30 April 2013

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and legendary drummer named Animals Asia US Ambassador

Animals Asia has named Matt Sorum, the legendary Los Angeles-based drummer, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Award-winning musician who has played with Guns N' Roses, The Cult and Velvet Revolver, as its newest Ambassador for the United States.

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30 April 2013

Bile bear turned pet handed over to Animals Asia in Vietnam

A moon bear kept for bile extraction by a farmer in Ung Hoa District, near Hanoi, Vietnam, then later as a pet, has been handed over to Animals Asia.

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30 April 2013

Rescued Cubs Misty and Rain settle into Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre

Two moon bear cubs confiscated from traffickers in Lai Chau, Vietnam near the Chinese border, are now settling into Animals Asia’s sanctuary in Tam Dao.

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26 April 2013

Traditional Medicine practitioners turning their backs on bear bile

Traditional Medicine practitioners in Vietnam are turning their backs on the use of bear bile according to new research by the Traditional Medicine Association in Vietnam, showing its members now view use of bear bile as old fashioned.

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25 April 2013

Help for homeless and hungry dogs and cats following Sichuan earthquake

Animals Asia is assisting cats and dogs left hungry and roaming the streets after the recent earthquake in Sichuan province, China.

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22 April 2013

Update: Sichuan Earthquake

Staff at Animals Asia’s sanctuary in Chengdu China are continuing to monitor the situation following the earthquake at 8am on Saturday 20th April in Sichuan province and starting to formulate areas of possible assistance.

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20 April 2013

Statement: Earthquake hits China's Sichuan province

Following the earthquake at 8am this morning in China’s Sichuan province, 70 miles from our sanctuary in Chengdu, we can confirm that Animals Asia staff at the centre are all safe and we are beginning the process of checking on all staff resident elsewhere.

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19 April 2013

Buddha Bear Goes Outside

A little over three months after Buddha bear was rescued from an illegal bile farm, she has taken her biggest step - out from her den into to enjoy the sunshine and grass of an open enclosure.

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