07 July 2021

Caz, one of our most iconic bears, passes away at the age of 18

It is with deeply heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beautiful Caz. Today, we celebrate her life by remembering the absolute joy she brought to so many around the world.


25 June 2021

Animals Asia rescues the last three bile bears in Lang Son province

Animals Asia comes one step closer to ending bear bile farming in Vietnam as we rescue the last three bears in Lang Son province.


22 June 2021

101 bears home: Meet Smudge, the last bear to be born at Nanning bile farm

Smudge was the last bear to be born at Nanning bile farm. When we arrived in 2014 we found her alone in a cage, crying for her mum. Today, she is a confident, healthy bear. Let’s hear her incredible story.


18 June 2021

Coconut, one of our 101 homecoming bears, passes away surrounded by love

We are very sad to share the news that one of our 101 homecoming bears, the beautiful, sweet Coconut, passed away five weeks after arriving at our Chengdu sanctuary. Read the story of her incredible journey and how she will always be remembered.


16 June 2021

BREAKING: Animals Asia’s Spice of Life rescue brings four bears from circus to sanctuary

Animals Asia is thrilled to announce the arrival of four moon bears to our Vietnam sanctuary after being rescued from a circus in Hanoi. Their rescue marks the end of bear performances at the circus and is another step towards ending all wild animal performances in Vietnam.


12 June 2021

101 bears home: Bärack’s story

Bärack is one of the 101 moon bears Animals Asia recently moved from an ex-bile farm in Nanning to our sanctuary in Chengdu. All bears on bile farms have similar experiences, but their stories are as different and unique as they are. Let’s hear Bärack’s...


01 June 2021

Animals Asia brings 101 bears home in largest ever operation of its kind

We are overcome with excitement to share the news that we have just finished moving 101 moon bears from an ex-bile farm in Nanning, China to our bear sanctuary! This momentous event has been eight years in the making.


26 May 2021

Victory! 67 dogs saved from dog meat trade in Indonesia

Earlier this month police in Central Java, Indonesia, intercepted a truck carrying 78 dogs destined for the dog meat trade. This is the first time authorities in Indonesia have taken direct action against the illegal trade and is a huge victory for those campaigning for its end and our partners Dog Meat Free Indonesia were there to help the rescued dogs.