https://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/14 en Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria <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">Oct 20 2017</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" title="Imperial amazon parrot " alt="Imperial amazon parrot " src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Parrot_300px.jpg?1508530153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The island nation of Dominica suffered terribly after hurricane Maria tore through the Caribbean last month. The <a href="https://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> is sending food, supplies, and an expert team of disaster responders to help the community, their animals, and wildlife. IFAW has partnered with Jake Levenson of the Dominica Sea Turtle Conservation Organization and Shane Gero of the Dominica Sperm Whale Project, two organizations with extensive ties to the island, to complete this essential mission.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-dominica-help-island-ravaged-hurricane-maria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Turtles Dogs & Cats amazon parrot cats companion animals Diaster Response dogs Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:10:07 +0000 adintino 112782 at https://www.ifaw.org Saving rare rabbits and caring for pets in the Nama-Karoo of South Africa https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/saving-rare-rabbits-and-caring-pets-nama-karoo-south-africa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/christina-pretorius">Christina Pretorius</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Oct 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/loxton_project_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>The statistics speak for themselves. Population (human): 1,200; Population (dog and cat): 241; Veterinary support: None; Nearest state veterinary service (free service): Four hour drive on a dirt road; Nearest veterinary practice (not free): two hour drive on a dirt road.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/saving-rare-rabbits-and-caring-pets-nama-karoo-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Endangered Wildlife Trust envirovet CVC mobile outreach South Africa stérilisation the loxton projct Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:42:55 +0000 Christina Pretorius 112760 at https://www.ifaw.org CLAW’s date a dog success https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/claw%E2%80%99s-date-dog-success <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/sheena-dale">Sheena Dale</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sep 23 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/CLAW_Date_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>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 eyes close in delight. His pen mates scatter to nearby reaching hands, seeking their own attention. A lead clips onto his collar and his eyes pop open, tail wagging in excitement. Time for a date!</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/claw%E2%80%99s-date-dog-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats claw community animal companion animals Date a dog pets South Africa Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:33:50 +0000 Sheena Dale 112582 at https://www.ifaw.org CLAW delivers a dream in Johannesburg https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/claw-delivers-dream-johannesburg <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/taren-welthagen">Taren Welthagen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sep 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/fYPfh4dGB70" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/claw-delivers-dream-johannesburg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats claw IFAW johanesburg mandela day South Africa The Children's Flight Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:11:31 +0000 Taren Welthagen 112581 at https://www.ifaw.org US Coast Guard helps IFAW deliver aid for animals on St. John https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/us-coast-guard-helps-ifaw-deliver-aid-animals-st-john <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/seals/res-andreas-krebs">Res (Andreas) Krebs</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sep 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The US Coast Guard helps IFAW's Disaster Response teams access the islands affected by Hurricane Irma." src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/ifaw_responds_hurricane_irma_usvi_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />It&rsquo;s my first time deploying with IFAW&rsquo;s Disaster Response team, and it has been an eye-opening experience. The team was sent to the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas to assess the impact of Hurricane Irma, and to inform the relevant authorities of what is needed to recover from the devastation.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/us-coast-guard-helps-ifaw-deliver-aid-animals-st-john" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Sun, 17 Sep 2017 15:37:17 +0000 Res (Andreas) Krebs 112543 at https://www.ifaw.org Abracadabra! The magical staff at IFAW supported Mdzananda animal clinic https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/abracadabra-magical-staff-ifaw-supported-mdzananda-animal-clinic <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/conservation/susan-wishart">Susan Wishart</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sep 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="ifaw supported mdzananda animal clinic" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/Mdzananda_clinic_IFAW.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>Working in the non-profit sector for any length of time attunes you to the magical powers of the administration team. A surprisingly high number of donors are very happy to provide project funding but often with the strict admonishment that the organisation concerned should &ldquo;use these funds for direct project costs only, not for administration or even salary costs!&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/abracadabra-magical-staff-ifaw-supported-mdzananda-animal-clinic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats animal rescue Community Animals IFAW Mdzananda Thu, 31 Aug 2017 20:19:17 +0000 Susan Wishart 112423 at https://www.ifaw.org