As a very special day of romance draws near, I've just heard about a sad and lonely bear who's looking for love.
Celebrating both Chinese and Vietnamese New Year doesn't get better than welcoming in the new year with a brand new life. In this case, let us proudly introduce you to our beautiful new family member at our sanctuary in Tam Dao, Vietnam, with a lovely little message from vet nurse Caroline.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.