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.


20 September 2012

Moon bear cubs rescued from smugglers

Two small moon bear cubs, confiscated from smugglers in North Vietnam, were rescued by our Vietnam team and successfully transported home to our Moon Bear Rescue Centre at Tam Dao National Park.


18 September 2012

“Bear farm tourists” targeted by Vietnamese authorities

The authorities at one of Vietnam’s major travel destinations have launched an awareness campaign targeting tourists that pay for bile to be extracted from caged bears on illegal bear bile farms.


14 September 2012

Bear bile farming industry put on notice by World Conservation Congress

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress, the world’s largest and most important conservation event has passed a resolution addressing the issue of bear bile farming.


28 August 2012

Dr Dog at Guangzhou Cat Show

Dr Dogs from Guangzhou joined Guangzhou’s first Cat Show on 4-5 of August in the Baiyun Wanda Plaza. It was actually a party for the cat-lovers with over 200,000 people joining the 2-day event.


24 August 2012

Chinese zoos in dialogue with world-class animal welfare experts

Over 50 directors and senior managers from Chinese zoos engaged in a dialogue with animal welfare experts from around the world with the aim of improving animal management practices and welfare standards.


09 July 2012

China summer camp - Volunteers update animal welfare knowledge

In order to thank our Dr Dog guardians and volunteers for their continued contributions to Animals Asia’s ever-growing Cat and Dog Welfare programmes in China, we recently organised the first “Volunteer Summer Camp” in June 2012.


27 June 2012

Campaign to stop illegal bear bile exports from China to Korea

A public awareness campaign to end the cross-border trade of bear bile from China to South Korea will be launched on Wednesday 27 June 2012 at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea.