https://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/14 en Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria https://www.ifaw.org/australia/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/australia/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 Nature’s best friend? New alliance forms to promote conservation dogs https://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/nature%E2%80%99s-best-friend-new-alliance-forms-promote-conservation-dogs <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 12 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" alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/DSC_2706%20%28Medium%29_0.jpg?1507769909" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This week saw the inaugural meeting of a new network dedicated to promoting the innovative use of dogs for environmental work.&nbsp; The <strong>Australian Conservation Dog Network</strong> comprises representatives from universities, non-profits, governments, zoos, research institutions and businesses working with conservation dogs.</p> <p><strong>Why conservation detection dogs?</strong></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/nature%E2%80%99s-best-friend-new-alliance-forms-promote-conservation-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dogs & Cats Thu, 12 Oct 2017 01:01:08 +0000 rthompson@ifaw.org 112728 at https://www.ifaw.org US Coast Guard helps IFAW deliver aid for animals on St. John https://www.ifaw.org/australia/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="/australia/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/australia/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 15:41:19 +0000 Res (Andreas) Krebs 112545 at https://www.ifaw.org Wildlife, the forgotten victims of Hurricane Harvey https://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/wildlife-forgotten-victims-hurricane-harvey <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/shannon-walajtys">Shannon Walajtys</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 7 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/ifaw_ark_wildlife_rescue_hurricane_harvey_1_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="An aerial photo of Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) following Hurricane Harvey. ARK rescues and rehabilitates sea turtles, marine mammals and birds at their facility. The animals were evacuated before Harvey hit, and now rebuilding efforts have started." /></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/wildlife-forgotten-victims-hurricane-harvey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:56:06 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 112477 at https://www.ifaw.org Hurricane Harvey response moves from rescue to recovery https://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/hurricane-harvey-response-moves-rescue-recovery <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/shannon-walajtys">Shannon Walajtys</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 2 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/ifaw_hurricane_harvey_disaster_response_2017e.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 404px;" title="IFAW is currently supporting American Humane with their emergency sheltering needs in Houston, TX." />Today&rsquo;s forecast across Texas calls for sunshine, a brief respite from the torrential rainfall that has devastated entire communities this last week. More than 32,000 people are currently sheltered throughout the state, and 210,000 people have applied for emergency government assistance.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/hurricane-harvey-response-moves-rescue-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Sat, 02 Sep 2017 17:38:32 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 112446 at https://www.ifaw.org Two puppies help protect endangered species! https://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/two-puppies-help-protect-endangered-species <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/joaquin-de-la-torre">Joaquin de la Torre</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">Aug 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ByX6lvvqHqE" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/two-puppies-help-protect-endangered-species" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats cocos clinic dog houses dogs Mexico playa del carmen puppies shelter Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:33:42 +0000 Joaquin de la Torre 112217 at https://www.ifaw.org