25 February 2015

One life: why animals require legal personhood

The world may be familiar with the term ‘animal rights’ but the truth is animals have no rights. Animals Asia’s Animal Welfare Director, Dave Neale, explains why current efforts to recognise animals’ legal rights through personhood is so important to their welfare.


24 February 2015

Let us give these unloved bears a beautiful life

Animals Asia founder and CEO, Jill Robinson MBE, explains the present situation in Halong Bay with an article in the Huffington Post.


23 February 2015

#Moonbearmonday: moon bear peekaboo!

It’s well known that the moon bears at our sanctuaries love playing with each other and can be very sociable. But sometimes their play behaviours can be so human-like that it takes us aback.


18 February 2015

Hanoi dog owners celebrate at first Dog Day

As Animals Asia and ACPA continue to battle the dog meat industry in Vietnam it’s worth remembering that while the popularity of eating dog is waning – the popularity of dogs as companions has never been higher.


17 February 2015

A country on the verge of change

While this year’s Nem Thuong pig slaughter festival in Vietnam looks likely to go ahead – it does so against the backdrop of a country demanding animal welfare change.


16 February 2015

#Sunbearmonday: Secret footage of sun bear cub foraging

When we saw this secretly filmed footage of sun bear cub Layla foraging in her enclosure, we couldn’t help but take a break from the usual #moonbearmonday.


13 February 2015

Government ready to act but Tet break delays bear move

With Tet break starting this weekend – it means a frustrating delay in the campaign to have a reported 23 bears released from bile farms in Vietnam’s Halong Bay.


12 February 2015

Say no to goat selfies this New Year

Animals Asia is advising those celebrating the lunar New Year not to be lured by traders using goats to promote their business.