14 March 2013

Commuters asked to examine the real cost of animal performances

Commuters in some of China’s busiest stations are set to be challenged on their attitudes towards performing animals.


13 March 2013

Animals Asia founder’s “Lifetime Achievement” recognised at awards

Animals Asia founder Jill Robinson has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement award at the 2013 Burgess Wetnose Animal Rescue Awards in London.


06 March 2013

NEWS: Chinese activists stop truck carrying 900 dogs to slaughter

The truck was spotted in the Qijiang District of Chongqing, and the driver was forced to pull over. Of the wide array of pedigree and mixed breeds discovered on board, many still had tags or collars, meaning they are likely to have been stolen from their homes.


07 February 2013

New Year Rescue: One Month On

One month on from the New Year Rescue that saw six bears arrive at Animals Asia’s sanctuary in Chengdu from an illegal bear bile farm in Sichuan Province, each has undergone successful surgery to remove their damaged gall bladders.


06 February 2013

Pedal power raises awareness of exploited bears

More than 100 people took to the roads on a cold and rainy Saturday (26 January 3013) in Hanoi to raise awareness of the need to protect endangered moon bears and other wildlife.


05 February 2013

Inspirational rescued bile farm bear Oliver, recovering from eye operation

Oliver, one of Animals Asia’s most loved and celebrated bears, is recovering at the China Bear Rescue Centre after a successful operation to remove his right eye. He had developed a luxated lens, where the lens moves causing inflammation as well as significant pain and discomfort.


27 January 2013

Campaign sees baby elephants return to the wild in Zimbabwe

Five wild-caught elephant calves due to be sent from Zimbabwe to Chinese zoos have been saved from a life of misery. Thanks to pressure put on the Zimbabwe Parks Authority they have now been sent instead to a national park in Zimbabwe to be rehabilitated back into the wild.


24 January 2013

New Year Rescue: Two Weeks On

Two weeks on from the rescue of six bears on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 from an illegal bear farm by the Sichuan Forestry Department and Animals Asia, four have now completed initial surgery to remove damaged and infected gall bladders.