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Mutzi finds a fluttering friend

25 August 2012, 02:17AM |

Life is never dull at our sanctuary in Chengdu - and just recently female bear Mutzi caused quite a stir when a bird decided to nestle in her fur. Heidi, our Bear Manager, and the team saw the bird in the enclosure and watched as it made a beeline for a bear.

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And the ripples keep on spreading

15 August 2012, 01:45AM |

Just recently our China team held our fourth summer camp in Chengdu where people from across the country joined in various activities, over two and a half days, promoting animal welfare. In a combination of hands on activities and classroom techniques, the time on site saw them all fired up to spread the message of pro-active help for animals once they returned home. You can read more about the camp here.

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Hey, what about the cats?!

10 August 2012, 13:21PM |

With so many dog stories abounding just recently on the blog - here's one for us cat lovers too! Yes, those arrogant, snooty felines who rule our lives with one disdainful look if we are just three milliseconds late with the food bowl.

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Wen Yan and her children who purr

06 August 2012, 06:49AM |

Our staff across the world are simply second to none. Their work becomes their life and every one becomes a front line ambassador to give a voice to the animals who so desperately need us.

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Best friends for life

26 July 2012, 06:10AM |

He is willful, naughty and a master at pretending to be deaf. He ignores all attempts at positive reinforcement during training, he professes not to have a clue how to sit, and finds fiendish pleasure in going over, under, or through any door that has the audacity of attempting to hold him in. Leave him for a short while – whether to attend a meeting, or catch up on some bear related business – and his soulful cries can be heard at least halfway around the sanctuary.

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Virginia backs Korean bile campaign

24 July 2012, 21:15PM |

Last week, Susan from our China office flew over to Korea to join the Korean Animal Welfare Association (KAWA) to launch an exciting initiative aimed at Korean tourists travelling to China.

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See our cubs at their sporting best

22 July 2012, 21:55PM |

As athletes everywhere limber up for a very special event in the UK, our own sporty bears are taking exercise in their stride as they work out in China and Vietnam.

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Sabrina Yeap - Dr Dog Malaysia

18 July 2012, 23:04PM |

It is with indescribable sadness, to learn the tragic news that Sabrina Yeap passed away on the 17th July 2012.

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An adventure of love, helping the bears

17 July 2012, 08:32AM |

At a public event in Shanghai for the animated blockbuster “Ice Age 4”, the theme throughout the event was "Love and Adventure".

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When will bear farming end?

16 July 2012, 03:59AM |

The anti-bear farming movement has been moving at such a frantic pace that we can hardly keep track. Across the country, over 1.4 million people have watched the disturbing undercover film of the bears suffering on the farms, and many thousands more are driving a movement calling for the end.

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Jill's Bio

Jill Robinson MBE

Jill heads Animals Asia’s team of over 300 enthusiastic staff. She divides her time between mainland China, Vietnam and Hong Kong, and travels frequently…

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