in a community in
17 October 2017 Christina Pretorius
The statistics speak for themselves. Population (human): 1,200; Population (dog and cat): 241; Veterinary support: None; Read more »
CLAW's Date a Dog Program
23 September 2017 Sheena Dale
His paws just reach the top of the play pen. His eyes peering up as hands reach down and stroke his silky soft coat. His Read more »
author at The Children's Flight
20 September 2017 Taren Welthagen
"I want to be an astronaut", whispered Doris quietly when I asked her about her dreams for the future. It is a Read more »
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28 February 2017
Rita and Yuni love their dog Popo. And thanks to the Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) program, a partnership between Watch Video »
30 December 2016
Our video team has been fortunate enough to chronicle so many of our successes over the years. Here is a rundown of our Watch Video »
31 October 2016
Gung Dewi is the sweetest girl. She’s shy, and soft-spoken, and has a heart of gold. There are a few interesting Watch Video »
15 September 2016
Moments after we climbed off of our scooters, the children started poking their heads out of gates and doorways lining the Watch Video »
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IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health
31 May 2018
The International Coalition for Animal Welfare (ICFAW) has announced the adoption by OIE Member Countries of a cooperation agreement between the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and ICFAW. This agreement will further advance this close work Read more »
Imperial amazon parrot
20 October 2017
The island nation of Dominica suffered terribly after hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean last month. The International Fund for Animal Welfare is sending food, supplies, and an expert team of disaster responders to help the community, their a Read more »
IFAW marks International Cat Day
8 August 2017
IFAW is marking International Cat Day with a reminder to everyone with a lovable feline in your life: your furry friend might be a coldblooded killer! Many of us love cats and enjoy having them in our lives. They are a source of companionship, comfor Read more »
International Fund for Animal Welfare Celebrates World Spay Day
28 February 2017
Today marks World Spay Day, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare has plenty to celebrate. From Indonesia to Northern Canada, and from Germany to South Africa, IFAW provides veterinary care to cats and dogs around the world. Taken together, l Read more »
World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets
28 September 2016
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 Read more »
Footage of actual dog fights filmed by CLAW investigators
19 November 2015
Five men have been arrested, and their dogs confiscated after undercover investigations by the Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) project enabled police and animal welfare inspectors to bust a dog fighting ring on Gauteng’s West Rand. CLAW had Read more »
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13 December 2016 by rbartlett
What we measure affects how we invest resources. By measuring what matters, we are more able to protect what matters. This ne Read more »
MEASURING WHAT MATTERS: True Wellbeing for Animals and People (insert)
13 December 2016 by rbartlett
What we measure affects how we invest resources. By measuring what matters, we are more able to protect what matters. This ne Read more »
World of Animals Issue 21
1 May 2015 by rbartlett
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Veterinary leadership in animal welfare
20 August 2014 by rbartlett
Appropriate and timely veterinary care is one of the fundamental welfare requirements for animals who are dependent on human Read more »
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9 September 2015 by Shannon Walajtys
Our Disaster Response team worked hard at the 10 year Katrina Commemorative Boot-camp and feel stronger than ever to help Read more »
Brutus was brought into the CLAW hospital, where his chain collar had to be cut
4 September 2015 by Jennifer Gerner
The month of May was a very busy time for the staff at CLAW outside Johannesburg, South Africa.  We had several cruelty Read more »
Camera men Chris Nickless and Stewart Cook in flood waters following Hurrican
28 August 2015 by Stewart Cook
I’ve worked with IFAW since 1998 and helped to document many projects across the world. From Grizzly bear Read more »
44 % des gens qui ont refusé d'évacuer pendant l'ouragan Katrina ont agi ainsi c
28 August 2015 by Shannon Walajtys
My team is hot, sunburned, and dirty… just another day training hard at the Katrina Commemorative Boot-camp in Read more »
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