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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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'Woofs' needed from UK supporters

02 April 2012, 16:52PM |

Our UK team is celebrating all things dog at the moment – and with this in mind I'm turning the rest of the blog over to Fiona to explain why!

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'Little Dragon' gets a visitor

02 April 2012, 01:54AM |

It was lovely recently to have on site at our Tam Dao sanctuary Jeremy Higgs, who has helped our Vietnam operations so much over the past few years. Here are a few pics of the day (with Tuan, our Vietnam Director, and vet Kirsty).

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'Problems' sorted - on with the job

30 March 2012, 07:24AM |

So nice to be back after some "problems" that have been affecting our website and blog.

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