03 July 2013

NGOs agree to work together to end “criminal and cruel” dog and cat meat industry in China

Animal welfare organisations across China have agreed to work together against the “criminal and cruel” dog and cat meat industry.


27 June 2013

Beijing dog owners call for rethink after big dog ban

Animals Asia is supporting Beijing dog owners who have called for a more reasoned approach to the “big dogs” law now being implemented in parts of the city.


14 June 2013

20 years and 400 bears – how change was made

When a farmer in Northern Vietnam decided the bear he once farmed for its bile deserved a better life with Animals Asia, he could have had no idea of the significance of the decision.


06 June 2013

Chinese actor Duan Yihong bonds with the bears!

“Wo Ai Yue Xiong!” (We Love Moon Bears!) was the cry from Chinese heartthrob actor Duan Yihong and the school children attending Animals Asia’s Chengdu Sanctuary this week.


30 May 2013

Visitors increase after Chinese zoo stops animal performances

When Nanjing Zoo ended animal performances in 2011 it feared visitor numbers would decrease but the opposite happened - the zoo enjoyed its highest visitor numbers in five years.


29 May 2013

International Alliance Formed to End Dog Meat Trade in Key Countries

The Asia Canine Protection Alliance (ACPA) has been formed to end the inhumane dog meat trade responsible for slaughtering an estimated 5 million dogs for human consumption per year and posing a risk to human health.


28 May 2013

Downton Abbey’s Mrs Patmore visits China Bear Rescue Centre

English actress Lesley Nicol, star of international hit TV show Downton Abbey, has completed a visit to Animals Asia’s China Bear Rescue Centre (CBRC) in Chengdu, China.


20 May 2013

Children’s book tells story of rescued moon bear

To mark 20 years since our founder Jill Robinson first visited a bear bile farm we are selling 100 copies of "Jasper's Story" through our website, with all proceeds going to our work. The book is also available through regular retailers, with 90% of royalties from sales going to Animals Asia.