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Lunar New Year app 'explodes' in China

18 January 2012, 03:53AM |

Look at this amazing iphone app that's doing the rounds in China right now! With free support from a very kind advertising agency, our bears are inspiring the Chinese public to help make the Chinese New Year of the Dragon a lucky one for the bears.

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Chance to own your own 'Sleepyhead'

09 January 2012, 20:46PM |

Lovely and very talented artist Gary Hodges has donated a beautiful picture of a yawning polar bear for auction on the website, Giving Lots. "Sleepyhead" was first published in 1999 and completely sold out.

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Our posters in 'hot' Beijing subways!

02 January 2012, 19:48PM |

Just look at these amazing advertisements that are gracing the noticeboards and platforms of Beijing subway stations as part of our Healing without Harm campaign in China!

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Postcards say it all

02 January 2012, 18:58PM |

As we prepare for the start of a new year fighting bear bile farming in China, our team here has designed four fabulous postcards to help spread the message countrywide. The postcards feature stunning images donated by four talented and passionate artists who have used their creativity to speak from the hearts of the bears.

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Thank you from their hearts

30 December 2011, 12:59PM |

On this special New Year's Eve, I can't think of a nicer exit for 2011 than to show this undeniably unique message of grateful thanks from the bears themselves.

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A beary merry festive season to you all!!!!!

23 December 2011, 00:41AM |

A big girl at heart, I absolutely love this time of year, and no more so than when it involves the Animals Asia family and our beautiful bears.

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Walking for harmony in Hong Kong

18 December 2011, 05:34AM |

Meanwhile at the other end of the scale, our Walk for Harmony last Sunday saw devoted families taking their much-loved dogs for a walk around the Peak in Hong Kong.

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Meet the meat dogs and cats

14 December 2011, 20:31PM |

What a difference a few weeks make! So many of the "meat market" dogs rescued in mid-October are completely different in both physical and psychological health, that it's fast becoming a celebration every time we visit. No longer terrified, depressed, or thin, but filling out in body, happy in character, and skipping round in excitement whenever staff or visitors arrive.

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The dream begins for 14 Vietnam bears

08 December 2011, 08:06AM |

On Monday, the floor under the surgery table in Vietnam was puddled with blood. But my goodness did Dream, bear number V100, feel so much better once all her rotten teeth had been removed. Vet Kirsty, along with Caz, Rae and team all worked like troopers following the rescue of our 14 bears; bent double over this poor bear as they drilled, manoeuvred and removed teeth that had been the source of constant pain for at least 7 or 8 years.

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Hands in the air!

03 December 2011, 21:39PM |

Our truly amazing Australian ambassador has done it again - lovely celeb Peter Northcote and Bands for Bears member Brydon Stace, singer extraordinaire, were at Lalor Park Primary School special needs class where they had the kids with their hands up for the bears.

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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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