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Back in the US of A (and Canada!)

30 November 2011, 18:37PM |

Oh how very nice it was to be back in the USA and Canada in the second part of our Roadshow.

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Win Xmas theatre tickets with Animals Asia UK

29 November 2011, 11:47AM |

Our UK office is running a Twitter and email competition that will see a family of four enjoying an evening performance of the Firework-maker's Daughter at London's Bloomsbury Theatre on 15 December 2011.

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Bless the animals – every one

25 November 2011, 00:55AM |

Last Sunday turned out to be a rather special day after Eddie and I were invited to join and speak at a family pet service at the Resurrection Church in Sai Kung, Hong Kong.

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Celebrating dogs in southern China

23 November 2011, 03:36AM |

This picture is what Dr Dog is all about. Our final World Animal Day event held in Guangzhou last Sunday, which also celebrated 20 years of Dr Dog, was an unprecedented success. Over 300 people came along, including 90 special-needs children, such as this gorgeous young girl enjoying some unique hugs and therapy from Dr Dabu.

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Rescued dogs getting every chance

22 November 2011, 03:30AM |

The rescued market dogs now safe at the Qi Meng rescue centre are doing as well as can be expected. More or less our whole vet and senior bear team were there at the end of last week, including Monica, Jo, Sofie, Sally, Nic, Wendy, Alice, Howard, Rocky and Wen Yan, all working feverishly to complete the vaccinations and separating more dogs into areas, depending on their injuries and disease.

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Only in Hong Kong

20 November 2011, 00:04AM |

It's always nice to be back in Hong Kong and especially over these past couple of weekends, showing just how unique and special my "other" home really is.

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Please help EARS stop Sambo's suffering

15 November 2011, 12:16PM |

Such a sad story this weekend from Louise Rogerson, Founder of EARS (Elephant Asia Rescue and Survival Foundation). Louise worked for Animals Asia in our UK office several years ago and went on to found EARS in November 2010.

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Orange marmalade pancakes anyone?

06 November 2011, 10:28AM |

Some of the notes in the weekly reports from China and Vietnam bear sanctuaries have me in stitches. This week in China they tried some new enrichment food in the form of yummy orange pancakes — and here was one of the results from House 2 as described by Bear Manager Sally:

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Race against time for 800 dogs

30 October 2011, 21:25PM |

Just recently and just down the road from our bear sanctuary in Chengdu, rescue centre staff from Qi Meng Shelter and Home of Love intercepted a truckload of around 800 dogs bound for the live-animal markets of the south. Animals Asia staff then began visiting both shelters, which are doing incredible work releasing the dogs from the cages, separating them in terms of gender, injury and disease and working around the clock to save as many lives as possible.

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Devoted dogs get their day

25 October 2011, 00:57AM |

What a lovely day it was - celebrating Dr Dog's 20th Anniversary and our four-legged heroes in the community who received their Devotion Awards.

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