https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/14 en California's deadliest wildfire leaves thousands of animals in need of rescue https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/californias-deadliest-wildfire-leaves-thousands-animals-need-rescue <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Nov 15 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/fireblog.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>The Camp Fire, the deadliest fire in California&rsquo;s history, has consumed a staggering 140,000 acres&mdash;and it&#39;s still only 40% contained.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/californias-deadliest-wildfire-leaves-thousands-animals-need-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats animal rescue California cats disaster relief disaster response Disaster Response Team dogs fire horses rescue the Camp Fire wildfire Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:11:19 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 113886 at https://www.ifaw.org IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health and International Coalition for Animal Welfare https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-welcomes-cooperation-agreement-between-world-organisation-animal-health-and-international- <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">May 31 2018</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="350" height="234" title="IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health and International Coalition for Animal Welfare" alt="IFAW welcomes cooperation agreement between World Organisation for Animal Health" src="/sites/default/files/_DSC0082%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>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 working partnership to help improve animal welfare globally through the effective implementation of OIE animal welfare standards and guidelines.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-welcomes-cooperation-agreement-between-world-organisation-animal-health-and-international-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats agreement Animal welfare animals biodiversity disease outbreak ecosystem health ICFAW IFAW livelihood Livestock NGOs OIE people population veterinarians wildlife trade Thu, 31 May 2018 05:58:30 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113591 at https://www.ifaw.org Disaster Response team deploys to Dominica to help island ravaged by Hurricane Maria https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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/united-states/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 A sweet reunification during IFAW wildlife assessments in Barbuda https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/sweet-reunification-during-ifaw-wildlife-assessments-barbuda <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/jennifer-gardner">Jennifer Gardner</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="Barbuda Environment officer Alexander Desuza dog after hurricane irma" class="caption" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/ifaw_responds_hurricane_irma_barbuda_2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 376px;" title="Barbuda Environment officer Alexander Desuza's dog greets him as he arrives at his home to bring fresh food to her." /></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/sweet-reunification-during-ifaw-wildlife-assessments-barbuda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats animal rescue barbuda caribbean disaster response dog hurricane hurricane irma Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:54:15 +0000 Jennifer Gardner 112546 at https://www.ifaw.org US Coast Guard helps IFAW deliver aid for animals on St. John https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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="/united-states/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/united-states/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 13:32:25 +0000 Res (Andreas) Krebs 112540 at https://www.ifaw.org Wildlife, the forgotten victims of Hurricane Harvey https://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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="/united-states/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/united-states/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