24 January 2013

Muppet shows it’s not cool to eat dogs and cats

Muppet, a Chinese mixed-breed dog rescued by Animals Asia founder Jill Robinson after being saved from a truck on its way to a hellish meat market was the star attraction at an Animals Asia anti-dog-and-cat eating event in Chengdu, Sichuan Province on Sunday (Jan 9).

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21 January 2013

All you need is love, persistence and bear hugs!

Last week as the world celebrated Valentine’s Day, Animals Asia staff took to the streets in Chengdu, bear hugging passers-by. We look at how Animals Asia is ending bear bile farming, whether it’s a single hug, a tweet to millions or through media stories with a potential audience of over a billion.

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16 January 2013

Vietnam bear sanctuary saved from eviction

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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11 January 2013

Six bears saved from illegal bile farm in China

Six bears were rescued from an illegal bear bile farm in China on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by the Sichuan Forestry Department and delivered to Animals Asia.

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07 December 2012

China bear rescue: Two precious young gifts for Christmas

Two young moon bears have arrived safely at the China Bear Rescue Centre, after a long trip from the mountainous region of Yibin county. The pair were recently confiscated by the Sichuan Forestry Department from local villagers, who found them in the wild nearly two years ago.

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31 October 2012

Jet Li’s charity foundation recognises documentary

“Moon Bear”, a groundbreaking undercover documentary that exposes the horrific bear bile farming industry in China, has won three awards as part of The One Foundation’s charity film festival, at an awards ceremony in Beijing. The One Foundation was founded by Jet Li, the film actor, producer, and martial artist.

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27 October 2012

Animals Asia dog wash event

We have all heard of a car wash fundraiser, but Animals Asia organised its very first “Dog Wash”, not only to raise much needed funds for the organisation and the Moon Bears, but also to generate awareness of the issue within schools across Hong Kong.

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27 October 2012

Improving captive animal welfare - Animals Asia facilitates advanced veterinary learning

Senior vets from zoos across China gathered at Beijing Zoo for a seminar on advanced specialist veterinary techniques to improve animal welfare. The seminar, held on 17-19 September 2012, saw an elite group of 30 of the best of China’s zoo vets coming together to improve their knowledge and the standard of veterinary care they can offer at their zoos.

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