Recent Posts

'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!


'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).


'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.


German artist moved by China's outrage

11 March 2012, 10:10AM |

From a wonderful artist in China last week, to a talented photographer and supporter in Germany this week....


My dear friend and mentor – and our UK Patron and Founder of Born Free – Virginia McKenna, has sent an inspiring message to the world about bear farming which I wanted to share. I will never forget our trip together to the hell holes of Vietnam last year where we saw unimaginable suffering to so many farmed bears.


Education is key to bears' future

04 March 2012, 07:15AM |

We recently had a visit at our Chengdu sanctuary from lovely Swiss supporter Charles Isaac and two friends ?Christina Bernasconi and Matt Schmidt. On his return home, Charles sent a note to sanctuary staff, in which he brings up an important point which I'd like to share with you here. Charles (on the left) also sent these fab photos of his visit.


Chinese artist's beautiful bear film

03 March 2012, 21:31PM |

Yuan Baolong, an incredible artist in China has created this breathtakingly beautiful story - adding his voice to the millions now calling for bear bile farming to end.


Over a million hits for moon bear film

29 February 2012, 20:22PM |

Well over one million people in China have now watched the film, “The Moon Bear”, with the overwhelming outrage that bear farming deserves. Finally, the torture, the surgical mutilation, the profound suffering of these animals is now a major subject of public debate.


China rises against bear farming

24 February 2012, 20:37PM |

These past few weeks have seen indescribably exciting times with people across China now making their feelings very clear and calling for bear farming to end.


Moonie spreads the love........

14 February 2012, 03:03AM |

Not just in the UK but in China too – where he charmed the crowds, gave out flowers and reminded everyone that all bears should be free from cage bars and suffering.