Recent Posts

Cycling for the bears

15 June 2012, 01:17AM |

Supporters Laititia and Davide left their home town in Switzerland no less than three years ago to begin an amazing bike-riding expedition. So far they have covered 18,000 kms and are just about to enter China for the next 2,000kms of their incredible journey.


More ripples of compassion

21 May 2012, 20:14PM |

... and after Amy in the UK used her art and talent to help the bears, Julie from Toronto used her passion while on a photography tour of China to help them too.


A teddy who needed to see the moon

20 May 2012, 07:48AM |

Every so often a story comes our way that again confirms my belief that things come full-circle. Here's one from the UK.


Big bear hugs for our blushing bride

17 May 2012, 06:21AM |

Sally Taylor, our lovely Bear Manager in Chengdu, swapped out her Wellington boots for rather posher footwear on April 28th when she married Geoff in the UK.


So much to tell, so many to thank

15 May 2012, 04:40AM |

The past few weeks have a been a crazy round of presentations and events in New York, London and Italy, with barely a moment for catching our breath. The highlight of course has been seeing so many old friends, and meeting new supporters of the bears, dogs and cats, where we've been able to convey the reality of the progress across China.


A first for China's cat colonies

03 May 2012, 14:26PM |

Just recently, an incredible event in Beijing gathered together local cat-protection groups from across the country and saw various experts discussing TNR – or trap, neuter, release.


Heart and soul for the bears

02 May 2012, 01:59AM |

For those supporters in Hong Kong, please join me and some of the gang from our Hong Kong office tomorrow night for the launch of a great new CD in support of the bears.


Animals Asia's first charity shop

23 April 2012, 06:26AM |

For the first time, Animals Asia now has a "Charity Emporium" which, as our UK Director Gill Maltby explains, is unlike any charity shop she has ever seen. Thanks to super supporter Denise Jacobs, who has been instrumental in getting the shop off the ground, it has opened to enormous fanfare in Western-Super-Mare.


Jeannette's pilgrimage for the bears

16 April 2012, 22:24PM |

Many of you may remember that I recently posted a blog about Jeannette Jaussi from Switzerland and her visit to our bear sanctuary in Vietnam. Jeannette is part of VZUT, an amazing support group of Swiss friends in the beautiful city of Bern, who dedicate their lives to helping the bears. They have flea markets, Klausen Sacklies, and even make delicious homemade cakes that are personally delivered by Santa Claus at Christmas!


UK artists leave me 'Moonstruck'

15 April 2012, 07:45AM |

Little did I know, when first introduced to some new UK supporters during a roadshow event some years ago, that they would turn out to be such generous and magnificent supporters of our work to end bear farming.


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…