14 February 2014

Vietnam gets tough on illegal cross-border dog trading

Vietnam’s Department of Animal Health has issued a directive ordering provincial authorities to crack down on illegal trafficking of dogs for human consumption as rabies concerns rise. The action will help put an end to the cruel and inhumane dog meat trade in this region.

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14 February 2014

Chef caged on Valentine's Day to promote moon bear freedom

Aussie celebrity chef Simon Bryant will endure 12 hours simmering in a bear cage this Valentine’s Day, in an effort to highlight bear bile farming, and raise vital funds to help end the suffering.

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14 February 2014

Xuan Xuan: How a broken bear was mended

In the second part of a four-part series we look back to the New Year Rescue that took place early in January 2013 and track the progress of the six bears who joined us at our China sanctuary. In the year that followed their lives changed from painful daily extractions in tiny cages to rehabilitation and the start of new lives and friendships.

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11 February 2014

Animal welfare set to become key part of China's vet training

Animals Asia has welcomed the news that animal welfare looks set to become a key part of China’s veterinary curriculum.

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11 February 2014

#moonbearmonday: Fritz's lunchtime adventures

Meet moon bear Fritz as he ponders how to get something delicious out of the sanctuary puzzle-feeders

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07 February 2014

China's Rapidly Growing Animal Welfare Movement

While the problems with animal welfare in China are well documented - less well known are the growing number of activists working to change the situation. Animals Asia founder Jill Robinson profiles the animal welfare movement in China which she describes as: "maturing far faster than it ever did in the west."

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06 February 2014

Katie and Mac - moon bears who met through bars

After years in tiny cages in bile farms Katie and Mac were rescued by Animals Asia. They first met each other through bars - now nothing can separate them.

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