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20 years of Dr Dog

15 October 2011, 04:35AM |

This year at Animals Asia, we’re celebrating our 20th anniversary of Dr Dog. The programme is still serving the Hong Hong community through our caring doctors with wet noses.

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Dr Dogs helping autistic children

05 October 2011, 10:55AM |

As if we didn't know already about the amazing power of therapy from our Dr Dogs in Hong Kong, it's now been proven in a study that these remarkable canine consultants are helping the social behaviour of children with autism.

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Cats and dogs seen as friends, not food

03 October 2011, 18:14PM |

Following on from my last blog, we now have the results of a poll on dog and cat eating that we ran on our World Animal Day China-wide photo contest website (Tencent microblog). While we're guessing that most of the respondents are cat and dog lovers, it's heartening to see a shift in attitudes, particularly among those who had previously eaten dog and cat meat.

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Celebrating World Animal Day

27 September 2011, 03:47AM |

Since 2006 we’ve proudly been celebrating World Animal Day in Hong Kong and mainland China — and each year sees a massive growth in the number of people who are passionately relaying the theme that dogs and cats are our friends, not food.

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Prince's Friday smile

22 September 2011, 20:53PM |

As a bemused Ki looked on from the top of the climbing frame, Prince played the fool below. This rather, ahem, cumbersome bear lounged around on the swing showing off to his lady friend above, until the rope could stand it no more and broke with a loud snap, sending Prince and the swing sprawling to the ground.

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Only mad dogs and Englishmen

13 September 2011, 12:06PM |

Turning the blog over to our UK Director Gill Maltby today, with masses and masses of congratulations for the most amazing feat that she and the team achieved the other weekend in a gruelling - and very wet - mountain trek to the summit of Snowdon.

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London guided animal walks!

29 August 2011, 12:17PM |

Fiona in our UK office has come up trumps with a fabulous idea for helping our projects and animals in Asia!

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Watermelons go down a treat!

21 August 2011, 12:27PM |

Our fabulous volunteer Annie Ditton has done it again and made our bears smile! Annie, who's over in Chengdu volunteering for the third time was recently joined by her two sisters and, together, they generously bought a watermelon each for the bears.

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To Zhai — smiling for China

18 August 2011, 13:04PM |

....And another fabulous pic by Annie, who took on the challenge of capturing our beautiful To Zhai's amazing smile. Many of you may remember that it was this smile that saved To Zhai's life when Irene, Carrot and I (together with kind volunteers Loka and Todd) rescued her from the horrible meat market in southern China.

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Summer campers changing hearts and minds

15 August 2011, 10:43AM |

Our annual summer camps just get better and better — and this year’s was particularly special as it had all attendees thinking “outside of the box” and brainstorming how bear farming can end.

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