years ago this April, Jill Robinson first walked onto a bear bile farm. On that day in April 1993, Jill could have walked away, but she chose to act and do what she could. Today, you also have a choice. If everyone reading this donated just US$20, it would pay for the care of over 150 bears at our China sanctuary for a full year. Please help us celebrate 20 years of progress. Donate US$20 today (or whatever you can afford).
A total of 39 Chinese animal welfare groups voted to call on the Central Government to make humane drugs available for companion animals at a symposium in the southern province of Guangdong this weekend.
A 3-metre-high, 300-kilo statue of "Andrew" the first farmed Moon Bear rescued from a life of torture on a bile farm in China will be unveiled at Animals Asia's Moon Bear Rescue Centre in Chengdu, Sichuan on Saturday, 26 May.
Animals Asia Foundation turns 10 this August, and to celebrate, the Hong Kong charity will be holding a series of events, starting with the exclusive Hong Kong premiere of the film, "The Fox and the Child", at Palace IFC cinema on 5 August, 2008.
One group of teachers will be working extra hard this spring, but at least they'll get lots of hugs from their students. With wagging tails and warm hearts, Hong Kong's much-loved Professor Paws dogs will be out in force over the next few weeks.
The Animals Asia Foundation welcomes the recent statements on ending bear farming by National People's Congress member Madam Zhou Ping. Zhou Ping, a representative from Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province has proposed new legislation to protect bears, specifically to halt the cruel extraction of bear bile for use in traditional Chinese medicine from 7,000 endangered Asiatic black bears (Moon Bears).